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DAYTRIPPER Christmas Caroling in Surrey

10.11.2017 / words: The Guide 2 Surrey

Oh hark ye readers and sing seasonal songs at these fantastic carols services taking place in Surrey this Christmas.

A Halo Christmas Gala Carol Concert

7th December / St Nicholas Church, Bury Street, Guildford

Support a tremendous cause and head to Halow Project’s Christmas Gala Concert featuring the beautiful voices of the renowned Seaford College Chapel Choir. Enjoy a truly magical evening with seasonal songs aplenty, mulled wine, mince pies and merriment. 

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Comedians & Carols

8th December / Christchurch, Jubilee Square, Woking

Once in Woking, comedians and carols joined forces for an evening of yuletide song and silliness. Based loosely around the format of Nine Lessons and Carols, join local comedian and writer Paul Kerensa (Miranda, Not Going Out, TGI Friday, Top Gear) and fellow funnies Jo Enright, Gareth Richards and Allan Finnegan as they recount their version of Christmas.

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Genesis Chorale

9th December / St. John's Church, West Byfleet

Enjoy a performance of Gounod’s Messe Solennelle together with seasonal carols from the the 60 strong Genesis Chorale singers hailing from the West Byfleet area.  Held at St John’s Church West Byfleet on Saturday 9 December at 19.30, tickets are available online, at local West Byfleet shops Brittens and Eltons as well as on the door on the evning of the performace.

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The Mayor of Guildford’s Carol Concert

10th December / Holy Trinity Churchyard, Guildford

Join the Mayor of Guildford for his annual carol concert in the churchyard of Holy Trinity church, found at the top of Guildford High Street. Organised by the Rotary club and now in its 65th year, listen on and sing along as Guildford’s Vivace Chorus serenade you with seasonal song.

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Mane Chance Christmas Carols

10th December / The Church of St. Peter & St. Paul, Godalming

The ever popular Mane Chance Christmas carol concert takes place once again at The Church of St. Peter & Paul in Godalming this December complete with their ever adorable Shetland ponies. In addition to the Christmas carols, expect readings from actors Martin Shaw, Sara Crowe, Damien Edwards, Philip Cumbus, Thomasin Rand and Jenny Seagrove.

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Carols by Candlelight

10th December / Church of Our Lady, Fleet

Raise money in aid of Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care and sing carols by candlelight in Fleet this December. Join members from Hart Voice at the Church of Our Lady for an evening of sumptuous song.

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Christmas Civic Carol Service

14th December / St. Andrews Church, Farnham

Find your way St. Andrews Church in Farnham for the annual Christmas Civic Carol Service organised by Farnham Town Council. Enjoy traditional carols as well as performances from the Farnham Youth Choir.

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Candlelit Carols

16th December / Cellar Magneval, Woking

For an intimate evening of yuletide song lit by candlelight, head along to Cellar Magneval wine bar found on Church Street in Woking. Cosy up to the piano in the bar with a glass of mulled wine (and a wheel of cheese) and sing along with your friends to festive tunes old and new.

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Courtyard Carolling

16th – 17th & 21st – 23rd December / Hampton Court Palace

Sing carols amongst history and the stunning Tudor surrounds of Hampton Court Palace this Christmas. Make your way to the palaces courtyards and sing loud and proud to some of your favourite carols as you’re accompanied by the big sound of the Epsom & Ewell Silver Band. Booking is essential.

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Family Christmas Carols

17th December / Hatchlands Park, Guildford

Rally the troops and head for beautiful Hatchlands Park in Guildford for Christmas carols with the family. Discover as the magic of Christmas and make memories with the family to keep as you find your way to the music room and sing along to traditional carols.

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Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols

17th December / St. Barnabas’ Church, Ranmore Common

Join the congregation of worshippers at St. Barnabas’ Church of Ranmore Common on this Sunday morning from 11am for the seasonally traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols.

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The Military Wives: Home for Christmas

18th December / Guildford Cathedral

Hark and hear The Military Wives as they come to Guildford Cathedral this December on their ‘Home for Christmas’ tour. Featuring the Military Wives Choirs of Arborfield, Sandhurst, Brompton, Odiham and Salisbury Plain, this exclusive concert will feature many a festive favourite for the audience to sing along to as well as songs form The Military Wives own album ‘Home for Christmas’.

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Rose Christmas Celebration

18th December / Rose Theatre, Kingston

Join the Rose Theatre in Kingston for their annual Christmas Celebration and let the festivities commence. Experience an extravaganza of seasonal song, dance and entertainment. Featuring performances by Tiffin Children's Chorus, Singing it back Choirs, Voice Festival UK Champions (2014) The Tiffinians, Movement Warriors Boys Dance Troupe and the internationally renowned Tiffin Boys’ Choir.

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A Service of Nine Lessons & Carols

23rd December / Guildford Cathedral

As Christmas day approaches, join Guildford Cathedral for their traditional service of Nine Lessons & Carols. From 6pm listen on as the choir sing angelically to traditional carols befitting the season.

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