THE LIVING YEARS – Loosley Woven Dec15




               Fund raiser for Amnesty International 

Our Church will host a great Christmas concert  to be performed by the local music group  “LOOSELY WOVEN”   on  Sunday  15TH  Dec at 4  pm.   Wayne Richmond, the leader of the group, is one of the Peninsula’s inspirational leaders in giving live music to the community, Avalon Baptist Church  co-sponsors this concert with Avalon Amnesty Int. Group  as part of the church global justice mission work.

You can enjoy a musical treat and  also support human rights by coming .

Wayne Richmond, the leader of the group, is one of the Peninsula’s inspirational leaders in giving live music to the community .

There will be 21 instrumentalists and singers  performing in ‘The Living Years’ concert, which is named after the well-known song by Mike and the Mechanics and tells of a son’s regret over unresolved conflict with his now-deceased father. 

Some  highlights include:

  • ‘The Hungry Mile’, a song about the struggle of the working class in early Sydney
  • ‘No Loss No Gain’ which asks “Will man ever find the wisdom and knowledge to change his ways?”
  • Dougie MacLean’s powerful ‘Turning Away’ which also examines the plight of humankind

and  a few     Christmas songs including:

  •     ‘Angels’     Carol’
  •     ‘Do     you hear what I hear’
  •     and     the Bee Gees beautiful ‘First of May’

the recently deceased John Dengate’s ironic protest about privatisation


  • Cat Stevens’ ‘Father & Son’
  • Bob Marley’s reggae hit ‘Three Little Birds’
  • Ike & Tina Turner’s ‘Nutbush City Limits’
  • a fun arrangement of ‘Rawhide’

Instruments this time will include violin, viola, flute, harp, clarinet, saxophones, trumpet, recorder, glockenspiel, guitars, mandolin, concertina, accordion, melodeon, keyboard and percussion..

The concert is free and there is always a scrumptious free afternoon tea..Voluntary donations will go to Amnesty International and help people around the world suffering human rights abuse.

Avalon Amnesty International group is at present working on several campaigns.  At  our concert we will give supporters a chance to sign letters as part of the Amnesty “Write for Rights” campaign – around the world millions send letters on behalf of  people who face  discrimination, violence, imprisonment and even death. 

Free Concert:   “The Living Years”  (Loosely Woven)

Free Afternoon tea

Date: 15th   December   @  4  p.m. 

Place:    Avalon Baptist Church –   2 George St.

Voluntary Donations:  Avalon Amnesty International Group


Information: Kath Moody 9918 2502


Previous Concerts

Mark helps out at concert Talented Violinist Kazu Milne will be playing with LW

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