A classical Christmas concert featuring some festive classics is coming up at St Mary's Church in Newent.

The Newent Orchestra will set the festive mood on Saturday, December 9 at 2:30pm.

Conductor Tobias Lazenbury has curated a programme with a mix of well-known seasonal music and debut performances.



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He said: "This is my first Christmas with the Newent Orchestra and we are offering up some festive favourites and some pieces that reflect my background in choral singing.

"We also have some special guests, children from the Strawberry Hill Dance Centre."

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The concert will feature 'Christmas Sleighride', composed by Gloucester composer and organist, Christopher Boodle, pieces from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake ballet suite, 'Waltz of the Flowers' from The Nutcracker Suite and some traditional carols.

Adult tickets are priced at £10 in advance (online payment) or on the door (cash or contactless), while under 16s can attend for free.

Refreshments will be served during the interval.