SINGERS are invited to Come and Sing Messiah on Saturday, May 5, at Chester Cathedral.

There is a rehearsal at 1.30pm, followed by a performance at 5.30pm.

Handel’s Messiah was first performed at Chester Cathedral 270 years ago and anyone is invited to sing or listen to the world’s most sacred oratorio in the cathedral.

To take part, take the Prout edition of the score (published by Novello).

The event will be conducted by cathedral director of music Philip Rushforth and tickets (singers and audience) are £10, available from the box office in the undercroft, by calling 01244 500959 or at