Who: Trowbridge Chorus
Where: Wells Cathedral
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: Tickets: www.wcos.org.uk and Wells Cathedral Box Office: 01749 672773 and at the doorWho: Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society
Where:Wells Cathedral
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: www.wcos.org.uk and Wells Cathedral Box Office: 01749 672773 and at the door

 


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: English Arts Chorale
Where: St Mary´s Church, Chart Lane, Reigate RH2 7RN, 7.30pm
What: Morten Lauridsen - Lux aetern; Gerlad Finzi -; Christmas Scene, 'In terra pax' ; Britten - Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op 31; Leslie Olive -Magnificat
Ticket/Info: £22, £17, £12; children and students £6; disabled: free for carer; early bird discounts until 31st October. From:"www.englisharts.org, tel 01737 762097, or at the door.
Email: tickets@englisharts.org

 
Saturday 2nd

Who: Collegium Laureatum
Where: West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge 7.30 p.m.
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info:Tickets will be available from mid - October. You are advised to get tickets fro this concert in advance from choir members, the Corn Exchange Box Office (01223  357851), http://www.wegottickets.com/ ortickets@collegium.org.uk. Tickets cost £16

 
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: Plymouth Phoenix Chorale
Where: St Peter´s Church, Wyndham Square, Plymouth, PL1 5EG 7.30 pm
What: Handel - Messiah excerpts and Carols.
Ticket/Info: £12 (£10 in advance) £2 children.
www.wegottickets.com www.plymouthphoenixchorale

 
Saturday 2nd Who: Lymington Choral Society
Where: St Thomas´ Church, Lymington SO41 9ND 7pm
What: Vivaldi - Gloria, Saint-Saens - Oratorio de No l, Carols for choir & audience
Ticket/Info: 01425 614023, or Maxwell Hamilton; Milford Community Centre; New Milton Stationers
www.lymingtonchoral.org.uk
 
Saturday 2nd
Who: Ashtead Choral Society
Where: Peace Memorial Hall, Woodfield Lane.  10.00 am
What: Carols Coffee & Carols for Charity.  Come & sing along with your favorite Christmas Carols with Ashtead Choral Society. 
Ticket/Info: All profits to Charity.   There will be refreshments available to buy, along with those little Christmas extras on a Festive Stall.  Tickets on the door or from boxoffice@ashteadchoralsociety.org.uk, or on 07379 427666 £2.00 for all
 
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

 

Sunday 3rd
Who:  Chorleywood Choral Society with, Christ Church Chorleywood C of E School Choir
Where:  Amersham Free Church, Woodside Rd, Amersham on the Hill HP6 6AJ 6.30 p.m.
What:  Sir Christmas: a selection of seasonal music, including carols for choir and audience
Ticket/Info:  Tickets in advance £13, on the door £15 (students 13-16 £5, under 13 free). Tickets available from Amersham Record Shop and Chorleywood Bookshop, or phone
 
Friday 8th

Who: City of Birmingham Choir
Where: Symphony Hall, Birmingham, B1 2EA 7.00 p.m.
What: Handel Messiah
Ticket/Info: £12.50 - £38 plus commission. www.thsh.co.uk 0121 780 3333. For more information visit www.citychoir.org.uk

 
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: Witham Choral
Where: Witham Public Hall, Collingwood Road, Witham CM8 2DY at 7.30 p.m.
What: Sing Christmas! Concert of Christmas music including Messiah excerpts, Charpentier Midnight Mass, carols.
Ticket/Info: £12, £5 full-time education from Witham Public Hall 0345 017 8717 www.withampublichall.co.uk  

 
Saturday 9th

Who: Collegium Musicum of London Chamber Choir
Where: St George’s Church, Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SA 7.30 p.m.
What: Romantic choral works by Schubert, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Stanford and Vaughan Williams
Ticket/Info: https://coll-mus-lon.org.uk/future-concerts/

 
Saturday 9th
Who: Petros Singers
Where: St Peter´s Church, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith, London W6 9BE at 7.30 p.m.
What: Not The Messiah - Whilst Handel´s oratorio is widely regarded as the pinnacle of seasonal music, this concert focuses instead on the work of his librettist, Charles Jennens, whose brilliant biblical scholarship is recast in a new sequence of Christmas motets, anthems and carols.
Ticket/Info: £17, £15 (concessions), £5 (under 18/students), www.wegottickets.com/petrossingers, tickets@petrossingers.org
 
Saturday 9th
Who: Trowbridge Chorus
Where: The Parish Church of St. James´, Trowbridge, BA14 8RU 7.30 p.m.
What: Music by Schubert, Brahms, Bruckner and Bach, plus beautiful Christmas Carols with audience participation.   Available in the interval will be German Gluhwein and seasonal goodies.
Ticket/Info: £10.00 . Children free;  obtainable from 01225-761364;   Trowbridge Information Centre 765072;   at the door, or from a member of the Choir.  Further information obtainable from: secretary@trowbridgechoral.co.ukor on the website www.trowbridgechoral.org.uk
 
Saturday 9th

Who: South West London Choral Society
Where: St Anne’s Church, St Ann’s Hill, Wandsworth, SW18 2RS 7.00 p.m.
What: Messiah – Handel  (original 1741 version)
Ticket/Info: £15 or free for under 15 years . From: www.swlcs.org.uk or at the door.  Tel no 07914 807055

Saturday 9th
Who: Cardiff Polyphonic Choir
Where: St David´s Hall, Cardiff 7.30 p.m.
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: Standard Price: £9 | £15 | £18 | £22 | £25 | £28 | £30 Children Under 16: Half Price tickets if accompanied by full-priced adults. **Students: Half price or seats at £7.50 (whichever is lower) up until 6.30pm on the day of performance.Wheelchair users plus on companion: £9 each ticket
Disabled people plus one companion: £2 off each ticket. *Plus a Ticket Service Charge of £3.95 per transaction and an optional £1 postage fee. Book online at https://tickets.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk/WEBPAGES/EntaWebHtmlSeatPlan/HtmlSeatPlan.aspx
 
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: Northern Praeclassica
Where: St James´ & St Basil´s Church, Fenham, NE4 9EJ 7.30 p.,m.
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: £15, concessions £13,  students and under 18s £8
available from 0191 281 2936 or www.wegottickets.com/event/418071
 
Saturday 9th
Who: Enfield Choral Society
Where: St Peter´s Church Hall Rectory Lane, Surrey SM7 3JH 7.30pm
What: Christmas Concert! 
Ticket/Info: - www.chandoschoir.com
 
Saturday 9th
Who: Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society
Where: Well Cathedral 7.30pm
What: Handel - Messiah 
Ticket/Info: Visit www.wcos.org.uk and Wells Cathedral Box Office: 01749 672773 and at the door
 
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: Harrogate Choral Society
Where: Royal Hall Harrogate 7.30 p.m.
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: Tickets from £5 to £20 from the Harrogate Box Office tel 01423 502116 or online at www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk
 
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; Duruflé - Requiem; Duruflé - Quatre Motets sur des thémes grégoriens

Ticket/Info: TBC

 

Saturday 9th
Who: Welwyn Garden City Music Society
Where: St John's Church, Monks Rise, WGC. AL8 7NF 7:30pm
What: Beethoven - Mass in C; Rutter - Shepherd’s Pipe Carol; Festive music for Chorus and Audience.
Ticket/Info: Visit website http://www.wgcms.org.uk/concertseason.html
 
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: Handel - Extracts from The Messiah; Bob Chilcott - 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 16s free).  Full details at www.thsingers.org.uk

 

Saturday16th

Who: Havering Singers & St Mary's Junior School Choir
Where: St Michael´s Church, Main Road, Gidea Park. RM2 5EL
What: Christmas Concert
Ticket/Info: £10 Adults, £5 Children. Available on the door or via Hotline 01708 341265 or www.haveringsingers.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; Part - 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 - 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/