It was a night of festivities in St. John’s Place, Lower Bemerton, on Friday, December 7, at the Salisbury Committee for Cancer Research’s annual Christmas Celebrations.To raise money for cancer research , the committee arranged a two-course meal, with a bar, raffle prizes and last but not least,: fantastic vocals from The Amici Choir and The Navy Larks.
There was real Christmas spirit in the converted church as most people were dressed in festive fashion and a prize was awarded for the best Christmas outfit by BAFTA winner Kate Edgar, also compering the choirs.
Chairman of Salisbury Cancer Research thanked the choirs for giving their time for free.
To round of the evening, everybody chimed in to sing Christmas carols such as The Twelve Days of Christmas and White Christmas.
The committee worked hard all day, cooking the meals and baking the cakes to top last year’s successful night.
“This year was even better, we over-ticketed a little bit, but everybody managed to get a seat and got some food and thoroughly enjoyed the whole evening,” Sue said.
“St. John’s place is a beautiful place to have such an occasion with the carols.
“I’d like to thank everybody who came, the committee for all their hard work, and I wish everybody a Merry Christmas.
“And to our supporters in Salisbury, we raise £40,000 to £50,000 every year, and it’s thank to the Salisbury people we can raise this from their generosity.”