Portsmouth carol concert by candlelight

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CHILDREN are to join Portsmouth Festival Choir for an afternoon of carols by candlelight.

The Maritime Brass Ensemble will perform at the event at St Agatha’s Church in Market Way, Portsmouth, at 4pm on December 14.

The choir will be joined by children from Corpus Christi Primary School.

Tickets are £8 for adults and free for children and can be bought at ticketsource.co.uk or on the door.