Jilly Jarman from BlueJam and Jeff Wallcook from Trellis Arts were commissioned to write the music and narrative for the Merlin Fireshow in 2015.
They have been asked again for the show in 2016 – watch this space!
with vocal guide
with trumpet melody guide
So young friends of this fair city
Can you help, and on us take pity?
Child 1: To Merlin the dragon does belong
Child 2: And to summon the wizard we must sing our song
Child 3: But you must all join in at the end
Child 4: You must believe – and not just pretend
Cumwhinton’s chant comes first, then St Bedes
Follow the cues from one of the leaders for when to play! Gather round the mics.