Category Archives: Music, TV & Film
Merry Christmas! And as the carol says: O Come All Ye Faithful Joyful and triumphant, O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem. Come and behold Him, Born the King of Angels; O come, let us adore Him, O come, let us adore Him, O come, let us adore Him, Christ the Lord. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=19&v=Mj7Pr42rliI
The Piano Guys have created a brilliant video of Jon Schmidt controlling half a million lights from his paino. 500,000 Christmas lights, linked to 4,900 digital channels to ensure that the entire spectrum of the piano’s keyboard was featured brilliantly. 46,000 watts of juice were used to electrify this! The piano was actually being played: A […]
Start your day the right way, with this video of what’s possibly the world’s classiest flash mob. Members of the United States Air Force Band wore disguises to the National Air and Space Museum, and then with no announcement, slowly began coming out of the crowd to perform a collection of Christmas classics, culminating with an […]
Going carol singing this Christmas? Download the free Carol Words app so you can see the words in the dark. Over 40 carols ready to sing, all in the palm of your hand. Your phone screen makes all the carols readable at all times; it’s perfect for carol singing, Carols by Candlelight or outdoor carol […]
This weekend, pop stars including Justin Bieber joined Ariana Grande for the One Love Manchester benefit concert, an event that honored the victims of a recent terror act at one of her shows and raised money for organizations helping them. After playing an acoustic version of the song “Cold Water,” Bieber told the 50,000 in attendance […]
Merry Christmas! And as the carol says: O Come All Ye Faithful Joyful and triumphant, O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem. Come and behold Him, Born the King of Angels; O come, let us adore Him, O come, let us adore Him, O come, let us adore Him, Christ the Lord.
A 10-year-old girl from Northern Ireland has gone viral after a video of her singing a variation on Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ for her school choir performance was posted on Facebook. Kaylee Rodgers, from Donaghadee, County Down, has autism and ADHD, and began singing as a way to build her confidence. The video of her singing […]
This is one of my favourite versions of Silent Night, incredibly musical and yet beautifully simple like the original piece of music:
Grammy award-winning a cappella group Pentatonix is getting into the Christmas spirit with a music video of the Leonard Cohen classic, “Hallelujah” off their new album A Pentatonix Christmas, which came out recently.
Christmas is a time we should spend with family and friends. But we all have busy such lives. Sadly, that often mean we compromise the time we should be spending with our family. Maybe this is one of the reasons this advert left me in tears. The advert’s narrative revolves around an old man whose family […]
Girlguiding turns to social media – and Unilad – to expose everyday sexism. Girlguiding has used negative commentary from media personalities to highlight the everyday sexism that women still suffer in a new video designed to challenge outdated perceptions and to encourage people to see the charity in a more modern light. #ForTheGirl has been launched in the […]
Rev Canon Dr Sandra Millar who leads work on funerals for the Church of England has written a great blog post reflecting on Peggy Mitchell’s funeral: This week the funeral of the great pub landlady, Peggy Mitchell, took place in Albert Square. It was full of wonderful East End traditions, like the horse drawn bier […]