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School Choir Banned From Singing Christmas Carols Because ‘They Are Too Religious’

Thursday 11 December 2008

School Choir Banned From Singing Christmas Carols Because 'They Are Too Religious'

'A school choir was forced to pull out of a Christmas event because their carols were were deemed 'too religious' by organisers. Children at Arthur Bugler County Junior School in Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, practiced for weeks in preparation for the singing event at the Corringham Winter Festival. But the 60 pupils were forced to pull out at the last minute when organisers decided that their traditional Christmas carols did not 'dovetail' with the festival's theme.'

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