News & Events
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Special Services & Events:
Wednesday 25 September - Opening of Year Service
Saturday 5 October - KCLCA Evensong Service
Wednesday 16 October - Honorary Degree Ceremony
Friday 18 October - Guy's & St Thomas' Palliative Care Unit Service
16.00, Strand Chapel
Find out more here.
Tuesday 5 November - All Souls' Service
Friday 15 November - Mahler 2 with David Briggs and the Choir
19.00, Southwark Cathedral
Wednesday 4, Thursday 5, Friday 6 December - Advent Carols
19.30, College Chapel
We look forward to welcoming world-renowned concert organist David Briggs to King's for a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in his arrangement for organ, together with the Choir.
This promises to be a very special occasion, and we expect a packed Chapel! Book here.
Tuesday 10 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 13 December - Christmas Festival Concert, St John's Smith Square
Saturday 14 December - Concert - Handel's Messiah with the London Handel Orchestra
Tuesday 4 February - Evensong with North London Collegiate School
Thursday 6 February - Sung Orthodox Vespers for Runciman Lecture
Wednesday 26 February - Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service
Monday 23 March - Sung Eucharist at St Paul's Cathedral
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!
Tuesday 24 March - Passiontide Service
Friday 15 May - Service of Thanksgiving
17.00, St Paul's Cathedral
Thursday 21 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. This year's service will be hosted by Queen Mary University of London.
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 a Communion service. This is followed by breakfast in Covent Garden.