Bedford young soloist sought to sing at live screening of The Snowman this Christmas

“The Snowman” by Raymond Briggs is published by Puffin Image © Snowman Enterprises Ltd

Bedford’s young vocalists are being given an exciting opportunity to perform The Snowman live at a town centre location this Christmas.

The lucky soloist will perform Walking in the Air with Hitchin Band at their live music screening of the festive classic at St Paul’s Church in December.

Described as ‘a magical experience for all the family’, the band have previously performed three sell-out years at St. Mary’s Church in Hitchin, so this year are heading out on the road to perform in Letchworth and Bedford.

“We are inviting applications for young singers (girls or boys aged 8-16 with unbroken treble voice) to sing the famous ‘Walking in the Air’ song whilst the band accompanies the film,” said a spokesperson for the band.

“This is an unmissable event and many families come every year and have made this part of their Christmas tradition.”

St Pauls Church
The performance will take place in Bedford’s St Paul’s Church

The deadline for soloist applications is Sunday 10 October and the application form can be found on the Hitchin Band website here. Audition material will then be sent out in due course.

Performances will take place at:

  • St Mary’s Church, Hitchin on Saturday 4 December at 3.30pm, 4.45pm and 6pm with tickets available here.
  • Broadway Cinema & Theatre, Letchworth on Sunday 5 December at 10.00am and 11.30am with tickets available here.
  • St. Paul’s Church, Bedford on Sunday 12 December at 3.45pm and 5.15pm with tickets available here.

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