Music fills the halls of city’s oldest house

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THE first concert to take place in the restored music room of Portsmouth’s oldest house had a historic theme.

Wymering Manor hosted an evening of music and poetry about the First World War.

Andrew Mason, a trustee of the manor, said he was thrilled to see the building being used for a concert, which he hoped would be the first of many.

He said: ‘It was wonderful to be able to use the music room for its intended purpose at last.’

Singers Ian and Georgie Lyon joined London pianist Tim Byram-Wigfield to perform works from composer Ralph Vaughan-Williams.

Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt read poetry from the First World War.

Sue Wright spoke about a Lest We Forget remembrance project being run by Portsmouth City Council.

The concert was part of a programme of Lost Hour Pompey events held across the city to mark the transition to summer time.

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