St Anne’s Choir tour fundraising begins with Mothering Sunday Cake Sale

By karen

Members of St Anne's Cathedral's Girls' Choir.

Members of St Anne’s Cathedral’s Girls’ Choir.

The choristers of St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, are embarking on a major fundraising drive to raise money for a Choir Tour in France planned for the summer.

The first big fundraising event will be a Cake and Gift Sale in the Cathedral on Mothering Sunday, March 15. Cakes and gifts including homemade jams and flowerpots will be on sale after the Sung Eucharist Service at 11am and again after the All Age Service being held at 1pm.

Other activities planned include a car wash and sponsored participation in the Belfast Marathon – the choristers are likely to turn a few heads among marathon spectators when they do the marathon walk in their cassocks!

The French tour will give the choristers the opportunity to sing for different audiences in different venues, and will boost the profile of St Anne’s at home and in France.

A group including members of the Girls’ Choir, Lay Clerks and Sopranos will leave Belfast on July 31, and the first concerts will be staged in the south east of France. The tour begins with a performance at a festival in Poligny celebrating the 600th anniversary of the church there. The choir then moves to …read more

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