NU NS from many parts of
Westminster and adjoining dioceses travelled to Stanmore on Sunday to hear a magnificent rendering of Handel's Messiah at St. Thomas' School Hall.
The choir of 130 boys and girls from St. James' Secondary Modern School, Burnt Oak, where Sister Catherine, D.P.. is head teacher, was conducted by Sister Rose. L.R.A.M. The performance was repeated on the following Monday and Wednesday for the benefit of parents and friends.
These pupils were rehearsing for three months: solos were rendered with confidence, but it would be invidious to single out any one singer or section of a choir which, in the opinion of this critic, deserves a wider audience.
The "Cresswellians," the parish drama group of Our lady Help of Christians. Blackheath, are presenting a special Christmas show at St. Mary's Hall, Cresswc11 Park, London, S.F.3, on the evenings at December 18, 19. and 20. The show includes a ghost play, pantomania, and a playlet called "The Christmas Story."