Friday 15 December 2017


10 Gloucestershire carol concerts to get you in the festive spirit

Spanning classic carols, choral music, and festive favourites, SoGlos has picked out 10 seasonal concerts in Gloucestershire to put you in the Christmas spirit.

There’s nothing like a good old sing-song to get you in the festive mood, with a host of traditional carols and seasonal choral pieces taking place at stunning venues across the county this year.

Start practicing your ‘Away in a Manger’ and ‘Ding Dong Merrily on High’ and check out SoGlos’s 10 handpicked Christmassy carol services in Gloucestershire.


1. The Joy of Christmas at Cheltenham Town Hall

10 Gloucestershire carol concerts

The Joy of Christmas returns to Cheltenham Town Hall on Saturday 2 December 2017, featuring carols, orchestral music, and seasonal songs and promising sprinklings of festive cheer.


2. Bright Stars for Christmas concert at St Cyr’s Church

Get into the seasonal spirit in Stonehouse on Sunday 10 December 2017, joining the Cotswold Canal Singers for its Bright Stars for Christmas carol concert within the lovely setting of St Cyr’s Church.


3. A Tapestry of Christmas Music at Pittville Pump Room

10 Gloucestershire carol concerts

Join Cheltenham Choral Society for A Tapestry of Christmas Music at Pittville Pump Room on Tuesday 12 December 2017, with the traditional family concert featuring old favourites, modern songs, and seasonal readings too.


4. Maggie’s Christmas Carol Concert at Christ Church

Enjoy a magical evening of Christmas carols and support a worthwhile charity on Thursday 14 December 2017, when the much-loved Maggie’s choir performs in Cheltenham, with mince pies and mulled cider also on the menu.


5. Carols at the House event at Kingshill House

The Phoenix Singers will be spreading Christmas cheer during its Carols at the House concert at Kingshill House, featuring a host of seasonal songs and with mulled wine and mince pies on arrival.


6. Christmas Carols in Montpellier Gardens

Friends of Montpellier Bandstand and Gardens will host an enjoyable evening within the pretty surroundings of Montpellier Gardens on Friday 15 December 2017, with its Christmas Carols concert featuring a mix of contemporary and modern tunes.


7. A Christmas Concert at Berkeley Castle

10 Gloucestershire carol concerts

Dursley Male Voice Choir will perform A Christmas Concert on Sunday 17 December 2017, sprinkling festive cheer on audiences at Berkeley Castle, with a complimentary glass of Prosecco or elderflower pressé provided to add that extra special sparkle.


8. English National Opera Christmas Concert in Cheltenham

10 Gloucestershire carol concerts

Cheltenham Town Hall will welcome English National Opera on Thursday 21 December 2017, offering a magical concert featuring everything from ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’ to ‘We Wish You A Merry Christmas’.


9. Handel’s Messiah at Cheltenham Town Hall

10 Gloucestershire carol concerts

Cheltenham Bach Choir will perform an enchanting rendition of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ at Cheltenham Town Hall on Saturday 23 December 2017, with talented soloists including local soprano Hannah Davey and baritone Peter Savidge sure to deliver a brilliant show.


10. Carols for All at Gloucester Cathedral

10 Gloucestershire carol concerts

Keep the Christmas spirit alive and enjoy a good old sing-song with Gloucester Choral Society on Tuesday 26 December 2017, heading to Gloucester Cathedral for traditional carols and seasonal choral pieces during Carols for All.

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Tuesday 21 November 2017

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