Magic and music in the city

Acclaimed community choir Brighton Goes Gospel perform their Christmas concert Christmas Joy at Hove Town Hall on Saturday, December 7.

Spokeswoman Alice Booth said: “Now coming to the end of their 13th year bringing magic and music to the city, this electrifying gospel choir promises to deliver an uplifting festive performance set to raise the roof with special guests that include acclaimed and respected artists from the gospel community.

“Feel the joy of the Christmas season, enjoy some mulled wine and gospel-style carols, and have a great evening out with this passionate 120-strong choir.”

Led by Karen Gibson, accompanied by musical director Jason Thompson and the JT band, this eclectic and colourful mix of singers, promises to deliver a night of festive fun, gospel hits and dancing, Alice said.

“Established in September 2000, this sought after all-inclusive community choir, with charity status, is run by volunteers and is renowned for its professional commitment for excellence.”

The concert is at Hove Town Hall (Hove Centre), Norton Road, doors: 6.15pm; show: 7pm. Tickets on 01273 709709 or