Nearly 100 streets sign up to Doorstep Carols in just one week

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Sing safely and keep your distance this year...

In just one week, almost 100 streets and neighbourhoods have signed up to take part in the Borough-wide Doorstep Carols on Christmas Eve.

And there’s still time to join in the festive fun.

The synchronised carol singing will begin at 6pm with a rendition of Jingle Bells ringing out through the streets and villages of Bedford Borough.

Read: Can we create the biggest socially distanced choir Bedford’s ever seen?

Ben Woodfine, who came up with the idea of Doorstep Carols, said: “I already knew that there was a great community spirit in Bedford, but I’m overwhelmed by the response so far.

“We’ve even had an enquiry from a lady in Somerset to ask if she can replicate the idea where she lives.”

If your street, neighbourhood or village would like to join in the festive sing-song, you can register by emailing doorstepcarols@outlook.com.

You’ll be sent all the information you need to safely organise a local event, as well as the lyrics for three Christmas songs.

 

 

 

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