”THE LIVING YEARS”
“LOOSELY WOVEN” gives XMAS CONCERT
At AVALON BAPTIST CHURCH
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:
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 email@example.com