Vote for your favourite hymn to be sung at annual Diss Big Sing

PUBLISHED: 15:00 18 July 2017

The Big Sing in Diss.

The Big Sing in Diss.

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2013

A market town is tuning up for its largest annual singing event, which this year will be in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity.

The Big Sing in Diss. Picture: SONYA DUNCANThe Big Sing in Diss. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Now in its 13th year, The Big Sing will take place on Sunday, August 6, from 6.30pm in St Mary’s Church, Diss.

Open to the whole community, the popular event attracts around 250 people each year and over the years has raised more than £6,000 for various charitable organisations.

This year the event will be fundraising for fire and rescue services, who will be present on the night.

In recent weeks, event organiser Gerry Hosking has been collecting hymn nominations from the community.

The top 10 most popular hymns will be revealed and sung on the night, accompanied by the church organist, Salvation Army band and church choir.

Doors for the event open at 6pm, when the band starts playing, with hymn singing commencing at 6.30pm.

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