We had a great evening last Monday at our annual Christmas Carol party. The relatively mild weather led to a strong turnout and no doubt even more were encouraged to drop in when the Salvation Army Band struck up at 6:45. A crowd of at least fifty enjoyed the mince pies and excellent mulled wine.
Our carol singing efforts, somewhat paltry in previous years, were lifted by the presence of a dozen or more soldiers from the Blues and Royals stationed at Hyde Park Barracks. All our thanks go to Captain Alex Owen and his men without whom the Salvation Army Band might have been on their own, musically speaking. All they asked in return was a little mulled wine to keep away the cold.
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