Wednesday, 30 November 2022 – Friday, 23 December 2022
Nothing fills us with more festive feels than an evening of Christmas carols. Here are the most joyful and uplifting concerts to add to your diaries this season.
‘Celebrate A Life’
A moving ceremony outside The Royal Marsden Hospital in Chelsea with a selection of hymns, prayers and readers, performances from local choirs and bands as they switch on the lights. Make sure you note there is no parking available.
8 December, 6pm, 203 Fulham Road, SW3 6JJ | More info.
Place2Be’s Carol Concert
An extraordinary annual concert designed to make a difference, last year raising £52,000. This December, enjoy music performances from Jamie Cullum, the Sacred Heart Primary School and the exceptional Laura Wright, readings will be shared by Sophie Dahl, David Walliams, Paloma Faith, Ortis Deley and Jacob Anderson, whilst the Holy Trinity Choir will sing all your favourite carols. Complimentary mulled-wine and mince pies will be served after and the White Company Tree of Wishes will be open to buy gifts for your loved ones. Tickets from £15-£30.
1 December, prompt 6.30pm, Holy Trinity Church, SW1X 9BZ | More info.
Royal Brompton Carols by Candlelight
The annual Royal Brompton carol concert returns to St Luke’s Church. Expect readings from patients, staff and performances from the incredible London Oratory School. All proceeds will go to support the Next Generation Genetics appeal, an enormously worthy cause that provides genetics and genomics team with a start-of-the-art Next Generation Sequencer to help with their ground-breaking work. Tickets from £10-£20.
30 November, 4.30pm, St Luke’s Church, Sydney Street, SW3 6NH | More info.
Battersea Christmas Carol Concert
Come together with your loved ones for every dog and cat, and sing carols in the company of the Battersea dogs in the beautiful St Luke’s Church. Special guests, both human and canine will bring plenty of festive cheer, with music from Collegium Musicum of London Chamber Choir and West End star, Nardia Ruth, and mulled wine and mince pies will be available for all to enjoy. Tickets from £22-£34.
2 & 9 December, 7pm, St Luke’s Church, Sydney Street, SW3 6NH | More info.
Carols by Candlelight
An extraordinary concert of carols and seasonal classics, staged in full 18th century costume, lit by candlelight. Tickets from £30-£50.
23 December, 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X 9DQ | More info.
The Cadogan Arms
Visit The Cadogan Arms who will be hosting the Chelsea Pensioners Choir for carol singing by the tree.
1 December, 6pm-6.45pm and 7 December, 6.30pm – 8pm, 298 King’s Road, London SW3 5UG