A YOUTH choir group is set for its debut performance at the beginning of next month.

The new junior choir of St Mary's Church in Church Street, Maldon will hold their debut performance at the parish mass on Sunday morning, December 2.

The group has been rehearsing and meeting together for a number of weeks to make sure they are prepared for the performance.

A spokesman for the group, said: "All are welcome to come and hear them.

"The full choir also sings this Sunday, with the first Carol Service of the year at 6pm.

"The Advent Carol Service is an atmospheric candlelit service full of beautiful music."

The choir's also performing on December 8 at Handel's Messiah at 7pm.

For tickets, go to stmarysmaldon.org.uk.

To find out more about getting your child into the St Mary's Junior Choir, call the director of music, Colin Baldy on 01621 856526.