Carols by Candlelight

Wednesday 14th December at 7.45pm
St James' Priory

This concert is sold out, but an extra date has been announced. Exultate Singers will perform Carols by Candlelight in an additional concert in St James Priory on Tuesday 13th December

Bristol's accomplished chamber choir, Exultate Singers will sing 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, recently re-opened following the £4.4 million restoration of the medieval church.

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

Programme includes:

This is the truth sent from above - Vaughan Williams
Quatre Motets pour le temps de Noël - Francis Poulenc
A Spotless Rose - Herbert Howells
Gaudete omnes - Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
E'en so Lord Jesus, quickly come - Paul Manz
Ave Maria - Gustav Holst
Balulalow - Francis Pott
Hodie Christus Natus Est - William Mathias
A Hymn to the Virgin - Benjamin Britten
Vigilate - William Byrd
The Little Road to Bethlehem - Michael Head
In the bleak midwinter - Gustav Holst
The holly and the ivy - arr. Willcocks
Sweet little Jesus boy - MacGimsey arr. Ogden


Click for a preview of the concert programme (no need to print this! You will receive a complimentary copy on the night of the concert)


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

Doors open at 7pm.


Tickets are £15 (£13 concessions, £5 full time students, £2 young people under 18) including interval refreshments and complimentary programme.

How to book

Tickets for this concert are sold out. Some returns may be available on the door from 7pm

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 either online or via Providence Music shop.