Reading’s Trinity Concert group cancels annual Christmas concert



A popular Christmas concert has been canceled as concerns grow over the omicron variant of the coronavirus.

The Trinity Concert group was scheduled to hold their annual concert at the University of Reading tonight (Saturday, December 18), but reluctantly made the decision to cancel the event.

The event was sold out, but following the latest government announcements regarding indoor events, group members decided to cancel the event.

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A statement said: “It is with great regret that we have to inform you that tomorrow’s Christmas concert is canceled.

“In light of the government’s latest announcements regarding the new Omicron variant of COVID-19, we felt it was the right decision for everyone involved, especially as the Christmas holidays approach.

“The health and well-being of you, our audience, and that of our group members and volunteers must be our number one priority.”

Anyone with tickets will be contacted by the band’s box office team to be offered a refund or move their reservation for a future concert.

The band’s website and future performances can be found here.

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