Win Tickets to see Aled Jones and Friends in Carlisle

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Win Tickets to see Aled Jones and Friends in Carlisle Win Tickets to see Aled Jones and Friends in Carlisle

Aled Jones and Friends | The Sands Centre | Carlisle | Friday, May 25 | 7:30pm

The Sands Centre is proud to announce a very special fundraising concert in aid of Eden Valley Hospice. The popular presenter of BBC1’s Songs of Praise will be performing a varied selection of music, including Rutter's ‘Gaelic Blessing’ with the Carlisle Cathedral Choir.

Aled is possibly the world’s most famous former chorister, so it is a real treat for The Sands Centre to be producing, in-house, such a high profile concert for a local charity close to so many people’s hearts. Carlisle Cathedral Choir will be singing a selection of inspirational music, including two special pieces in celebration of HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: William Byrd’s ‘O Lord Make Thy Servant Elizabeth Our Queen’ and David Bedford’s ‘My God Shield You On Every Step’. Other local performers, including StagedRight Youth Theatre, will also be performing.

Aled Jones, after studying at the Royal Academy of Music and Bristol's Old Vic Theatre School, played Joseph in Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He has performed as Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and played the lead role in Irving Berlin's White Christmas. Aled has a Sunday morning radio show on BBC Radio 2; he presents BBC Radio 3's 'The Choir'; has a chat show on BBC Radio Wales and he has also appeared on Songs of Praise for over 10 years. Aled has recorded 29 albums, selling over 6 million copies, and has released two books 'Aled's Favourite 40 Hymns' and 'Favourite Christmas Carols'.

Newsquest Northwest has teamed up with The Sands to promote their great competition to our readers. Enter now for your chance to win one of three pairs of tickets to see the show, which takes place at The Sands Centre on Friday, May 25 at 7.30pm. Aled Jones and Friends Live at The Sands, commences at 7:30pm on Friday, May 25. Tickets cost £21.50* plus a booking fee and are available from The Sands Centre Box Office on 01228 633766 or you can book online at .


To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question and email (click here) your answer, together with your name, address and daytime contact telephone number (please mark ALED JONES in your subject line). Closing date is 9.00am on May 15, 2012. Usual Newsquest Northwest rules apply. See competition rules section for details. No purchase necessary.

Question: What was the name of the song - taken from the Christmas film The Snowman - which sprung Aled Jones to success?

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Terms and Conditions:

The editor's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Employees of Newsquest Northwest, their families and anyone connected with this competition are not eligible to enter. Usual Newsquest Northwest rules apply. Winners will be notified by email wherever possible and Newsquest Northwest takes no responsibility for unread emails which leads to prizes being untaken. In the unlikely event that a prize event is cancelled, no further prize will be given and there will be no cash alternative. The Sands Centre may want to contact you with details of similar events. If you would prefer NOT to hear from them, please state NO DATA in your entry.

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