Video: Norwich choir kids sing in the street for homelessness charity

Young choristers from The Church of St Peter Mancroft Church were singing in the street today to raise money for the St Martin's Housing Trust.

Braving the cold in their choral robes, the youngsters sang Christmas classics next to Haymarket, this after having performed as part of the church's Christmas service alongside stars from the Theatre Royal Panto.

Eleven year old Henry Coleman from Dereham, said: 'I'm not too cold or nervous about singing out here, I've found today very exciting, the carol service and then this. It's definitely a good cause, it is brilliant.'

Emma Coleman, Henry's mum, was collecting donations from people passing by.

And despite freezing cold fingers, she was jubilant about the children's efforts and the message the church - who are patrons of the homelessness charity - want to deliver.

Mrs Coleman, said: 'It is very important this time of year, especially for children, to realise that it is not all about getting presents, there are people who don't even have a home to go to, let alone a present to unwrap.

'The children were keen to do what they could.'

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