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Ipswich Bach Choir Concert
Antony Carrick features at
"Our plan is to visit the home on the 28th and 29th November
and work as hard as we can over the weekend to improve
Ipswich Bach Choir Concert
the garden. We have received a long list of ideas from the
children and we want to try and deliver what they want."
The final concert in the Ipswich Bach Choir's 80th anniversary
year will be a very special one. On Saturday 5 December
Serena Emberley, manager of the home said; "We very much
2009 at 7.30 at Ipswich School, a local favourite actor, Antony
look forward to working with Mark and the team to improve
Carrick, will be the narrator in a performance of Vaughan
things for the children. Our children's home provides a service
Williams' The First Nowell. "This is a beautiful piece written right
for children from across the whole county and is the only
at the end of the composer's life," commented Musical
home accommodating the younger 8-13 age group.
Director Patrick McCarthy, "in which Antony will be reading
Therefore, the project is very important."
texts which tell the Christmas Story in between arrangements
of carols sung by the choir." Soprano Lindsay Gowers and
The team are trying to source the materials to undertake the
baritone Michael Hancock-Child will also be taking part.
project through donations from businesses in Beccles and
The programme for the evening will be varied and cheerful,
across the county and are now appealing for your help. If you
as is only right at such a joyous time of year. Charpentier's
have skills in erecting play equipment or are a supplier of
Midnight Mass is full of jolly French carols and dances and
garden products and equipment, plants, shrubs or timber and
Antony Carrick will be doing a Christmas recitation.
you would like to help the home please contact Angie Sellon,
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service on 014573 260535.
There will also be a premiere performance as the choir is
most fortunate in having a Treasurer who also composes. Paul
Recipe of the Month
Greenewich has written a short piece especially for the choir's
anniversary called Tintern and this will be an important part of
from the Sorrel Horse Inn
Members of the audience will not be left out of the fun. As
well as singing traditional Christmas carols, everyone can join
in the glorious Hallelujah Chorus as part of the BBC Sing
Hallelujah project to round off the evening.
Christmas Cake and Brandy Parfait
When your family has had enough of Christmas cake try this!
New members are also welcome at the Ipswich Bach Choir,
which meets on Wednesday evenings. There are no auditions
Serves: 6-8 people
and the choir contains a mixture of new and experienced
Prep time: 10 mins
singers. All you need is an acceptable voice and enthusiasm.
Freezing time: Over night
Call 01473 832559 for more details on membership.
Tickets: available from Music World, 16 Queen Street from
397g Carnation Sweetened Condensed Milk
November. Also from choir members, at the door or
450ml Single Cream
telephone 01473 251618
200ml crème fraiche
1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
Swapping hoses for roses
3 tbsp Brandy
350g Christmas cake or pudding crumbled
100g Ready to eat Prunes Chopped
Groundforce at the end of the
1) Line a 900g pudding basin with a double layer of cling film.
month as an ambitious group of
2) Whisk together the Carnation Sweetened Condensed Milk,
volunteers from Suffolk County
cream, crème friche, vanilla extract and brandy until the mix-
Council embark on a mission to redesign the garden of a
ture is smooth.
local children's home.
3) Pour into a shallow plastic box and freeze for 2-3 hours or
A group of staff from the Fire and Rescue Service and the
wider Public Protection, Social Inclusion and Diversity
4) Beat with a fork, then stir in the cake or pudding and the
Directorate, CYP Directorate and Suffolk Young Peoples Health
Project (4YP) are volunteering their time and services to
improve the garden at Beccles Children's Home.
5) Pour in the pudding basin cover and freeze overnight.
6) When ready to serve, carefully turn out on to a serving
Mark Sanderson, Assistant Chief Fire Officer said; "We are very
plate and remove cling film. Top with a spoonful of cranberry
keen to get out into the community and help out. After
compote, if you like.
researching a number of worthy projects, we selected
Beccles Children's home, which needs some help and
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support to make the garden more enjoyable yet safe for the
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children. Since the project supports vulnerable children in
Suffolk we jumped at the chance of helping out, particularly
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