December 2018
     
Saturday 1st Who: St Peter’s Singers of Leeds
Where: Fulneck Moravian Church, Fulneck, LS28 8NT 7.00pm
What: Christmas at Fulneck: Bach - Sleeper’s Wake; Advent & Christmas music from Messiah; Holst’s Cantata Christmas Day; Ivor Novello’s Adeste Fideles
Ticket/Info: Free admission and retiring collection. http://www.stpeters-singers.org.uk/concert.aspx?Page=Concert&ConcertID=St-Peters-Singers-Christmas-Fulneck
 
Saturday 1st

Who: Phoenix Chorale with the choir from Woodford Primary School
Where: St Peter and the Holy Apostles Church, Wyndham Sq, Plymouth, PL1 5EG 7.30 p.m.
What: In the Moon of Winter: John Rutter - Magnificat; Kim Andre Arnesen - The Lamb and Dormi Jesu; John Tavener - Mother of Good, here I stand; Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium; Eric Whitacre - Lux Aurumque; plus works by Dan Forrest, Peter Warlock and Rachmaninov
Ticket/Info: £12 at  http://www.eventbrite.co.uk or from St Peters Church / on the door. Under 16 FREE. www.plymouthphoenixchorale.org.

 
Saturday 1st Who: Lymington Choral Society
Where: St Thomas’ Church, Lymington, Hants SO41 9ND 7pm
What: French Romantic Music including Gounod Messe Solennelle de Ste Cécile
Ticket/Info £15, £12.50 accompanied Children free includes wine/soft drink
On the door or from Secretary – Karen Brett 01590 679161 https://www.lymingtonchoral.org.uk/events/
 
Saturday 1st

Who: West Somerset Singers
Where: Taunton Baptist Church, Silver Street, Taunton TA1 3DH
What: A seasonal celebration of secular and religious pieces
Ticket/Info: £10 on the door or from Secretary – Christine Knapman 01823 335303 www.westsomersetsingers.org.uk

 
Saturday 1st

Who: Aylesbury Festival Choir
Where: Aylesbury Methodist Church, Aylesbury HP20 2NQ
What: Brahms - Requiem; Mendelssohn - Hear My Prayer
Ticket/Info: £12 in advance or £13 at the door.  £5 children/students. Tickets include refreshments. Online at www.ticketsource.co.uk/aylesbury-festival-choir , via the website www.aylesburyfestivalchoir.net or in advance from choir members

 
Saturday 1st Who:Thomas Tallis Society
Where: St Alfege Church, Greenwich 7.00 p.m.
What: Handel - Messiah (by Candleight)
Ticket/Info: www.ticketsource.co.uk/tts
 
Saturday 1st

Who: Oxford Harmonic Choir
Where: Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ
What: Vivaldi - Gloria in D;  Saint Sa?ns - Christmas Oratorio; Praetorius - Puer natus in Bethlehem
Ticket/Info: Tickets from £7.50 to £18.00 on the door, from Oxford Playhouse,  www.ticketsoxford.com or from the choir at www.oxfordharmonicchoir.org

 
Friday 7th

Who: Cecilian Singers
Where: St. Peter’s Church, Wigston Road, Oadby, LE2 5QE 7.30pm
What: Christmas Concert – our traditional fare of seasonal music
Ticket/Info:: £12.50 (under 16 £5) from Jane Cotton ? 0115 937 2993 or jane.cotton2@ntlworld.com including wine and mince pies
www.ceciliansingers.co.uk

 
Friday 7th

Who: Harrogate Choral Society
Where: St Aiden’s Church St Aidans Church Elford Place West, Leeds LS8 5QD 7.30 p.m.
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: Tickets £10 (Students, unwaged and under 16s £5) from Harrogate Box Office 01423 502116 or online at tickets@harrogatechoral.org.uk or on the door on the night

 
Saturday 8th Who: Milton Keynes Chorale
Where: St Mary and St Giles, Stony Stratford
What: Christmas with Milton Keynes Chorale
Ticket/Info:  £12 including seasonal refreshments.  www.mkchorale.org.uk
 
Saturday 8th

Who: Luton Choral Society
Where: Priory Church of St Peter, Church Street, Dunstable, LU5 4NA 7.30 p.m.
What: Mozart - Mass in C Minor
Ticket/Info: £12, £10 concessions, £5 children under 18 Visit  www.lutonchoralsociety.org.uk

 
Saturday 8th Who: Midlands Hospitals’ Choir
Where: St Faith & St Laurence Church, Balden Road, Harborne, Birmingham B32 2EL 4.00 p.m.
What:  Sing No?l ! - The annual concert of the Midlands Hospitals’ Choir, in support of CLIC Sargent. Join the choir, as singers spread some Christmas cheer with popular music and carols (old and new)
Ticket/Info:  £10, £5 for children aged 16 or under.  Available from choir members or on the door
 
Saturday 8th Who: Chichester Singers
Where: Chichester Cathedral, 7.30 pm
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: Visit www.chichestersingers.co.uk
 
Saturday 8th

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

 
Sunday 9tbh

Who: Newbury Chamber Choir
Where: St John’s Church, Newbury RG14 7PY 4.00 p.m.
What: Music for Advent: James Maunders - Yaldo (The Nativity); Victoria - Missa O magnum Mysterium
Ticket/Info: £15 (Under 18’s free). Tickets at www.newburychamberchoir.org

 
Sunday 9th

Who: Dartington Community Choir
Where: The Great Hall, Dartington at 7.30pm
What: Ryba - Czech Christmas Mass; Handel - Dixit Dominus
Ticket/Info: Dartington box office 01803 847070 or online at www.dartington.org/whats-on 

 
Tuesday 11th

Who: Cheltenham Choral Society with Airthrie School Choir and Prestbury St Mary’s Church of England School Choir
Where: Pittville Pump Rooms, Cheltenham
What: Tapestry of Christmas Music
Ticket/Info: £10 (£5 under 16’s) All seats unreserved - Available from Town Hall Box Office and Wilson TIC

 
Tuesday 11th Who: Exeter Philharmonic Choir
Where: Exeter Cathedral 7.30 p.m.
What: Carols in the Cathedral
Ticket/Info: £45 (supper club), £20, £15, £12 www.exephil.org.uk, 01392 278168,
Exeter Visitor Information Centre and Tickets, Dix’s Field, 01392 665885
 
Wednesday 12th Who: Exeter Philharmonic Choir
Where: Exeter Cathedral 7.30 p.m.
What: Carols in the Cathedral
Ticket/Info: £20, £15, £12 www.exephil.org.uk, 01392 278168,
Exeter Visitor Information Centre and Tickets, Dix’s Field, 01392 665885
 
Thursday 13th

Who: London Concert Choir
Where: Cadogan Hall, Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9BZ, 7.30pm
What: Vivaldi - Gloria;  Bach - Magnificat
Ticket/info:  £30 to £12 Box office: (020) 7730 4500 or www.cadoganhall.com

 
Friday 14th Who: Chester Bach Singers
Where: St Alkmunds Church, Whitchurch, SY13 1LE 7.30 p.m.
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: Visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/ChesterBachSingers/events/?ref=page_internal
 
Friday 14th Who: Midlands Hospitals’ Choir
Where: Town Hall Birmingham 7.00 p.m.
What:  Sing Noel ! - The annual concert of the Midlands Hospitals’ Choir, in support of CLIC Sargent. Join the choir, as singers spread some Christmas cheer with popular music and carols (old and new)
Ticket/Info:  £10, £16*, £20*, £5 for children aged 16 or under.  Order from the Town Hall Box Office - https://www.thsh.co.uk/event/midlands-hospitals-choir-sing-noel, Tel: 0121 780 3333
* Add a £3 per ticket Box Office commission. (Applies to over the phone and in person transactions nbsp;(save 50p per ticket when you buy online!)
 
Saturday 15th

Who: Britannia Choral Society
Where: St. Saviour’s Church, Anzac Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9DL 7.30 p.m
What: 'Joy to the World’, a celebration of Christmas music from the Baroque period, including Vivaldi’s Magnificat and excerpts from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.
Ticket/Info: Tickets £10 (students £5) on the door.

 
Saturday 15th

Who: Collegium Laureatum
Where: West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge 7.30 p.m.
What: Haydn - The Seasons
Ticket/Info: £16. You are advised to get tickets for this in advance from choir members, the Corn Exchange Box Office (01223 357851) or mailto:tickets@collegium.org.uk. Tickets will be available from October. They can also be purchased on the door if still available and http://www.wegottickets.com/

 
Saturday 15th

Who: Chipping Norton Choral Society
Where: St Mary´s Church, Banbury OX16 0AA 7.30p.m.
What: Elgar - The Music Makers; Vaughan Williams - Dona Nobis Pacem
Ticket/Info: £15 from tickets@cncs.org.uk, Jaffe & Neale Bookshop Chipping Norton (nearer to the concert date), or on the door. (Under-16s free).  More information about Chipping Norton Choral Society can be found here - www.cncs.org.uk

 
Saturday 15th

Who: Petros Singers
Where: St Peter´s, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith, London, W6 9BE
What: Hodie! A concert concentrating on works written specifically for Christmas Day, without a shepherd, Magi, figgy pudding or partridge to be seen or heard! Featuring music by JS Bach, Poulenc, Mendelssohn, Sweelinck, Praetorius, Bruckner and Rutter, alongside Holst’s neglected carol fantasia Christmas Day
Ticket/Info: £17; £15 concessions; £5 under 18s/students. www.wegottickets.com/petrossingers tickets@petrossingers.org or on the door. For more information www.petrossingers.org

 
Saturday 15th

Who: Wimbledon Chamber Choir
Where: St. Matthew's Church, Durham Road, West Wimbledon SW20 0DE
What: An evening of seasonal music for voice and harp including Britten: A Ceremony of Carols and Holst: Hymns from the Rig Veda (set 3)
Ticket/Info: £10 (concessions £8) from https://www.wegottickets.com/event/451689
Choir web site: http://wimbledonchamberchoir.org.uk/

 
Saturday 15th Who: Stratford-upon-Avon Choral Society
Where: Holy Trinity Church
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: £15; Further information stratford.choral@gmail.com or www.stratfordchoral.org.uk
 
Saturday 15th Who: Chandos Choir
Where: St Peter´s Church Hall, Woodmansterne
What: Christmas Concert
Ticket/Info: Cost £12, available in advance via website www.chandoschoir.com or on the door. Price includes glass of wine/juice
 
Saturday 15th Who: Salford Choral Society
Where: Royal Northern College of Music, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9RD. 7.30 p.m.
What: Handel - Messiah
Ticket/Info: £18 (conc. £14) tel: 0161 907 5555, or on-line at https://www.rncm.ac.uk/performance/salford-choral-society/
For more details please visit our website at www.salfordchoral.org.uk   
 
Saturday 15th Who: Chess Valley Male Voice Choir
Where: Baptist Church Chesham Bucks
What: Christmas Concert Broadway
Ticket/Info: Visit https://chessvalleychoir.uk/
 
Sunday 16th Who: Chester Bach Singers
Where: St Alban´s Church, Tattenhall 7.30 p.m.
What: Carols by Candelight
Ticket/Info: Visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/ChesterBachSingers/events/?ref=page_internal
 
Tuesday 18th Who: The Maidstone Singers with St John´s CEP School Handbell Ensemble
Where: St Martin’s Church, Northumberland Road, Shepway, Maidstone ME15 7LP 7.30 p.m
What: ‘Christmas Celebration’ - Christmas music in an informal, festive setting with audience participation - Book a table and bring a party: tables for 2, 4 or 6 or more.
Ticket/Info: £12.50 (Under 16s £5.00) including one glass of wine or soft drink and light refreshments available from tickets@themaidstonesingers.org.uk
Also from choir members or telephone 01622 630016
 
Wednesday 19th Who: The Maidstone Singers with St John´s CEP School Handbell Ensemble
Where: St Martin’s Church, Northumberland Road, Shepway, Maidstone ME15 7LP 7.30 p.m
What: ‘Christmas Celebration’ - Christmas music in an informal, festive setting with audience participation - Book a table and bring a party: tables for 2, 4 or 6 or more.
Ticket/Info: £12.50 (Under 16s £5.00) including one glass of wine or soft drink and light refreshments available from tickets@themaidstonesingers.org.uk
Also from choir members or telephone 01622 630016
 
Wednesday 19th Who: Sandbach Choral Society
Where: St. Michael´s Church, Ford Lane, Coppenhall, Crewe, CW11 3NT 7.30 p.m.
What: Seasonal Music
Ticket/Info: £12 & £10 concessions - enquiries at info@sandbachchoral.co.uk
 
Wednesday 19th

Who: Chester Music Society Choir
Where: Chester Cathedral, Chester, CH1 2HU 7.30 p.m.
What: Christmas Crackers
Ticket/Info: £8, £16 Telephone: 01244 500959; Online: www.chestercathedral.com/events/
In person: Chester Cathedral Reception Desk

 
Thursday 20th

Who: The Laurence Singers
Where: All Saints Church, 24A Church Rd, Cheadle Hulme SK8 7JB
What:Christmas With The Laurence Singers: Carols, readings & seasonal classics
Ticket/Info: Tel 0161 713 0579, tickets@thelaurencesingers.org.uk
www.thelaurencesingers.org.uk

 
Thursday 20th Who: Chester Music Society Choir
Where: Chester Cathedral, Chester, CH1 2HU 7.30 p.m.
What: Christmas Crackers
Ticket/Info: £8, £16 Telephone: 01244 500959; Online: www.chestercathedral.com/events/
In person: Chester Cathedral Reception Desk
 
Saturday 22nd Who: Chester Bach Singers
Where: St Werburgh´s Roman Catholic Church, CH1 1QJ 7.30 p.m.
What: Carols by Candelight
Ticket/Info: Visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/ChesterBachSingers/events/?ref=page_internal
 
Saturday 22nd

Who: Havering Singers with the Children of St. Mary's Primary School Choir
Where: Holy Cross Church, 260 Hornchurch Rd, Hornchurch RM11 1PX
What: Popular Carols and Christmas Music accompanied by
Ticket/Info: £10 / Children £5