A CONCERT celebrating the Joys of Spring is set to be staged in Hale Barns.

The concert will see the return of the recently established Festival Orchestra on Sunday, April 8, at Holy Angels Church.

The orchestra, which was established last year, is made up of players from around the world and includes members who perform with the Halle, BBC Philharmonic and the Irish National Orchestra.

The guest conductor will be the renowned Matthew Hardy.

The orchestra’s first concert in the village last October was a sell out was given five star reviews across the board.

Concert organiser Max Eden said: ‘We are delighted to welcome back the orchestra and to get this level of talent performing in the village is such an honour."

Tickets for the concert are available online at tinyurl.com/Joysofspring and in person at Holy Angels Parish Office for only £10 each.