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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 2nd December, 2016)

Lights event (2 of 3)

Lights event (2 of 3)
Riverside Harmony Chorus Ladies Barbershop Chorus at the Haigh Hall Christmas tree lights switch on event.

Photo: David  (Olympus OMD EM10)
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Comment by: Mick on 2nd December 2016 at 07:01

This is all wrong women shouldn't be allowed to call themselves Barbershop singers,they should stick to being be Hairdressers singers.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 2nd December 2016 at 07:30

I am certain that the singing brought happiness to the listeners but why couldnt the organisers have made that plain canvas tent look a bit more festive ? When you see old photos of events that took place years ago, flags, flowers, greenery , you name it, decked the halls...or tents !

Comment by: Garry on 2nd December 2016 at 13:34

Yip I have to agree with Helen. There is no better place than in Wigan Town centre on a late Thursday evening shopping night, just before Christmas, listening the Salvation Army band, playing all the best known Christmas carols, surrounded by shoppers. Now that's what I call Christmas.

Comment by: Vb on 2nd December 2016 at 14:36

Just noticed the scarves are the same colour as the decor in the Hall.....the colour looks nice in scarves. I bet the choir sounds wonderful and I hope they were warm enough!

Comment by: A.W. on 2nd December 2016 at 16:22

Mick, lady barbers are not uncommon these days, I had my hair cut by one only a week ago. In fact, I can remember a lady barber cutting my hair as far back as 1981 and that's when I still had enough to be worth cutting regularly.

Comment by: Christine on 6th December 2016 at 18:56

Christmas? Just another money making racket. Hi-jacked by the fat-cats in order to ensure THEY don't have to choose between eating or heating. When will all this claptrap stop?

Comment by: Garry on 9th December 2016 at 21:48

Christine Never. Because Christmas is a great time.The thing is about Christmas is it all depends on how are you fixed, in terms of money.If you've got money no problem if not, well I can understand you point.
Merry Xmas x.

Comment by: Christine on 21st December 2016 at 21:25

I reckon it will stop, Garry. Once the ordinary folk finally remove their blinkers and realise they're being taken for a ride. It may not happen in this century...but it will definitely occur. Brainwashing can only go so far.

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