A MUSICAL celebration of The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady is coming to a church near Ledbury.

Thirty of the best-loved folk songs will be performed at Holy Trinity Bosbury, including Wild Mountain Thyme; Bushes and Briars; If I was a Blackbird; Seeds of Love and Country Life, bring a year in the countryside to life in a nostalgic celebration of the seasons and holidays.

There will be a chance to join in with some of the best-known choruses during this musical journey through a year.

The event is being held to raise funds for the church.

The event is set to celebrate the 150th birthday of the Diary author, Elizabeth Holden and London-based acapella group Broomdasher have created a 90-minute folk-musical to capture the nostalgia of a bygone age.

Edith’s 1906 Country Diary sold seven million copies and is still the all-time Sunday Times Booklist chart topper, holding number one spot for 65 weeks.

Critics have called the show 'inspired', 'truly amazing', 'wonderful singing and harmonies - they brought a tear to my eye', 'a beautiful evocation of a bygone England' and 'traditional folk meeting Edwardian eco-warrior - fantastic'.

The event is being held at the church at 7pm on Saturday, October 16. Tickets, that cost £10 adults and £25 for a family ticket can be bought from Esther Kay on 01531 670634 or Suanna Rosier on 01531 640444.