december, 2023

202302dec7:30 pmThe Victory Carol Concert at St. Mary's, Portsea

Event Details

Get into the true spirit of Christmas with a candlelit concert of traditional carols and special festive music. Come and enjoy the church’s gorgeous acoustic.

Supported by Victory Radio, who will be making a recording of this concert for broadcast on Christmas Eve.

Tickets £10 online or on the door. Under 25s £2, kids get in free.

Victory Radio will be making a recording of this concert for broadcast on Christmas Eve.

There will be a retiring collection for Rowan’s Hospice.

Wine, soft drinks and mince pies will be available. There is free car parking adjacent to the church.

Conductor – Peter Gambie. Organist – Brian Moles.

View the gallery.

Star Carol – John Rutter
Sans Day Carol – John Rutter
Glory to the Christ Child – Alan Bullard
Song of the Bells – Trad. Ukraine
Hark! The herald angels sing
Wexford Carol – arr. Yo-Yo-Ma, Peter Gambie
Child in a manger – John Rutter
Silent night – Franz Gruber
While shepherds watched – arr. Willcocks
Jingle Bells – arr. Allwood
A maiden most gentle – Andrew Carter
Shepherd’s pipe carol – John Rutter
Hodie Christus natus est – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Twelve days of Christmas – John Rutter
Away in a manger – arr. Willcocks
Dancing Day – John Gardner
Wassail Song – arr. Vaughan Williams
O come all ye faithful – arr. Willcocks
We wish you a Merry Christmas – Arthur Warrell
Hallelujah Chorus – George Frideric Handel


(Saturday) 7:30 pm


St Mary's Church, Portsea

Fratton Rd, Fratton, Portsmouth PO1 5PA