Town holds concert to celebrate internationally-recognised religious event

PUBLISHED: 18:00 13 April 2017

Performers at the Axbridge Earth Hour Concert. Picture: Tim Hind

Performers at the Axbridge Earth Hour Concert. Picture: Tim Hind


A community celebrated a worldwide religious event with music in a 15th century church.

The Earth Hour concert is part of an international movement and is one of the largest symbolic mass events in the world.

Music filled the St John The Baptist Church, in The Square, Axbridge, as almost 100 people piled in to celebrate the Christian event.

Bob Foster, church treasurer, said: “The event ran smoothly and we have had several positive comments from people who attended.

“The many hours of dedicated practise by the performers has helped me to realise my dream of illustrating the wonderful acoustics we have in our church and to give people to perform to some of the talented people we have in our community.”

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