All aboard the Silent Night bus: Passengers break into a spontaneous Christmas carol singalong – complete with harmonica
- The passengers break into a rendition of Silent Night together on an Arriva bus
- One man plays song on a harmonica before more commuters join in with tune
- The footage was captured by Hayley Olsen on a bus in Liverpool on December 14
This is the heartwarming moment a bus full of strangers embrace the festive spirit by breaking into a rendition of Silent Night together.
The footage, which was captured by Hayley Olsen on an Arriva bus in Liverpool, shows the group of commuters break into the well-known Christmas song along their bus journey at 10pm on December 14.
As the festive tune, complete with a harmonica, gets underway, more passengers begin to join in and some can be seen clapping and swaying to the music.
A man donning a suit jacket begins to play Silent Night on the harmonica on a Arriva bus through Liverpool at 10pm on December 14
The male commuter (left and right) continues to play the well-known festive tune on his harmonica as more passengers join in
Taking to Twitter to share the clip with others on December 15, Hayley wrote: ‘I was on the bus at 10pm last night when this happened. None of these people knew each other – absolute spirit of Christmas in Liverpool!’
During the clip, a male commuter, dressed in a suit jacket, begins to play the festive tune on a harmonica and one man shouts: ‘You can all join in you know.’
Another woman, sporting a Santa hat, then appears to start off the harmonious singing, and can be seen clapping and swaying to the music.
Moments later, the whole bus joins in with the Yuletide song and some begin to stomp their feet and laugh along.
After sharing the festive video on Twitter, Hayley has seen her clip gather more than 20,000 views from social media users.
After a passenger shouts ‘you can all join in you know’, more commuters on the bus begin to sing along
Some passengers clap and sway to the music while others stomp their feet to the Yuletide song
One user wrote: ‘No surprise that’s Liverpool people. Scousers best comedians and now singers!’
While another commented: ‘God bless our Liverpool. A good old sing-song of Silent Night rendition of complete strangers on the bus…but everyone knows ”there’s no such things as a stranger in Liverpool”.
Meanwhile another Twitter user added: ‘This is a great example of the warmth of the city and it’s people.’
Responding to the video, @arrivanorthwest tweeted: ‘We love a good sing-song. That is lovely to see!’
The footage was uploaded to Twitter by Hayley Olsen who described the moment as the ‘absolute spirit of Christmas in Liverpool’
Following the post, social media users rushed to Twitter to share their praise of the festive moment