Concert at cathedral

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CAMELS, angels, mince pies and wise men were welcomed to Portsmouth Cathedral for a Christmas concert to mark the start of the festive season.

They were just some of the costumes created by more than 300 children from primary schools across Portsmouth who came together to perform a celebration festive show for pupils and teachers.

The event was produced by Portsmouth Music Hub.

Cliffdale Primary Academy head of school Ashley Oliver-Catt said: ‘The children prepared for the Christmas concert for weeks.

‘They were incredibly excited and it was a real highlight for everyone, fun to watch and fun for all the children involved.

‘For all of us, the concert really marked the start of Christmas.’