Christmas Choirs

Join us for enchanting Christmas carol concerts in our spectacular Grand Entrance.

+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • Sunday, 2 – Sunday, 23 December 2018

  • Grand Entrance, South Kensington

  • Free event

Christmas Choirs photo

Festive music fills our Grand Entrance this Christmas season. Special recitals are taking place almost daily, performed by our friends and favourite choirs from London's choral scene. Read more to find out how to catch them during the day and special evenings!

Sunday 2 December, 13.00 – 14.00
The energetic SOUND Choir kick off our musical festive season with some classics, crackers and a few surprises.

Wednesday 5 December, 12.30 – 13.00
This lunchtime we welcome our friends and colleagues at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - the Kew Choir!

Friday 7 December, 19.00 – 19.30
Bringing the community spirit of Camden to the V&A is the Primrose Hill Choir and Children's Choir, performing their inspiring repertoire together.

Friday 7 December, 20.00 – 20.30
Brand new to the London choral scene, witness the debut performance of the highly skilled London Classical Choir.

Saturday 8 December, 12.30 – 13.00
They sing the songs from the musicals we all love; The West End Musical Choir perform for us a special Christmas recital.

Sunday 9 December, 12.00 – 12.45
We welcome back our local choir the Kensington Singers for their annual performance at the V&A full of rich melodies and glorious harmonies.

Tuesday 11 December, 12.00 – 12.45
This lunchtime we're joined by Real Voices- a thriving community of four contemporary South London choirs- Battersea, Brixton, Tooting and Vauxhall.

Wednesday 12 December, 12.30 – 13.00
The ITV Choir return for the second year running, fresh off the back of their performances at The Royal Variety Show and The Olivier Awards.

Thursday 13 December, 12.30 – 13.00
Made up of 60 girls aged 13-18, the Hitchin Girls' School continue their long tradition of music with an exciting performance this lunchtime.

Friday 14 December, 19.00 – 19.30
For those who missed them the first time, the West End Musical Choir are back for their second recital here of the season.

Saturday 15 December, 14.00 – 14.30
MJ's Community Choirs brighten up the afternoon with christmas tunes performed by singers of all ages and all walks of life.

Sunday 16 December, 14.00 – 14.30
North Kingston Choir round off their Christmas tour with a bang with their final performance this Sunday lunchtime.

Monday 17 December, 12.30 – 13.00
The Museum Singers - made up of our friends at the Natural History Museum as well as our own V&A staff - have been going strong for over 30 years. They bring their wealth of experience here for their annual christmas recital.

Thursday 20 December, 12.30 – 13.00
The Museum Singers perform their second lunchtime carol concert.

Friday 21 December, 14.00– 15.00
The Metropolitan Police Choir, made up of serving and retired officers and police staff sing for us this lunchtime, following a busy two years including performing for Her Majesty The Queen.

Saturday 22 December, 12.30– 13.30
The enchanting sound of children's singing lights up our Grand Entrance as we inch closer to Christmas. Don't miss the internationally renowned and world class Capital Arts Children's Choir.

Sunday 23 December, 12.30– 13.15
Closing our festive choir programme, are the Electric Belles, Brixton's premier acapella all-female choir, bringing everything from Massive Attack to Mary Poppins, and of course some Christmas classics.