WHAT WAS claimed to be "Britain's first ever annual black gospel music and arts festival" took place at the Westminster Theatre on 10th and 11th July. GMAF featured, amongst others, the Birmingham Mass Choir, Beehive, the Jordan Family and the 1998 Workshop Choir. CR

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