The local community was once again looking forward to joining together to celebrate Christmas by taking part in carol concerts or attending the atmospheric Midnight Mass and other Christmas services in the Minster. Very sadly this was not possible in view of the restrictions imposed by Covid-19.

As Andrew Curtis, Chair of the Wimborne Minster Makes Music Appeal Committee said: “Most of us enjoy traditional festive music in the season of goodwill and particularly Christmas carols, because this is very much part of the precious time spent with families, friends, and colleagues, but this was just not possible.”

Just as soon as it is able to the appeal will continue seeking the assistance of fundraising trusts and will be asking for the support of the town, schools and businesses as well as other neighbouring towns in rural Dorset. The overriding aim of the appeal is to keep the sound of music firmly in Wimborne Minster and at the heart of its vibrant community.

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