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Brevard College To Present The Festival Of Nine Lessons and Carols - Brevard, NC


December 4, 2017

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Brevard College students will perform in the Porter Center this Saturday.

In 1880, E. W. Benson, then Bishop of Truro and later the Archbishop of Canterbury, constructed the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for use during the Christmas Eve service in his small congregation in Cornwall, England. In 1918, his festival was adapted for use in the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, where it is performed annually to this day.

  On Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m., Br...

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