THE TALE OF THE TREES 2018
Pages of pictures by our
paparazzi illustrating the 10th Annual Christmas Tree
Festival at St Faith's Great Crosby.
Chapter Three - Close
Harmony and Carols
This final set of pictures records the very special concert
held on the Friday evening of the Tree Festival week.
This was the only ticketed event of the week, but this did not
deter a goodly audience from turning out to enjoy three
First up were the Wayfarers Close Harmony Barbershop
Singers from Southport, among whose ranks was Rick Walker,
wearing two hats with his usual aplomb.
The group's a capella smooth and silky harmonies were a
delight this year as on previous occasions.
They were followed on stage by the St Nicholas Singers,
the increasingly accomplished community choir based at our
sister church in Blundellsands.
Under the capable direction of their director, Mike Foy,
they presented a lovely sequence of carols and Christmas
After the interval, the Wayfarers gave voice again,
before the evening was ended by a marvellous performance by
local mezzo-soprano Danielle Louise Thomas.
Her lovely voice and fine repertoire made a fitting
ending to the night's music and heralded the imminent close of
the tenth St Faith's Christmas Tree Festival.
A ever, we are more than grateful to the team of
hard-working helpers, this year under the direction of Rick
and Rosie Walker, or making possible this landmark event in
of our parish and local community and the many charities for
which the trees raised much needed and appreciated funding.
Photos by Rick Walker and Chris Price
Click HERE for
Chapter One - 'Making all things ready'
Click HERE for
Chapter Two - 'Trees and Trumpets'