An annual tradition is being continued this Christmas, with an uplifting rendition of Handel’s Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral.

I attended last year, and even if the purists moan about something called “the acoustics”*, for the average joe, stirring song and music in the stunning surroundings of the mighty Cathedral is an overwhelming evening.

Tickets are available now — and are entirely free. The performance takes place on Wed 3rd December at 6:30pm.

A collection tray will be passed around during the toilet break in the concert.

The Messiah is part of the Cathedral’s Christmas celebrations — full details of which are here.


*Often the same people who wear headphones on the tube, where the accoustics are worse.

Article last updated on October 1st, 2021 at 08:16 am


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One comment
  1. Francesca Fenn says:

    Sadly I missed the boat on this one. But I shall go to the carol service

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