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Early bird tickets for BBC Christmas show at DLWP
Early bird tickets for BBC Christmas show at DLWP

Yes, it’s early to be thinking ahead to Christmas but this could be something you and your family don’t want to miss.

The De La Warr Pavilion has a special Christmas show on Sunday December 20, and there is an Early Bird offer this month, until August 30, with tickets at £20.

The prestigious BBC Singers, with chief conductor David Hill will be joining the Onyx Brass Band to recreate a semi-staged production of Dylan Thomas’s delightful prose poem A Child’s Christmas In Wales.

This magical evening of choral music and story-telling celebrates Christmas in style and is a nostalgic and humorous account of Christmases long ago, illustrated with seasonal music for choir and brass including: Oer yw’r gŵr sy’n methu caru (Deck the Halls), Arr Ralph Allwood: Jingle Bells, White Christmas, Trad arr Leontovych : Ukrainian Bell Carol, Ben Parry: Christmas Cards, Arr Andrew Carter: Twelve Days Of Christmas, Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire (Christmas Song), Suo Gân, I Saw Three Ships, Vaughan Williams: Wassail (from 5 folk song arrangements), Good King Wenceslas, Holl amrantau’r sêr ddywedant (All Through The Night).

The audience can join in the fun with some of the better known carols and at the end of the evening with a rousing rendition of some Christmas favourites including Rudolf The Red Nose Reindeer! Book on 01424 229111 or www.dlwp.com