Celebrate Christmas with Carols at Temple Church

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Temple Church



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Join two access to justice charities, Advocate and LawWorks, for Christmas carols and readings on Tuesday 17th December 2019, at Temple Church. This beautiful and historic venue will provide a special backdrop for the evening held in the heart of legal London a week before Christmas.

The evening will include a mix of sing-along congregation carols and musical performances as well as seasonal celebrity readings. We are delighted to announce Sir Michael Morpurgo will be reading from an unpublished work.

Tickets start at £10. Special top price £45 tickets are available for those who want to continue the festivities after the concert, which include entry to a sparkling drinks reception in the Temple Round with the attending celebrity readers and performers.

The concert will begin at 6.00pm, after doors open at 5.30pm. All are welcome to this special night celebrating Christmas.

Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment!

We could not put on this carol concert without the support of our wonderful sponsors. Thank you to:

Headline Sponsor Harbour Litigation Funding

Venue sponsor Hewetson & Co

Drinks reception sponsors BarSquared and City Business Solutions

Music sponsor Luminance

Luxury raffle sponsor Consilio

Christmas Raffle Tickets (buy when purchasing concert tickets):

After selecting your concert tickets, you will also be able to purchase tickets for the Christmas Raffle at £5 per ticket. They are NOT available to buy at the event. There is no limit to the number you can buy. The raffle will be drawn the day of the concert. If you wish to buy Christmas Raffle tickets offline please email Mary on

Prizes are being donated all the time, and currently include:

- A sail on the Solent with lunch or dinner for two with Escape Yachting. Enjoy an idyllic sail on a luxury yacht, setting off from Lymington in the New Forest with a glass of champagne in hand and cruising along the Solent before enjoying a delicious freshly prepared two-course meal served on deck, and the opportunity for a swim.*

- Fortnum & Mason's best Christmas treat to take home on the night: The £200 Marylebone Hamper. Captured in this elegant namesake wicker, the Marylebone Hamper is filled with every luxury to reach the very heights of refinement. There’s no better excuse therefore to charge your forks and glasses – or indeed, cups – to dive on into this hamper brimming with their favourite teas, tipples, nibbles, chocolates and biscuits.

- A dinner for two with wine at London favourite Ciao Bella. Enjoy a delicious meal for two, including a bottle of wine, at this lovely family run Italian restaurant in the heart of Bloomsbury.

- A gift voucher for £50 to spend at award-winning Fine Wine and Spirits merchants, Berry Bros. & Rudd, and three bottles of 2017's best white varieties to take home on the night! Paired with a voucher allowing you to buy drinks for the festive season, take home a bottle of everyone's favourite Chablis; Berry Bros.' 2017 vintage, a yummy M&S' best 2017 French classic, Sancerre, and independent Wine Merchants Lea & Sandeman's own delicious 2017 single vineyard sourced White Burgundy Bourgogne Blanc.

- A £250 voucher to spend on clothing at Universal Works. Enter into the New Year in style with a selection of fabulous new clothes from this contemporary, independent menswear label.

- A Pre-Christmas La Fromagerie Gift Box! London cheese-experts La Fromagerie have put together a special box including Chateau Le Roc La Fromagerie White & Red Wines, a £25 gift voucher to use in store, and a La Fromagerie Canvas Bag, all packed beautifully in one of La Fromagerie’s special gift boxes!

- Two hours of private karaoke for twelve at Lucky Voice! Sing the night away in your very own private room at one of Lucky Voice’s exclusive karaoke bars. Take eleven of your friends for a great night out in Soho, Islington, Holborn or Brighton.

- Visit beautiful family-run Hush Heath Estate; the home and heart of Balfour Wines. The winner of this prize will receive a Full Estate, Winery and Tutored Tasting Tour for two people and a bottle of Balfour Leslie’s Reserve to take home!

- A chic 100% silk tie from The Silk Tie Company. Dress to impress with this charming green patterned tie, RRP £100.

- Tickets for two to a Cocktail Masterclass with the gorgeous and eloquent team of bartenders at GOAT Chelsea’s The Old Fashioned Cocktail Club. Shake and stir your way to a greater knowledge of spirits and master the fine art of cocktail making on any Wednesday or Thursday!

- Your choice of either a relaxing 60 minute massage or a personally tailored 60 minute strength and conditioning session with the expert team at Pure Sports Medicine on Chancery Lane.

* Add more people (to a maximum of 10) at a discounted price of £99 per person


Advocate is an access to justice charity founded by barristers which has been matching people in desperate need of legal help with volunteer barristers for 22 years. All proceeds from this concert will support the work of our central casework team helping to transform people's lives by finding expert legal assistance for those who need it and cannot afford to pay for it.

LawWorks (the Solicitors Pro Bono Group) aims to promote, support and facilitate pro bono legal services that extend access to the law for individuals and communities in need and the organisations that support them. The proceeds from this concert will help to fund the work of our LawWorks Clinics Programme which supports a growing network of independent legal clinics across England and Wales where those who cannot afford to pay for a lawyer and who no longer qualify for legal aid can obtain free advice.

Ticket bands and reserved seating:

By booking tickets you are reserving seats in a particular section of the Church at the concert. It is not possible to choose specific seats, and when the doors open you will be able to make your way to any seats within your chosen section.

  • Band A £45 - Your concert seats are in prime position. Included with these tickets is an inviation to round off your evening with sparkling wine and mince pies at our post-concert drinks in the very special atmosphere of the Temple Round, and mingle with our celebrity guests before heading off to that last brief or your Christmas shopping!

  • Band B £25 - A seat that will allow you to see and hear all the delights the concert has to offer near the front of the aisles.

  • Band C £20 - Be seated a little further back from the performance area. The acoustics of Temple Church allow you to immerse yourself fully in the festive concert, appreciate the musical performances and join in with the carols.

  • Band D £10 - Be seated along the stone benches down the sides of Temple Church, and enjoy the beautiful music and readings.

Seating plan - Temple Church

If you can bring your printed ticket that's great but don't worry if you can't print it or forget it, we'll also have your name on our list at the door.

Photo credit: Barney Poole

Please be aware that photography may take place at our events. These may be used for promotional purposes by the charities, including in printed publications, on our website, and on our social media accounts. If you do not wish to have your photograph taken or to have images of you used, please alert the organisers at the start of the event. We are unable to guarantee that you will not be included in the background of photographs that are being taken. Contact: 020 7092 3961.

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