Light a lantern at Yorkshire Cancer Research carol concert

Yorkshire Research is inviting supporters to remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones at a special carol concert in .
The charity will hold its ‘Lantern of Life’ event for the second year running at The Bandstand, Valley Gardens, on Friday, 5 December 2014.

The evening will be led by Reverend Guy Donegan-Cross and will once again feature carols by St Aidan’s Church of England High Girls’ Choir and Brass Group and Pannal Primary .

The concert, which will take place from 6.15-7.30pm, is free of charge but the charity is offering those who attend the chance to light a lantern in memory or celebration of a loved one in return for a donation of £10.

They will then have the opportunity to take their lantern home.

Andy Pierce, Events Manager at Yorkshire Cancer Research, said: Last year’s event was an amazing and very moving experience. The lighting of the lanterns, along with the beautiful voices of our guest choirs, created a unique atmosphere that really captured the spirit of the festive season.

We’re looking forward to marking Christmas once again with this very special concert and warmly invite everyone to join us in celebrating and remembering their loved ones.

For more information and to pre-order your lantern with a personalised message, please visit

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