Wednesday 20 February 2019

10 Gloucestershire carol concerts to get you in the festive spirit

Including 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


The Joy of Christmas returns to Cheltenham Town Hall on Saturday 1 December 2018, featuring carols, orchestral music, and seasonal songs and promising sprinklings of festive cheer.


2. Carols In The Park


Spreading the festive spirit around Pittville Park, Carols In The Park will return on Saturday 22 December 2018. Complete with mulled wine, mince pies and a snow machine, there’s fun for all ages.


3. A Tapestry of Christmas Music at Pittville Pump Room


Join Cheltenham Choral Society for A Tapestry of Christmas Music at Pittville Pump Room on Tuesday 11 December 2018, 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 13 December 2018, when the much-loved Maggie’s choir performs in Cheltenham, with mince pies and mulled cider also on the menu.


5. Advent Carol Service at Tewkesbury Abbey


Starting the countdown to Christmas, the magnificent Tewkesbury Abbey will host its glorious Advent Carol Service on Sunday 2 December 2018.


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 14 December 2018, with its Christmas Carols concert featuring a mix of contemporary and modern tunes.


7. A Christmas Concert at Berkeley Castle


Orchestra Pro Anima will perform A Christmas Concert on Sunday 16 December 2018, sprinkling festive cheer on audiences at Berkeley Castle, with a complimentary glass of wine provided to add that extra special sparkle.


8. Gloucestershire Music Christmas Concert at Pittville Pump Room


Joining together some of the best musicians in Gloucestershire, Pittville Pump Room will host a festive concert on Sunday 9 December 2018.


9. Powerhouse Gospel Choir at Roses Theatre


Forget classic Christmas carols and sing, clap and dance along to incredible Christmas songs performed by Powerhouse Gospel Choir. Taking to the stage on Wednesday 12 December 2018, the choir will be performing songs like The Christmas Song and O Holy Night.


10. Carols for All at Gloucester Cathedral


Keep the Christmas spirit alive and enjoy a good old sing-song with Gloucester Choral Society on Wednesday 26 December 2018, heading to Gloucester Cathedral for traditional carols and seasonal choral pieces during Carols for All.

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