6th December 2022

Christmas Carols at St. James Church

Did you know that St. James Church in Paddington is known for its wonderful acoustics? The church has welcomed leading musicians and choirs from around the world to play over the last century.

St James’s counts among its former organists the noted composer of ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’, Dr Harold Darke, Professor of Organ at the Royal College of Music from 1919 to 1969.

This year they have a great line up of Christmas concerts, carols and services to get you in the Christmas festive mood.

Saturday 10 December 6pm

YMCA ISH Choir, The Messiah part 1 and GF Handel – £20 Book here. 

Sunday 11 December 4pm

Carols in the Car park with brass band

Free, all welcome

Thursday 15 December 7.30pm

Christmas Carols Reimagined conducted by Gabriel Chernick

£10 with minced pies and mulled wine interval – Book here.

Saturday 17 December

Sacred Music and a selection of festive favourites by the Southern Spirt Singers

£7 – £10 – Book here. 

Sunday 18 December

12.15pm  – Family Mass with nativity

Free all welcome

6pm – Candlelit Festival of Lessons and Christmas carols

Free all welcome

Saturday 24 December 

4pm – Crib Service for Children and Families

11.30pm – Procession, Blessing of the Crib and Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – Sunday 25 December 

9am – Low Mass

Free all welcome

1030am – Procession and High  Mass

Free all welcome

For more details and to confirm timings please visit: https://stjamespaddington.org.uk/