Sing-along with Sidcot School's Christmas concert

Group of students singing in the Christmas concert

Subtitles will be available with the performance for viewers to sing-along to. - Credit: Sidcot School

Sidcot School will go ahead with its traditional Christmas concert this year, virtually.

The school has confirmed that due to the coronavirus pandemic, current restrictions left no alternative and that its students wanted to "spread good cheer for Christmas".

Despite taking place via live stream, Sidcot's director of music said students have put just as much effort into their performances.

Paul Woolley, director of music at Sidcot School.

Paul Woolley, director of music at Sidcot School. - Credit: Sidcot School

Paul Woolley said: "The children have put in a huge effort and the performance stands to be something very special."

A selection of classic carols will be performed, with subtitles for all viewers to sing-along to.

“Some people will feel isolated and we hope that this event can bring some festive relief, that families will get together to sing along and care homes can use this event to start their Christmas festivities.”

Sidcot School student playing the trombone.

More than 50 students will take part in the Christmas concert. - Credit: Sidcot School

More than 50 students will perform at the concert, which begins at 7pm tomorrow (Friday.

To view the concert, log on to www.sidcot.org.uk/christmas

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