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Diocesan services set for broadcast on BBC radio

20 December 2016

Services from around the diocese are set to be broadcast on BBC local radio over the coming days.

Carols from Grimsby Minster, recorded at the recent Shoppers' Carol Service, will be broadcast on BBC Radio Humberside on Christmas Eve at 2pm and repeated on Christmas Day at 6am. Led by the Revd Canon Andrew Dodd and the Rt Revd Dr David Court, Bishop of Grimsby, this service also features members of the NAViGO Choir and readings offered by people from the congregation, people associated with NAViGO, and Lara King from BBC Radio Humberside.


The BBC Radio Lincolnshire Christmas Carol Service, recorded at Boston Stump, will be broadcast on Christmas Day from 10am. Led by the Revd Alyson Buxton and members of the clergy team at St Botolph's, the service features an Address and a Christmas blessing offered by the Rt Revd Christopher Lowson, Bishop of Lincoln, and also specially prepared musical pieces by the St Botolph's Choir and the Band of the Royal Air Force College.


In addition, both BBC Radio Humberside and BBC Radio Lincolnshire will broadcast a concert given by the St Cecilia Singers of North Lincolnshire. Recorded at St Andrew's Church, Epworth, the broadcast may be heard on both stations on Christmas Eve at 5pm (it will be repeated on BBC Radio Lincolnshire on Christmas Day at 6am).