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FOLLOWING on from their most recent massive success, ’Songbook’, St. Peter’s Male Voice Choir, Drogheda and Musical Director Edward Holly present their annual Christmas concert which for 16 years has welcomed the beginning of the festive season in Drogheda.
In the magical setting of St. Peter’s Church, West Street, they’ll present ‘So this is Christmas’ with a live 14-piece Orchestra,
St. Peter’s Male Voice Choir with guests both international and local, perform many Christmas favourites in a magical evening not to be missed by music lovers.
It’s on December 2 at 8pm. Tickets: €25 (no booking fee). Available from: Credit Card Purchase (041) 982 9124. Reception at Westcourt Hotel, West St., Drogheda (041) 983 0965. Sacristy of St. Peter’s Church, West St.,Drogheda, (041) 983 8537.
LGBTQ group meeting
DROGHEDA LGBTQ Group will meet Thursday 16th November in Starbucks from 7.30pm to 9pm.
The group has a flag day on December 18 and any volunteers wanting to help out, tel : 0874379002 . Stand up campaign week is 13th to 17th November
MUSICIANS are now invited to apply for a slot at the 2018 Vantastival festival. Applications are accepted from original acts of all genres as well as traditional groups. Interested acts should fill in the online application form at www.vantastival.com/ line-applications-2018/. Musicians must provide a link where the judging panel can listen to a minimum of three original tracks. The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 15 th December 2017.
Powered by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Vantastival will take place from the 1st to the 3rd June 2018, returning to the beautiful grounds of Beaulieu House on the banks of the Boyne just outside Drogheda.
The festival is one of Ireland’s most unique independent music festivals and 2017 saw record numbers attend over the June bank holiday weekend. Vantastival has earned its reputation as a relaxed and friendly boutique festival with a diverse line up showcasing the best of up-and-coming Irish acts and providing a platform for new Irish music. 2018 will be the ninth year of the event.
Tickets for Vantastival 2018 will go on sale on December 1st.
See www.vantastival.com for more details.
Des Clinton’s images are on display
IMAGES of Military in Drogheda 19161923 from the collection of Des Clinton is now running at Drogheda library.
The photos can be viewed during library opening hours until 18 November. A wonderful collection of images of Old Drogheda not to be missed.
At the concert for the Alzheimers Centre were Emily White and Doreen Byrne.