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Bright Stars in Winter

Bright Stars in Winter — Canal Concert survives the snow!

The Cotswold Canal Trust Christmas Concert, postponed due to snow falls in early December, will now take place at 7.30pm on Sunday, 21st January, at St Cyr’s Church, Church Lane, Stonehouse, GL10 3QP. Click here, or on the image below, for Google Map of the area.

The highlight of the concert will be Benjamin Britten’s ‘Ceremony of Carols’, sung by the Cotswold Canal Singers; accompanied by harpist Jemima Philips.

Seasonal songs and new setting of a 15th-century work

The singers will perform other seasonal songs and carols, including a new setting of ‘Adam lay i-bounden’ by conductor Hugh Barton.
Major Pipework Recorder Consort will also perform.

Tickets previously purchased for the postponed event remain valid

21st January Concert Tickets — £10
Cash purchases only please — Under 16s free

Available from Cotswold Canals Trust Wallbridge Lock Visitor Centre, Bell House, Stroud, GL5 3JS
Stocks permitting, tickets will also be available at the venue

Click here, or on the image below, to download and print your own poster

A fundraising event

Funds raised by this concert will support ‘Stroudwater Navigation Connected’, the project to complete restoration of the Stroudwater Navigation,
from The Ocean, Stonehouse to Saul Junction.

This project is the focus of a new bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund, made by Stroud District Council and its partners, including the Cotswold Canals Trust, on 30th November 2017. The Heritage Lottery Fund decision will be made in April 2018.

By supporting this concert, you will not only have an enjoyable evening’s entertainment, but also be helping to make this exciting project a reality.

For more information about ‘Stroudwater Navigation Connected’
Call Val Kirby, 01453 753 762 or 07960 789 938

Click here, or on the image below, to view a summary of the funding bid