Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

The story of the birth of Jesus is told in this traditional service of carols, readings and music.

Sunday 17 December, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free Lunchtime Concert: Manor House String Quartet

The delightful Manor House String Quartet presents a programme of favourite carols for Christmas including Silent Night, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.

Monday 18 December, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Christmas Gala by Candlelight

This popular concert includes masterpieces of the Baroque by Bach, Handel and Vivaldi as well as traditional Christmas carols for audience, orchestra, soloists and organ.

Monday 18 December, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Community Carols

Join us for this joyous celebration of the Christmas season, featuring well-known carols specially chosen by those who work around Trafalgar Square.

Tuesday 19 December, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A Christmas Celebration

With traditional music and carols for audience and choir, this is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit.

Wednesday 20 December, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Great Sacred Music: Five Lessons and Carols

Revd Dr Sam Wells explores the story and the meaning behind the music of our religious heritage, with St Martin’s Voices (directed by Andrew Earis).

Thursday 21 December, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Spirit of Christmas – The Annual Celebration

Join the Locrian Ensemble and Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs for a feast of festive fun with carols for choirs, audience, organ and orchestra.

Thursday 21 December, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Festive Family Carols by Candlelight

Join St Martin’s Voices in this joyful celebration of family carols for Christmas. Children are especially welcome to this hour-long event.

Friday 22 December, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Joys of Christmas

The Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields performs a concert of Christmas choral favourites including carols for audience and brass.

Friday 22 December, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm