Radio 3 Blogs

The first Sunday in Advent 2015

This Sunday marks the first Sunday in Advent 2015.  We have decided that this is a good day for us to decorate the house for Christmas.  We'll no doubt decorate the tree with lots of suitable Christmas music.  However at 3pm we'll be tuning in to BBC Radio 3 to hear...

BBC Radio 3 Carol Competition 2015 Launched

August 24 2015, 123 days before Christmas: This morning BBC Radio 3 launched their Christmas Carol Competition. This year amateur composers are invited to set "Comes the Light", a specially-written poem by Roger McGough, for choir – soprano, alto, tenor and bass, with...

First Sunday in Advent

It's the weekend, and only 29 days to go until Christmas Day.  On my way back from London this evening I stopped off in Newmarket to do a little shopping.  With the Christmas lights on and the bustle of a busy of a cold Friday night it really feels like Christmas is...

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