St Paul's Christmas carol concert

Celebrate the magical music of Christmas with us!

Join us for a very special carol concert on Tuesday 6 December, in London's iconic St Paul's Cathedral.

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Event information

We're honoured to be hosting this festive evening full of readings, poems, carols, and performances by the Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral, with Director of Music Andrew Carwood MBE and the City of London Sinfonia Orchestra.

We'll also be welcoming some special guest performers, to be announced soon!


Tickets start at £40, with all profits from the evening supporting our work to improve access to clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene around the world.

Book tickets via the Barbican website

Event timings

Doors open at 5.45pm; please take your seat by 6.45pm for a prompt 7pm start.

The concert will finish at 8.15pm.

Getting here

St Paul’s Churchyard, London, EC4M 8AD.

Please use the main front entrance (to the west side of the building), or the step-free entrance on the north side.

There is no car parking available, and we encourage you to use public transport if possible.

Everything you need to know

Security screenings will be in place upon entry.

Bags larger than handbags/small rucksacks (dimensions 45cm x 35cm x 25cm) are not permitted. Please bring a minimum of possessions with you, limited to personal effects and unopened soft drinks, water or food.

Please don't bring:

  • glass bottles or containers
  • alcohol
  • opened drinks cans
  • knives or sharp objects
  • any other items which could cause damage to our fabric or harm to others
  • any illegal items
  • items used in connection with protest
  • drones.

 Photography and videography are not permitted inside the Cathedral or during the concert.

The Cathedral is fully accessible for those with limited mobility, and can provide guides for people with hearing or visual impairments.

We want to ensure everyone can join us for this concert, so if you have any questions or specific access needs, please get in touch with us on [email protected] – we'd love to help.

Fully accessible toilets will be available.

Carol concert tickets do not include access to the rest of the Cathedral.

You can find out more about visiting, and buy sightseeing tickets, on the St Paul's website.

Unfortunately, the nature of the concert is not suitable for children aged under 14.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the concert, please get in touch with us by emailing [email protected].

VIP and corporate hospitality

To find out more about our VIP and corporate hospitality packages, please get in touch with Jenny Cockin on [email protected].

Sponsorship opportunities

To find out more about opportunities for event sponsorship, please get in touch with Ruairidh McCarthy on [email protected].