We Will Remember; Remembrance Concert 2018

An evening of songs and poems to commemorate the Armistice of 1918 that concluded the ‘War to end all wars’ was held on 10th November 2018 at St Peter’s church in Marchington.

A packed church was treated to an emotional evening of pieces which included:

– Look at the World by John Rutter
– Linden Lea by Ralph Vaugh Williams
– Fields of Gold by G. Sumner
– Londonderry Air by Bob Chilcot
– We’ll Gather Violets by J. L. Molloy
– Bring Him Home by Schönberg and Boublil
– All Through the Night; Traditional
– Calon Lân; Traditional
– For the Fallen by Mike Sammes
– Lead Kindly Light by Howard Goodall
– Stille Nacht; Traditional

Poems and readings
– Adlstrop by Edward Thomas
– Letter to a Soldier
– The Send-off by Wilfred Owen

Testimonials received after the event:
“How beautiful the concert was last night. The songs were beautiful and wonderfully arranged and the singing amazing.  A lovely, yet moving, night.” Amanda Leonard

“What a wonderful evening last night. You sounded great but more than that it was so moving. My dad used to sing Danny Boy so that got me going! Please tell all the Marchington singers well done!” Gill Scarlett

“The programme was balanced and appropriate for the occasion; the words were sung with meaning and conveyed the emotion of the occasion – I noticed several people wiping a tear. Congratulations to everyone for putting on a wonderful memorable event. It was an honour to be part of it!” Shirley Horton


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