East London vicar aims for Christmas No.1

Mon 25 Nov 2013
By Sarah McAllister

Revd Niall Weir and his choir from St Paul's in West Hackney is hoping to go head to head with The X Factor single.

A London vicar is taking on The X Factor in the race to be the number 1 single for Christmas. 

Revd Niall Weir of St Paul's in West Hackney and his choir of 60 people hope to take the coveted spot. His group includes the homeless, vulnerable adults and pensioners - proceeds from the song will go to charity.

Revd Weir told Premier's Des Busteed News Hour why he formed the choir. 


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