Make a date for cancer charity choir concert

Former X Factor finalist Nicholas McDonald will be wowing the crowds to raise funds for Beatson Cancer Charity.
Former X Factor finalist Nicholas McDonald will be wowing the crowds to raise funds for Beatson Cancer Charity.

Westerton Male Voice Choir is set to put on a show-stopping Christmas concert to raise vital funds for Beatson Cancer Charity.

Performing Christmas classics at the City Halls in Glasgow, the local choir will wow crowds on Saturday, December 5.

Local musicians will join the choir for a night of festive entertainment including former X Factor finalist Nicholas McDonald and the UK’s largest, most popular contemporary choir, The Glasgow Rock Choir.

Adding to the festivities, Bishopbriggs Academy School Choir and Barrhead Burgh Brass Band will entertain guests.

Bryan Marshall, musical director of Westerton Male Voice Choir, said: “Every two years we select a different charity to support, and what a fantastic two years it has been with Beatson.

“We have formed a fantastic relationship with the charity, it’s something that’s now so close to all of our hearts.

“We regularly visited the Well-being Centre to get a feel for the amazing work that they do and also have a sing-a-long with the patients.

“It’s a wonderful place and we always leave with a sense of achievement knowing that we helped put a smile on someone’s face.

“That’s why we are honoured to be part of Beatson Cancer Charity’s Christmas Concert this year, we can’t wait to entertain the crowds for such a great cause. We are preparing a selection of traditional Christmas carols and songs to sing on the night to help everyone get into the festive spirit - and of course they are more than welcome to join in!”

A special Christmas market run by radiographers, will provide the perfect opportunity to do a little Christmas shopping with unique gifts for all of the family.

Morag Cunningham, head of fundraising at Beatson Cancer Charity said: “We were overwhelmed by the popularity of our Christmas concert last winter, so this year’s concert aims to bring families and friends together again for another festive evening.”