19 October 2017
For the third consecutive year Newall Green High School proudly welcomed vocalist Carla Ellington.
Carla and her band performed for 120 Year 4 pupils and staff from Newall Green Primary School and also Baguley Hall Primary School.
The performance was in celebration of Black History Month and began with a short introduction on the amazing city we all study and work in, the cultural history of Manchester and the cultural Arts opportunities that are here in the North West.
Carla Ellington who is an award winning gospel vocalist performed for our special guests a range of gospel songs. She explained their origins during the time of slavery and the influences they have on music today.
The experience had been planned by Carla to be totally interactive, guests were dancing and singing away all afternoon, one of the primary school teachers said:
“A fantastic afternoon, the children loved it “.