Christmas is not just a festival, it’s a feeling. There are many activities one can get involved in during Christmas, but Carol Singing and Concerts are probably the best way to fill the soul with joy and complete the Christmas experience. Get into the festive spirit this Christmas by attending a concert or carol service in London. Enjoy world-famous singers and orchestras as well as family friendly, sing-along shows filled with popular Christmas carols.
We have listed some of the most popular Christmas carol concerts happening in London this Christmas.
1)Connaught Village Christmas Shopping Evening
Connaught Street W2 2AA
2) Kids for Kids Candlelit Christmas Concert
St Peter’s, 119 Eaton Square, Belgravia SW1W 9AL
3) Gabriel’s Wharf Magical Christmas
Gabriel’s Wharf 56 Upper Ground, South Bank SE1 9PP
4) A Silver Christmas Celebration
St Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield Cloth Fair EC1A 7JQ
5) Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Carol Concert
St Luke’s Church, Sydney Street SW3 6NH
6) Carols from Chelsea
Royal Hospital Road Chelsea SW3 4SR
7) The Lullaby Trust’s fundraising Carol Concert
St James Church, Clerkenwell Close EC1R 0EA
9) Hope & Homes for Children’s Christmas Carol Concert
St Mary Abbots Centre, Kensington W8 4HN
10) London Carol Concert for Rainbow Trust
32a Wilton Place, Knightsbridge SW1X 8SH
Upcoming Christmas Carols and Concerts this week
Magical Christmas at Devonshire Square
Date: 7 & 11 December
Venue: 6 Devonshire Square EC2M 4YE
On 11 December, the Constanza Chorus, a City of London-based choral society, conducted by Director of Music Joanna Tomlinson, will be singing classic carol songs in Devonshire Square’s Western Courtyard to raise money for The Food Chain, a charity that provides nutritional support for people living with HIV in London.
Dulwich College Chapel Choir’s Spirit of Christmas
Date: 7 December
Venue: Holy Trinity Church Sloane Square, Sloane Street SW1X 9BZCheck Christmas shopping off your list as beautiful jewellery made by Ghanaian mothers at the children’s cancer unit will be for sale, and you can also enjoy a reading by actor Larry Lamb and indulge in mulled wine and mince pies from Harrod’s.
Community Carols at St John’s Church, Blackheath
Date: 10 December
Venue: Stratheden Road, Blackheath SE3 7TH
All Ages welcome for hot chocolate and warm mince pies.
Carols by Candlelight for Macmillan Cancer Support
Venue: St Paul’s Church, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge
Carols will be performed by award-winning choir Vox Cordis. After the concert, drinks and delicious mini mince pies will be served.
Battersea Choral Society’s Christmas Concert
Date: 12 December
Venue: Holy Trinity, Sloane Square, Chelsea SW1X 9BZ
Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies after the concert and contribute to a good cause; Battersea Choral Society has partnered with Glass Door, a charity organization that works with churches to provide shelter and offers invaluable support to men and women affected by homelessness.
Candlelit Carols at Southwark Cathedral
Date: 12 December
Venue: Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge SE1 9DA
Enjoy Christmas classics and sing along to all of your favourites. With a candlelit backdrop, this magical Christmas Carols event is as festive as it gets.
Organoke: An Alternative Carol Concert
Date: 16 December
Venue: St Giles Chruch, Camberwell SE5 8RB
Organoke is a fantastically modern alternative carol concert for those who like to channel their inner Beyonce. Hosted at St Giles’ Church in Camberwell, this is one event where you can sing your heart out without being frowned upon.
Blackheath Halls Christmas Concert
Date: 17 December
Venue: Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road SE3 9RQ
This fabulous seasonal Christmas concert has performances from many local community groups including Multi-Story Orchestra, Blackheath Halls Chorus, Blackheath Halls Gospel Choir, Meantime Jazz, Royal Greenwich and Blackheath Halls and the Youth Choir.
London International Gospel Choir’s Christmas Concert
Date: 8 December
Venue: All Saints Notting Hill, Clydesdale Road, Notting Hill W11 1JE
Not quite a carol concert, but delivering some serious festive vibes regardless, the London International Gospel Choir hosts its annual Christmas concert at All Saints Notting Hill.
Gospel Carols by Candlelight
Venue: St Paul’s Church, Bedford Street, Covent Garden WC2E 9ED
The evening will be a mix of classic sing-along carols combined with traditional carols sung by the gospel choir. The choir is made up of East African singers, so you will also be treated to a couple of carols sung with an African flavour.
Sonoro Chamber Choir’s Christmas Concert
Date: 20 December
Venue: St John’s, Spencer Hill, Wimbledon SW19 4NZ
In addition to mulled wine and mince pies, the audience will also have an opportunity to ‘sing with Sonoro’ when they’ll be invited to join the choir on stage to sing an iconic carol with the professional choir.
African Promise Christmas Carol Service
Venue: 60 St Giles High Street WC2H 8LG
The event features performances from the London International Gospel Choir and Ramiel Brass featuring BBC Young Musician of the Year finalist Matilda Lloyd, readings by Paul Jesson and Simon Russell Beale, as well as the chance to sing your favourite carols.