Get into the Christmas mood by joining us in the heart of Oxford for Medic Assist International’s Christmas Carol Concert by Candlelight on Saturday 3 December. Invite your friends, family and colleagues too!
Enjoy a wonderful evening of singing carols and listening to beautiful choral and classical music whilst raising vital funds for Medic Assist International (MAI). There are only 165 seats available for this memorable Christmas music experience, so do not delay and buy your tickets today!
Here is all the information you need to know:
When is it? Saturday 3 December. A complimentary drink and mince pies will be served from 6.30 to 7pm. The concert starts at 7.15pm and is due to finish at 8.45pm.
Where is it? St Michael’s at the North Gate Church (OX1 3EY), a historic church full of character in the heart of Oxford. It is only 100m from Oxford’s renowned Christmas Market and a 10-minute walk from the Westgate Oxford shopping centre. MAI’s Carol Concert is an ideal opportunity to relax after a busy day’s Christmas shopping, whilst raising vital funds for MAI. For information on how to get to Oxford by car or public transport visit the Oxford City Council website
Who’s taking part? Guest Organist Professor Noël Tredinnick is an internationally respected composer, orchestrator, conductor and former Music Director and organist for All Souls Church, Langham Place. Noël is probably best known for leading the popular Prom Praise concerts and conducting on Songs of Praise. HTB’s Head of Classical Music, Joanna Gill also a professional composer, will be directing HTB’s Chamber Choir and performing a piano duet of ‘O come, o come Emmanuel’ with violinist Dr Chan Ning Lee – a gifted musician and surgeon. Joanna has arranged music for and performed at the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Philharmonic Strings and for Royalty. Readers at the concert include the Archdeacon of Oxford, the Venerable Jonathan Chaffey and the Vicar at St Michael at the North Gate Church and City Rector of Oxford, Revd Anthony Buckley.
How much are tickets and where can I buy them? Buy Individual Tickets at Eventbrite from £15 (plus £1.76 booking fee).
Premier Pew Tickets (4 to 7 people seated per pew, on the front 2 rows) are also available and ideal for a corporate group, family or group of friends. These tickets range for £120-£180 – offering premium views. Please email our Fundraising Manager to purchase your Premier Pew Ticket.
Who will benefit from the concert? All event profits and donations from the carol concert will go towards building a desperately needed new Critical Care Unit at Chinchpada Christian Hospital in Nandurbar District, a poor and rural region of India where many people live in difficult circumstances.
Can I give a donation if I can’t be there? Yes, you can! Make a donation here.
What does MAI do? MAI is a small Christian charity that has over the last 19 years supported local Christian health partners to deliver affordable, quality healthcare to poor and vulnerable communities (of all faiths and none) in challenging regions of the world. Read more in our annual review.
There are only 165 seats available for this memorable Christmas music experience, so do not delay and book today! We look forward to seeing you there.