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Flash carols

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 03 Jan 2014 @ 12:22

IN THE Keighley Airedale Centre, filled with shoppers just before Christmas, the Priest-in-Charge, the Revd Jonathan Pritchard, suddenly began to sing "O come, all ye faithful". Then others gradually joined in, until more than 100 people were singing. They then began "Silent Night", and Mary and Joseph emerged from a nearby café carrying a real baby (their four-month-old son, Daniel). This had been kept a secret from everyone, including the flash-mobbers involved, who had initially appeared ...

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