Joy of Christmas

An annual feast of festive music and readings for the whole family!

Every year, Jubilate hosts a multi-choir Christmas festival at different venues such as Cheltenham Town Hall or larger urban churches – venues which are able to cater for large audiences together with multiple choirs and an orchestra.

Bringing together school and university choirs from across the county and regularly presented by BBC Radio Gloucestershire’s Vernon Harwood, the Joy of Christmas has become a highlight of the Cheltenham Christmas Calendar.

The 2019 Joy of Christmas will be at 7.30pm on Saturday 7th December 2019, St Matthews Church, Clarence Street, Cheltenham GL50 3PL

This year’s performance is presented by Vernon Harwood BBC and features the English Concertante Orchestra – Leader – George Ewart – rehearsed and conducted by Ian Higginson.

Performing Choirs include Jubilate Chamber Choir, University of Gloucestershire & Community Choir, St. Edward’s School Choir, Dunalley Primary School Choir and Saint John’s C of E Primary School Choir and Airthrie School Choir.

The venue for The Joy of Christmas 2019St Matthews Church, on the corner of Clarence St, and St George’s Place.

Tickets: Adults £12,00, Senior Citizens £10.00, Under 21’s £8.00 available on the door or in advance from the Wilson Art Gallery / Museum, Clarence Street, Cheltenham. (Tel: 01242 387488). Tickets will also be available on the door.

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