An English Christmas

7:30 pm, Wed 9 December 2015

St Peter's Vauxhall

Our annual Christmas concert with an English theme featuring carols old and new by many of this country’s most cherished composers. Interspersed with readings from across the centuries, the programme includes music by Howells, Warlock, Parry, Rathbone, Tavener, Rutter, Jonathan Dove and more – together with traditional carols in familiar arrangements (and favourite descants!).

Refreshments available at the interval.

Tickets can be purchased online or by emailing or on the door.


Full programme:

Welcome Yule – Parry
Today the Virgin — Tavener
A Spotless Rose — Howells
Long, long ago — Howells
Bendicamus Domino — Warlock
Bethlehem Down — Warlock
Holly and the Ivy — Matthew Owens
Star Song — Jonathan Dove
The Coventry Carol — Allain
The Little Road to Bethlehem – Head
In the bleak mid-winter — Darke
The Oxen — Rathbone
Sussex Carol — arr Ledger
What Sweeter Music — Rutter
Jingle Bells — arr Allwood
Plus carols to join in with!

Getting there

Nearest station: Vauxhall