Britten’s Ceremony of Carols at St. Paul’s

, Ludgate Hill, The City, London51.513805 -0.098393
0207 246 8348

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Dates & Time:
5 PM to 6 PM
Tickets & Cost:
Free. See

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Enjoy a performance of Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols at St. Paul's Cathedral.

The music will be performed by the Choristers of St Paul's and harpist Sioned Williams. There will also be some seasonal readings for Advent and some motets sung by the Vicars Choral.

If you enjoy listening to music inside the cathedral then check out the choral Evensong service. Read Craig's review of the Evensong service to see how special it is.


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If you enjoy St. Paul’s then you might like to visit Brompton Oratory (catch the train from St Pauls to South Kensington), Westminster Abbey (catch the train from St Pauls to Westminster) and Westminster Cathedral (catch the train from St Pauls to Victoria)

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