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At Your Service

Sunday, 5 June 2022 - 30 minutes

Andrew Haynes is an experienced sidecar passenger and a regular competitor in the TT Festival - he's also known as The Racing Preacher.   In conversation, we find out how faith and racing work in partnership - as well as discussing harnessing the best of social media, and what we can learn from a pandemic.   And Andy explains why there's no TT for him this year.......

The Royal School of Church Music - which supports and encourages choirs of all ages and sizes, has commissioned a new anthem in celebration of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
It's called IN OUR SERVICE and the composer is Thomas Hewitt Jones who joins us to explain how he was inspired to use the Queen's own words for the lyrics of the piece, and  how he hopes that the anthem will develop a life of its own, and continue to be sung and enjoyed in years to come.
The Royal School of Church music has invited as many choirs as possible to sing the anthem at some point on or around the Jubilee weekend, and register their intention to do so, on line.  
This has enabled the RSCM to create a 'musical map' that extends around the Commonwealth - and includes the Isle of Man, thanks to King William's College and The Buchan School who came together to perform and record their singing of IN OUR SERVICE 
This is YOUR chance to hear it, in full, in today's programme!

In Ruth Rice's Alphabet of Wellbeing, we've reached the letter E ...

And there's a notice board as usual, plus music from Huddersfield Choral Society, and Graham Kendrick

Items for the notice board can be emailed - judithley@manxradio.com

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