A group of young singers have recorded Welcome Home, a song written by service children, for service children, with The Voice! ﬁnalist, Bethzienna Williams, at Abbey Road Studios in London.
The song won ﬁrst place in the 9-11 age category in the Never Such Innocence (NSI) annual international poetry, art, speech and song competition.
A group of 20 tri-service children, aged 6-17, from all over the UK, came together at the world-famous studios to record Welcome Home, with eminent figures from the world of music.
Two Royal Navy service children from Plymouth wrote the song for Armed Forces Day. They then took part in a series of workshops with NSI song writer in residence Bethzienna Williams.
The song premiered at the National Memorial Arboretum on 26 June for Armed Forces Day when all service children were invited to sing the song at their school or in their community.
You can watch the music video of Welcome Home here.
Army child Tyler Larkin, who won first place in the age 9-11 poetry category with poem A Military Child, recently received his winner’s certificate at the office of the General Officer Commanding London District and Major General Commanding the Household Division, Major General Christopher John Ghika CBE.