Christmas Carols & Services at Temple Church  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 25TH DECEMBER 2012

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, Inner Temple, Holborn, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 7HL
 
 
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Christmas Carols & Services at Temple ChurchIf the renowned author Dan Brown staggered through the vaulted archway of any grand London place of worship to sing carols this Christmas, it would surely be the Temple Church, between Fleet Street and the Thames. The Temple Church was built by the Knights Templar - made famous by Brown's The Da Vinci Code - and was used in the filming of the subsequent movie, starring Tom Hanks as the forty-year-old Professor Robert Langdon with the arrestingly deep voice, and the strong, carefree smile of a collegiate athlete (who had a haunting phobia of enclosed spaces). Jokes (and best-selling literary assassins) aside, the Temple Church's range of carol services are a true delight and will certainly get you in the mood for Christmas celebrations. Located in a picturesque courtyard between the Middle and Inner Temples, the famously round church is a popular spot for carol singing so be sure to arrive in good time - not just so you can amble around the nearby squares and gardens, but so you can grab a seat in the nave with a good view of the choir. For more information go to www.templechurch.com.
Programme
Sun 2 Dec, 11.15am: Choral Mattins ( Men's Voices)
Mon 3 Dec, 6pm: Advent Carol Service
Sun 9 Dec, 11.15am: Choral Mattins
Mon 10 Dec, 1.15pm: Lunchtime Carols Sing-Along
Wed 12 Dec, 6pm: Carol Service - The Temple Church Choir
Fri 14 Dec, 1.15pm: Lunchtime Carols - The Temple Singers
Sun 16 Dec, 11.15am: Carol Service - The Temple Church Choir
Mon 17 Dec, 6.45pm: A Ceremony of (Britten) Carols
Sun 23 Dec, 11.15am: Choral Mattins
Mon 24 Dec, 11.15pm: Midnight Choral Communion
Tue 25 Dec, 11.15AM: Choral Mattins Christmas Day



 

About Temple Church

Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the Knights Templar. The church has a long and powerful history, and survives as one of London's oldest original churches despite it's association with the once powerful order of the Templars.The magnificent chancel of the church was built in the 13th century at the behest of Henry III, who buried his infant son here and originally intended to be laid to rest in the chancel himself. More about Temple Church


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