The Carnegie Singers will celebrate their history at their 45th anniversary concert on Saturday, April 27.

The choir will take to the stage at the Theatre Royal in Workington at 7.30pm.

Their programme includes many of the choir's favourites past and present, including works by Antonio Vivaldi, John Rutter, Irving Berlin and George Gershwin with local baritone Antony McGuckin as guest soloist.

He follows in the footsteps of his professional sister Kathryn, who was a guest soloist at the choir's 40th anniversary concert.

Additional solo and duet work will feature choir members Jean Dakers and Glynis Holliday together with resident accompanist Scott Miller and the Etoile String Quartet providing orchestral support. The choir conducted by Stephen Hunter-Brown.

Anniversary celebrations will continue with a Festival of Choirs concert at the Carnegie Theatre on June 29, which the singers will present with Cockermouth's Castlegate Singers, Flimby Male Voice Choir, Young Harmony youth group from Workington and the St Paul's church choir from Seaton.

Tickets for the anniversary concert at available at the Carnegie Theatre box office, the Theatre Royal and Billy Bowman's Music Shop.

Tickets for the June concert are available at the Carnegie box office.