Different setting for Torrevieja carols

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Different setting for Torrevieja carols
TORREVIEJA CONCERT: Held at the Municipal Theatre and a great success Photo credit: Royal British Legion Concert Band

FOR the first time, the Royal British Legion’s annual Carols in the Square took place in Torrevieja’s Municipal Theatre.

Owing to the Covid restrictions the audience was limited to 350, with admittance by ticket only.

It was an evening to remember, compered by Keith Nicol with the carol singing led by Rebecca Holt and Shannon Campbell.

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They were accompanied by the Royal British Legion Concert Band under the musical direction of David Last, playing festive favourites that included Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Good King Wenceslas, White Christmas and Jingle Bells which the audience joined in with much enthusiasm.

The Asila (Asociacion de Inmigración de Torrevieja) sang the popular Spanish song, Feliz Navidad and two carols ,Fum Fum Fum and Campanas de Belen, to great applause.

The well-known Sette Voci Septet sang five numbers including the traditional Silent Night, once more to hearty applause.


The evening was a resounding success and all involved were congratulated afterwards for putting together the event under very difficult circumstances.


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Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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