Published Monday 5 November 2018 at 13:36
A special Remembrance Concert is being held in Blackburn to mark the 100 years since the Armistice was signed.
The music and drama commemoration is on Tuesday, November 6 at King George’s Hall, Blackburn.
The Mayor of Blackburn, Councillor Pat McFall, is supporting the event and tickets are free. Any donations on the night will go towards the Mayor’s Charities.
School children from all over the borough including Our Lady and St John RC High School, Blackburn as well as primary schools, will be singing on the night along with the Salvation Army.
Pupils from Westholme School drama department will be offering an extract from the play War Horse, together with readings, letters and poems.
Tickets can be picked up from King George’s Hall Box Office.
Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen Councillor Pat McFall said:
The evening is for everyone from Blackburn with Darwen to come together and remember our fallen heroes through music. It will be a truly memorable night, with songs, readings, letters and drama from our talented young people.
Please come along and join us for this once in a life time 100 year anniversary concert.”
The Mayor’s Charities 2018 are Nightsafe, Derian House, Domestic Violence Charities and Cherished Gowns.