8 Exultate Singers | Carols by Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight

Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 7.30pm
Saturday 14th December 2019 at 7.30pm
St James Priory, Bristol

Exultate Singers performs an exquisite programme of Christmas music, the perfect preparation for the festive season. Come and enjoy a wonderfully atmospheric evening in the beautiful surroundings of Bristol’s oldest building, St James Priory.

The ticket price will include interval refreshments of warm mince pies and a Christmas spiced fruit punch, together with a complimentary programme.

The programme includes:

Palestrina Matin Responsory
Ord Adam lay y bounden
Weir Drop down, ye heavens
Praetorius Joseph lieber, Joseph mein
Leighton Lully, lulla
Warlock Bethlehem Down
Gabrieli Sancta immaculata est
Whitacre Lux aurumque
Todd My Lord has come
Trad Normandy Away in a manger
Assersohn Make we joy now in this fest
Carpenter Masters in this Hall
Carpenter Seven Joys of Mary
Pearsall Lay a Christmas garland
Poulenc O magnum mysterium
Vaughan Williams The Blessed Son of God
Holst Ave Maria
Handl Canite tuba

Exultate Singers has appeared on Classic FM, on BBC Radios 2, 3 and 4 and BBC television including The One Show and Songs of Praise. The choir is known for its engaging performances, making use of the building’s spatial effects with singers placed in different positions around the hall throughout the concert, enveloping the audience with stunning live surround sound.

“To come in to the glorious building of St James & the ethereal sounds of Exultate - my companion said she thought she’d gone to heaven and I quite agreed! I don’t know how you manage to maintain such a terrific standard of music with such a lovely friendly atmosphere, but please keep doing it!”


St James' Priory, Whitson Street, Haymarket, Bristol BS1 3NZ


Tickets for the central nave are sold out.

South Aisle £14, students in full time education £8, and for under 18s £4 - all seats are restricted view compared to central nave.
Rear South Aisle, North Wall and South Wall £10, students in full time education £6, under 18s £2 - restricted view

Tickets for .

• Book now at the Exultate Singers shop

Book now

• Book by telephone with Opus 13 music shop on 0117 923 0164, open 9.30am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday

• Book in person at Opus 13 music shop at 14 St Michael's Hill, Bristol BS2 8DT

Seating plan

How to find St James' Priory

View St James' Priory, Whitson Street, Bristol BS1 3NZ in a larger map


The nearest Bristol City Council car park is on Trenchard Street. Parking is £2.50 for the evening after 6pm. Use the pedestrian exit on level 8 to come out on Park Row and turn right to walk down past the Bristol Royal Infirmary, then turn right down Whitson Street and the entrance to St James Priory is on your left after the bus station.

A limited number of parking for disabled badge holders is available in the car park outside St James Priory itself. Please request parking when you book tickets in the comments box, or email info@exultatesingers.org.