Queen’s Chaplain’s Desert Island Disc choir to perform charity concert
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A choir which sings one of the Queen’s Chaplain’s favourite songs, chosen as one of her Desert Island Discs on the iconic BBC Radio 4 show, will be performing a charity concert at her church this Saturday.
Rev Rose Hudson Wilkin chose There is a Balm in Gilead by the Ken Burton and the Adventist Vocal Ensemble last year, when she appeared on the BBC show which has been running since 1942.
Rev Rose, who also presides over churches in Haggerston and Dalston, explained how the choir has a special place in her heart, and that she loves the way the song captures peace and calm, and a sense of healing and wholeness that she tries to encourage in her church community.
The choir will now be performing at All Saints Haggerston Church in Livermere Road this Saturday, with proceeds benefitting Rise up For Africa, an organisation in South Africa which empowers disadvantaged children to rise up out of poverty through education.
Tickets for the event this Saturday at 7pm cost £10, for more information see www.bubblymaths.co.uk/AIMSSEC.