Words and Music for Remembrance – 8th November 2018
By 2018 Nathaniel Hone
The Hereford Cathedral School (HCS)presented a programme of music and readings in aid of The Royal British Legion in memory of those who attended the school and died in war since 1914. Seventy- seven boys died in the First World War, forty-four in the Second World War and two in subsequent wars.
Various different HCS choirs performed as well as choirs from the Bishop Hooper Primary School, Pembridge CE Primary School, St. Paul's CE Primary School (with two glorious soloists) and Moor Park School. Before the Blessing, they all joined together in Parry's setting of "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind".
The engagement by today's young people in the commemoration of the war 100 years ago has been remarkable. This event was a very moving tribute.