News & Events
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Special Services & Events:
Wednesday 26 September - Opening of Year Service
Saturday 13 October - KCLCA Evensong Service
Friday 19 October - Guy's & St Thomas' Palliative Care Unit Service
16.00, Strand Chapel
Find out more here.
Tuesday 6 November - All Souls' Tide Service
Friday 16 November - Organ & Choir Concert
Monday 19 November - Christian Aid Biannual Service
Tuesday 20 November - Evensong with NCLS Chamber Choir
Wednesday 5, Thursday 6, Friday 7 December - Advent Carols
19.00, Southwark Cathedral
Tuesday 11 December - Christmas Carol Service by Candlelight
17.30, College Chapel
A solemn and traditional service of music and readings by candlelight, progressing from darkness to light.
Congregants are required to be seated by 17.20 for a prompt start to the service at 17.30. The duration of the service is approximately 90 minutes and admissions and exits during the service can only be facilitated while hymns are being sung to avoid disruption.
Mulled wine and mince pies will be served after the service.
Tickets will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Tickets can be booked via Eventbrite from the end of October.
Friday 14 December - Concert - Handel's Messiah with the London Handel Orchestra
17.30, College Chapel
Traditionally, this has been a more informal event to which we welcome all members of the King's community.
This is a chance to sing all your favourite Christmas carols - no tickets are required for this event, but in recent years it has been very full so come early to grab a good seat!
Thursday 7 February - Sung Orthodox Vespers for Runciman Lecture
Wednesday 6 March - Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service
Sunday 17 March - Barnes Music Festival Concert
Monday 25 March - Sung Eucharist at St Paul's Cathedral
19.00, Strand Chapel
As part of our ongoing partnership with the London Handel Festival, the Choir of King's College London will be performing Handel's Messiah on Friday 14th December, at 7pm, in the beautiful surroundings of the College Chapel. We will be joined by the London Handel Orchestra, conducted by Joseph Fort, and the solos will be performed by our talented young choral scholars.
Tickets cost £25 for unreserved seating. Book your ticket here.
Tuesday 26 March - Passiontide Service
Friday 10 May - Service of Thanksgiving
17.00, St Paul's Cathedral
Wednesday 29 May - Anglican Baptism & Confirmation Service
Thursday 30 May - Ascension Day
11.00, St George's RC Cathedral
Each year a Service of Thanksgiving is held to commemorate those who had donated their bodies for the benefit of medical education in the previous calendar year. This is organised by the London Anatomy Office, on behalf of the London and South East Committee of Anatomists.
Ushers and readers are provided by a teaching institution served by the London Anatomy Office on a rotational basis. In 2018, ushers and readers will be provided by Brighton and Sussex Medical School.
09.15 - Singing on the Strand
09.30 - Eucharist service
It is our tradition to sing hymns outside the gates of King's on the Strand and then process to the College Chapel for a Communion service. This is followed by breakfast in Covent Garden.