CHRISTMASES as celebrated in the 19th century will be recreated at a Winchester church this Saturday. (DEC22)

The Madding Crowd Choir will be giving a free concert at 7.30pm at St Lawrence in The Square.

The music will help celebrate Christmas as in the times of Jane Austen and Thomas Hardy.

There will be a retiring collection in support of Winchester charity, Friends of the Family.

For more information ring 01962 713392 or email