December
     
Friday 1st

Who:  Kennington and District United Church Choirs
Where:  Witney Congregational Church, Welch Way, Witney, OX28 6JF 7.30pm
What:  Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance - concert version
Tickets/Info:  Free admittance with collection for Christian Aid. Tel 01865 735885 or visit www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk

 
Saturday 2nd

Who: Thomas Tallis Society Choir
Where: St Alfege Church, Greenwich 7.00 p.m.
What:
Handel Messiah by candlelight 
Ticket/Info
: www.ticketsource.co.uk/tts

 
Saturday 2nd

Who:  Kennington and District United Church Choirs
Where:  Christ Church, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1PL at 7.30pm
What: Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance - concert version
Tickets/Info:  Free admittance with collection for The Abingdon Bridge Tel: 01865 735885 or visit www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk

 
Saturday 2nd Who: Impromptu Lades Choir
Where: St Paul's Church, Northey Avenue, Cheam, SM2 7HS7.30 p.m.
What: 25th Anniversary Concert ..... Joy to the World! 
Ticket/Info:
Tickets can be ordered at impromptutickets16@gmail.com
 

Saturday 2nd

Who: Cardiff Bach Choir

Where: Hoddinott Hall, Millennium Centre Cardiff 7.15pm

What: Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Mozart - Solemn Vespers de Confessore; Haydn - St Nicholas Mass; Finzi - In Terra Pax

Ticket/Info: ?18 under 18 free students ?10

 

Friday 8th

Who:  The Cecilian Singers
Where: St. Cuthbert's Church, Church Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire. LE8 9DW 7.30 p.m.
What:  A Concert of Christmas Music with accompanist Andrew King
Ticket/Info:  Tickets �12.50 Adults / �5 Children to include wine/soft drinks and mince pies available from ane Cotton: 0115 937 2993.  email: jane.cotton2@ntlworld.com or Cecilian website: www.ceciliansingers.co.uk

 
Friday 8th

Who:  Kennington and District United Church Choirs
Where:  Kennington Methodist Church, Upper Road, Kennington, Oxford, OX1 5LR  7.30pm
What:  Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance - concert version
Tickets/Info:  Free admittance with collection for Action for Children - Tel 01865 735885 or visit www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk)

 
Saturday 9th

Who: Leeds Festival Chorus
Where: Leeds Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3AD 7.30pm
What: Festive Box of Delights: delightful opera and classical favourites with a seasonal flavour, including works by Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Bach, Puccini and Cole Porter
Ticket/Info: £14 to £30. Discounts: £1.50 reduction for over 60s; half price for under 18s, full-time students and unwaged; wheelchair users with companions may have two tickets for the price of one. Also £5 standby tickets may be available for under 26s in the week before the concert. From Chorus members or City Centre Box Office at Leeds Town Hall: tel 0113 376 0318 or https://www.leedstownhall.co.uk/whats-on/orchestral/festive-box-of-delights/2418

 
Saturday 9th

Who: Harrogate Choral Society
Where: Royal Hall Harrogate Ripon Rd, Harrogate HG1 2RD, 7.30pm 
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: £17 to £24 (Students, unwaged and under 16s £5) from Harrogate Box Office 01423 502116 or online at www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk 

 
Saturday 9th

Who: Enfield Choral Society
Where: 7.30pm, St Peter's Church Hall Rectory Lane, Surrey SM7 3JH
What: Christmas Concert! 

Ticket/Info: - www.chandoschoir.com

 
Saturday 9th

Who: Hillingdon Choral Society
Where: Vyners School, Warren Road, Ickenham, Middlesex UB10 8AB 7.30 p.m.
What:  Vaughan Williams - The First Nowell;  Christmas songs and carols for choir and audience
Ticket/Info:  Adults £12, Children  £3.  Available on the door or from Pro Music, Ickenham. Email: hillingdonchoralsociety@gmail.com or telephone: 07941 601966 or 0208 868 7359

 
Saturday 9th

Who: Felicitas Chamber Choir 
Where: The Abbey Church, Waltham Abbey, Essex
What: 'Christmas Past & Present': A festive evening contrasting music from the 16th and 17th centuries with that of the last hundred years.   Featured composers will include Tallis, Palestrina, Poulenc, Jonathan Dove, Gabriel Jackson, Malcolm Archer and Bob Chilcott
Ticket/Info: �12 (�10 if purchased in advance - free for children & full-time students under 25) or via our website:www.felicitas.org.uk

 
Saturday 9th

Who:  Kennington and District United Church Choirs
Where:  Kennington Methodist Church, Upper Road, Kennington, Oxford, OX1 5LR 7.30pm
What:  Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance - concert version

Tickets/Info:  Free admittance with collection for Action for Children - Tel 01865 735885 or visit www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk
 

Saturday 9th

Who: Oakfield Choir, Frome

Where: Christ Church, Christchurch Street West, Frome, BA11 1EH, 7.30pm

What: Haydn - Nelson Mass; Durufle - Requiem; Durufle - Quatre Motets sur des th?mes gr?goriens

Ticket/Info: TBC

 

Saturday 9th

Who: Northampton Philharmonic Choir
Where: Holy Trinity Church, Rothwell, Northants NN14 6BQ, 7pm
What: How Far Is It To Bethlehem? Christmas music featuring soprano solo, choir and orchestra, with carols for all
Ticket/Info: Box Office 07958 768661

 

Saturday 9th

Who: The Burgate Singers

Where: The Corn Hall, St Nicholas Street, Diss, Norfolk IP22 4LB 7pm

What: Handel - Messiah

Ticket/Info: ?18, under-18s ?16, from Corn Hall Box Office 01379 652241 www.thecornhall.co.uk/shows/handels-messiah/#book-ticket

 

Tuesday 12th

Who: Exeter Philharmonic Choir

Where: Exeter Cathedral, 1 The Cloisters, Exeter EX1 1HS, 7.30 pm

What: Carols in the Cathedral

Ticket/info: �45 (Supper Club) �18 �14 �12, student discount ?5, from www.exephil.org.uk, EPC tickets on 01392 278168 or from Exeter Visitor Information Centre and Tickets, Dix?s Field, 01392 665885

 

Thursday 14th

Who: London Concert Choir
Where: Holy Trinity Sloane Square, London SW1X 9BZ
What: Carols for Choir and Audience
Ticket/info:  Tickets �25, �15 (under-16s �10) Box office: (020) 7730 4500 or www.cadoganhall.com

 
Friday 15th

Who: Midlands Hospitals' Choir

Where: Birmingham Town Hall 2.15 p.m.

What: Sing Noel!
Ticket/Info:
TBC - contact Susan Buckingham, 07976 157225, email SecretaryMHC@gmail.com

 
Friday 15th

Who: Cantores Olicanae
Where: St John's Church, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, 7.30pm
What: Christmas Carol Concert. A programme of festive music, old and new, accompanied by Robert Sudall, and including audience participation.
Ticket/Info: Tickets available from the Grove Music Shop (tel 01943 609335) or by ringing 01943 830873. Also available on the door.

 
Friday 15th

Who: Midlands Hospitals' Choir

Where: Birmingham Town Hall 7.00 p.m.

What: Sing Noel!
Ticket/Info:
TBC - contact Susan Buckingham, 07976 157225, email SecretaryMHC@gmail.com

 

Saturday 16th

Who: Mid Sussex Choir

Where: St Wilfrid's Church, Church Road, Haywards Heath RH16 3QH 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m.

What: Extracts from The Messiah; Bob Chilcott's On Christmas Night plus traditional carols/songs for the audience to join in

Ticket/Info: ?10 in advance or ?12 on the night.  Tickets available from all choir members, via the website contact www.midsussexchoir.org.uk or from Carousel Music in Haywards Heath.  Children under 16 enter free with a paying adult.

 

Saturday 16th

Who: The Saturday Singers

Where: Masonic Hall, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham NG1 5LB  10.15 am to 12.00 noon

What: A celebration of Christmas

Ticket/Info: �6 from Choir members or on door. Contact: Dick Huskinson Mob: 07968 463933  e-mail: randj.huskinson@ntlworld.com

 

Saturday 16th

Who: Stratford Upon Avon Choral Society

Where: Holy Trinity Church,  Stratford-upon-Avon 7.30 p.m.
What: Prelude to Christmas.   Seasonal Readings, Carols and Music                   
Ticket/Info: £12 including free programme

 

Saturday 16th

Who: The Thames Head Singers

Where: St. Peter?s Church, Framilode, Gloucestershire GL2 7LJ 7.30pm

What: Christmas Concert ? a festive and heart-warming selection of carols, sacred music and modern pieces ? with plenty of audience participation!

Ticket/info: ?10 on the door (Under 16?s free).  Full details at www.thsingers.org.uk

 

Saturday 16th

Who: Paragon Singers

Where: Wiltshire Music Centre, Ashley Road, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1DZ, 7.30 p.m.

What: Tallis - Puer Natus Est; Andrew - Hevene Queen; Mouton - Nesciens mater; P?rt - Bogoroditse dyevo; Swayne - There is no rose; Tallis - Videte miraculum

Ticket/info: Wiltshire Music Centre Box Office 01225 360100

 

Saturday 16th

Who: Enfield Choral Society

Where: St Stephen?s Bush Hill Park, Enfield, EN1 2ET - 7.30pm  

What: An evening of Carols, Readings and Christmas Songs featuring Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols 

Ticket/Info: www.enfieldchoralsociety.org.uk

 

Saturday 16th

Who: Alcester Singers

Where: St. Nicholas Church, Alcester  7.30 pm.

What: Haydn - ?St. Nicholas Mass?  &  excerpts from J.S.Bach?s  ?Christmas Oratorio?.

Ticket/Info: ?10 (under 14s free)  from : 01789 762718 : 01789 488401

 

Saturday 16th

Who: Angmering Chorale

Where: The Angmering School 7.30 p.m.

What: Chiristmas Carols

Ticket/Info: Visit http://theangmeringchorale.org.uk/programme

 

Wednesday 20th

Who: Liverpool Welsh Choral with the Northup Silver Band

Where: Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool  L1 9BP 7.30 p.m.

What: Christmas Crackers,? a festive celebration of surprises, with Danielle Thomas, presenter

Ticket/Info: ?10 (unreserved). Available from Mavis Owens, telephone 07714 775048, email lwctickets@gmail.com or the Philharmonic Hall Box Office on 0151 709 3789.

 
Saturday 23rd Who: Hutton and Shenfield Choral Society with the St Thomas of Canterbury School Choir

Where: The Brentwood Centre 7.00pm

What: Music For Christmas = Carols and seasonal music - Excerpts from the Alice's Adventures ballet by the Chelmsford Ballet Company Christmas stories, including 'The night before Christmas' narrated by Graham Padden

Ticket/Info: See choir Website http://www.hscs.org.uk/