A 'MIDSUMMER Soiree' classical concert featuring works by Handel and Bach is taking place in Oldswinford next month to raise money for the Mary Stevens Hospice.

For the first time, local choir Viva Musica will be joined by Chamber Orchestra Central England Camerata in a joint concert on Saturday 9th June, at St Mary's Church in Rectory Road.

The programme will include Handel's Dixit Dominus and Zadok the Priest as well as Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no 3 and Pachelbel's Canon and Gigue.

Tickets are £12 and £10 and are available from ardviolinist@gmail.com or by calling 07967 728588. The concert begins at 7.30pm.