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Invite you to Come and Sing the Traditional


At St Andrew’s Church. Monday 4th December 2017, 7.30pm


Welcome from St Andrew’s

Introduction by Mr Owen May, President Bude/Stratton and District OCS.


Carol No 9. Arise Behold the Heavenly Choir     Bert Tape Collection, Morwenstow

              33. Welcome That Star                                                       Hawker/Ash                        


A Reading from Elizabeth Howlett’s Memories


Carol No 10. Behold the Grace Appears                Bert Tape Collection, Morwenstow            

                34. Whence those Sounds Symphonious                          Kilkhampton


A Reading from Bill Young’s ‘Stratton Treasures’


Carol No 40.  While Shepherds (6)                                                Old St. Genny’s

6.Sweet Chiming Christmas Bells         Salvation Army words. Tintagel              


Bert Biscoe, Vyajor gans Geryow,  reading poems by Rev Stephen Hawker


Carol No 31. This is the Day                                                 Ethel Jewell Collection      

               32. To us a Child of Hope is Born                                    “


A Reading from Lydia Saunders’  ‘Cornish Days’


Carol No 29. Shepherds Rejoice (1)                                                         Bridport, Dorset

                20. High Let us Swell Our Tuneful Voice          Ethel Jewell Collection

         During this carol a collection will be taken in aid of Church funds.


Poems read by Bert Biscoe


Carol  No 14. Flaming Seraphs ,            The Stratton Carol.


Epilogue Carol No 26.  ‘O Fair O Fair Jerusalem’     Bert Tape Collection  Morwenstow


Music played by Dafydd Thomas, researched by Mike Richardson

Refreshments and Raffle


We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Nadelik Lowen Ha Blydhen Nowydh Da








The Padstow Carollers begin their Christmas events on Sunday 03rd December 2017 with the Christmas Lights ceremony at the Bandstand at 6.00pm.

Traditional evenings with the R.A.O.B. and with the Royal British Legion take place on the dates shown. Any changes or additional dates will be detailed later should this be necessary.

Start times for Sunday evenings vary so please take note.

A ‘run-through’ is planned for Monday 27th November 2017 at 6.30pm, in the Little Theatre, by kind permission of the Kernow Players.


Sunday 03rd December 2017           6.00pm

Padstow Christmas Lights.

Friday 08th December 2017          

Crib Exhibition, St. Petroc Church.    6.30pm

Saturday 09th December 2017          8.00pm

R.A.O.B. St. Petroc Lodge.

Sunday 10th December 2017            6.00pm

Market; New St.; School Hill; Netherton Rd.; Glynn Rd.; Alan Rd.; Dennis Rd.

Wednesday 13th December 2017     7.30pm

Royal British Legion, Padstow Social Club.

Sunday 17th December 2017            7.35pm.        

Market; Lanadwell Street; Church Lane; St. Saviours; Church St; Barry’s Lane;

Christmas Eve                                    6.30pm

Market; Old Ship Hotel; Prideaux Place; Metropole Hotel.


The Carol Party is open to anyone who wishes to participate; all are welcome to join our regular supporters. Word sheets are provided for those who may not be familiar with the ancient Padstow Carols that we sing at Christmas.


Roger Gool 01841 533005.

                    07927 561820.

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