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'Experience of a lifetime' - town's youngsters perform at Royal Albert Hall

PUBLISHED: 16:25 19 November 2019 | UPDATED: 16:25 19 November 2019

Year six pupils from Drake Primary School, Bishop's Church of England Primary School and Admirals Academy in Thetford, performed at the world famous venue, the Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Stuart Terry

Year six pupils from Drake Primary School, Bishop's Church of England Primary School and Admirals Academy in Thetford, performed at the world famous venue, the Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Stuart Terry

Stuart Terry

Thetford children were given the "experience of a lifetime" as they performed at the Royal Albert Hall.

Stuart Terry with the principal of Admirals Academy in Thetford. With help from the town they raised £1,512. Photo: Stuart TerryStuart Terry with the principal of Admirals Academy in Thetford. With help from the town they raised £1,512. Photo: Stuart Terry

Youngsters from Thetford took part in a performance at the Royal Albert Hall, in London, as part of the Music for Youth Proms.

150 year six pupils from Drake Primary, Bishop's Church of England Primary and Admirals Academy took to the stage at the world famous venue to perform 'A Kind of Magic Flute' on Wednesday November 13.

Breckland Councillor Stuart Terry went along with the children to watch the performance after he helped to raise funds for transport so their families and supporters could also attend.

He said: "It was an amazing experience. The kids were blown away after being given an experience of a life time.

Year six pupils from Drake Primary School, Bishop's Church of England Primary School and Admirals Academy in Thetford, performed at the world famous venue, the Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Stuart TerryYear six pupils from Drake Primary School, Bishop's Church of England Primary School and Admirals Academy in Thetford, performed at the world famous venue, the Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Stuart Terry

"I would like to thank everyone in the town who helped to raise £1,512.50, of which £347 went to each school and the rest donated to the Norfolk Music Hub."

Year six  pupils from Drake Primary School, Bishop's Church of England Primary School and Admirals Academy in Thetford, performed at the world famous venue, the Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Stuart TerryYear six pupils from Drake Primary School, Bishop's Church of England Primary School and Admirals Academy in Thetford, performed at the world famous venue, the Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Stuart Terry

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Year six pupils from Drake Primary School, Bishop's Church of England Primary School and Admirals Academy in Thetford, performed at the world famous venue, the Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Stuart TerryYear six pupils from Drake Primary School, Bishop's Church of England Primary School and Admirals Academy in Thetford, performed at the world famous venue, the Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Stuart Terry

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