As the festive season descends upon the bustling streets of London, the city comes alive with the sound of joyous melodies and heart-warming harmonies. Christmas carol concerts have become a cherished tradition for both locals and visitors, offering a magical escape into the spirit of the season. In this blog, we explore some of the best Christmas carol concerts in London that promise to transport you to a world of enchanting music and holiday cheer.

Christmas Carols at The Royal Albert Hall

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© The Royal Albert Hall

Multiple times and dates in December

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Royal Albert Hall, just a short stroll away from The Milestone Hotel & Residences as it hosts a spectacular Christmas Carol Concert. Featuring a mix of traditional carols, festive classics, and special guest performances, this iconic venue, adorned with festive decorations, creates an unforgettable atmosphere for an evening of musical celebration.

A Celebration of Christmas at St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral, London

Date: 14th December

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This glittering evening promises a harmonious blend of words, music, meditation, and laughter in the iconic St Paul’s Cathedral. In A Celebration of Christmas, esteemed celebrity readers come together to join forces with the ethereal voices of the Cathedral Choir and the enchanting melodies of the City of London Sinfonia.

Christmas Concert at Westminster Abbey

westminster abbey cathedral

Date: 18th December

Time: 7pm to 8:20pm

Nestled in the heart of London, Westminster Abbey hosts a Christmas concert that combines the beauty of the historic venue with the magic of the season. The concert typically features the Westminster Abbey Choir, renowned for its angelic voices, performing a repertoire of cherished carols and festive anthems.

Southwark Cathedral Carol Service

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© Southwark Cathedral

Date: Sunday 17th and Tuesday 19th December

Time: 6pm to 7:30pm

Immerse yourself in the enchantment of Southwark Cathedral during the Christmas season as the Cathedral Great Choir serenades you with a timeless service featuring traditional lessons and carols in their annual carol service.

London's Christmas carol concerts offer a unique blend of tradition, culture, and festive spirit. Whether you choose to revel in the grandeur of the Royal Albert Hall, seek solace in the sacred halls of St. Paul's Cathedral, or experience the intimate glow of candlelight at the Royal Opera House, these concerts promise to fill your heart with the joy and magic of the season. Make sure to book your tickets early, as these enchanting events are sure to sell out quickly, leaving you with memories that will last a lifetime.