Cumbria Big Carol Sing

The Cumbria Big Carol Sing is on Sunday 20th December 2020. Join in at 6pm and celebrate together in this countywide community event featured on BBC Radio Cumbria.
Put Sunday 20th December, 6pm in your diary!
  • Invite your friends & neighbours – why not use the downloadable invite below
  • Plan some extras for added festive cheer – mince pies, zoom, Christingle, mulled apple, dress-up nativity…see below for a whole range of creative ideas.
  • Tune in to BBC Radio Cumbria from 6pm, click here to find your local FM frequency or listen online on BBC Sounds
  • Wrap up warm and find a light – torch, lantern candle…
  • Head for your doorstep for 6.15pm and make a joyful noise!

Would your community like to be featured on BBC Radio Cumbria?
Get in touch with the team to have a chance of a roving reporter in your area and film your sing.

Download printable invites & Silent Night song sheets

Below you will find downloads for:

  • Printable invites – print double sided short edge binding.  Just fill in the blanks and give to your neighbours and friends
  • Song sheet for Silent Night to print and share (2 per A4 sheet)
  • Full song sheet of all the carols being played

When using printed materials precautions should be taken to minimise the risk of transmission of Coronavirus COVID-19

Christmas ideas for all ages

Here are some Christmas ideas for all ages, why not explore one of these ideas to do with your family for the Cumbria Big Carol Sing?

Note when using resources with those outside of your household: please ensure you adhere to the current Coronavirus COVID-19 restrictions as advised by the government.

Individual/family at home:

Ideas you can print out & distribute in bags (with any extras needed) or links you can share directly for home printing, that can then be accessed at a convenient time for that household.

Group online/at home:

Ideas you can use when connecting virtually with households. Some still require certain items to be distributed or gathered by household in advance (eg bake-along) so do ensure adequate advance notice is given!

Miscellaneous – including Outdoors, online/community & general inspiration:

Keep up to date and find out more about the Cumbria Big Carol Sing in your local area via our Facebook page and remember to use #CumbriasBigCarolSing when sharing on social media!