THE Malvern Singers are giving two carol concerts next week.

The first is at the Baptist Church in Abbey Road, Malvern, on Saturday, December 8, at 7.30pm, when the 40-strong choir will be singing a variety of festive tunes.

On Thursday, December 13, they will be taking part in a Yuletide Concert at The Chase, in aid of Acorn Children's Hospice, when they will be accompanied by Anna Downes on violin and Nicolas Wright on piano.

The evening, with festive readings, will include a glass of wine and a minced pie served at candlelit tables. Many popular carols are on the programme.