LIVE MUSIC

Thursday 15 December, 19.30

OKSANA GERMANCHUK, piano

We are pleased to welcome Oksana as she puts the icing on the cake (or the star on the tree!) of our Opening Reception with an hour of relaxing piano music.

Friday 16 December, 18.30

THE PLUCKWITS

The ever-popular St Albans based Ukulele band ease us into the festival weekend with a selection of festive tunes with more pluck than your Christmas turkey!

Friday 16 December, 20.00

BSV JAZZ BAND

Formed in 2006 and with around 15 musicians in the regular line-up, BSV – BeauSandVer – is rooted in a community programme supported by three St Albans schools (c’mon, you can work it out!) The band are committed to helping build community through jazz music – classic, latin and modern, from Duke Ellington to Herbie Hancock!

Saturday 17 December, 13.30

THE BIG CHOIR

The local ‘branch’ of this energetic community fundraising choir was established at St Saviour’s at the beginning of 2022 and in less than a year had gathered 70 members and raised £10,000 towards cancer research at The Francis Crick Institute in London.

When they sing you’ll want to join in! Rehearsals are at St Saviour’s on Tuesday evenings from 7.30 – 9pm.  Why not call Sharon on 07971 957188 for your free ‘taster’ evening?

Saturday 17 December, 14.30

BRASSHOPPERS!

The sound of brass is the sound of Christmas!
Come amd hear this newly formed local brass ensemble as they play a selection of Christmas carols and seasonal folk songs to get you in a right Chrismassy mood!
Saturday 17 December, 15.30

TRESTLE THEATRE’S INCLUSIVE CHOIR

Saturday 17 December, 16.00

THE WIGRAM ENSEMBLE

 

Saturday 17 December, 19.00

LOUIS SMITH

We are so pleased to welcome Louis to his first Christmas Tree Festival at St Saviour’s, having made his debut at the 2021 Beer & Fizz Festival. We took him on as our sound engineer, but when a few of our booked bands cancelled due to illness, he stepped up and wowed us with his smooth vocals!

Sunday 18 December, 10.00

PARISH MASS: ADVENT 4

St Saviour’s Parish Choir lead the congregational singing at the parish mass, focused on the obedience of the Virgin Mary to God’s plan.

Sunday 18 December, 12.30

FLEETVILLE SWING BAND

Comprising of professional and amateur musicians from St Albans and the surrounding area, Fleetville Swing Band are a friendly and welcoming band who enjoy sharing their love of swing, jazz and big band era music. They bring to the festival their unique jazz arrangements of your favourite Christmas carols and songs – so come along with your dancing shoes and ejoy that big band sound!

Sunday 18 December, 14.00

FLEETVILLE HARMONY CHOIR

Fleetville Harmony are a small, relaxed acappella choir, based at Fleetville Infants School, who enjoy singing pop, jazz, folk and even a little classical music!

 

Sunday 18 December, 15.00

GLOBAL HARMONY

This friendly group of singers enjoy a wide range of global music, usually in four-part harmony and embracing the styles of African culture, Doo-Wop and Gospel!

Sunday 18 Devember, 17.00

SERVICE OF NINE LESSONS & CAROLS

The parish choir offer their repertoir of Christmas music along with readings and congregational carol singing as we listen once more to the Christmas story.

Tuesday 20 December, 6pm

ST ALBANS CHAMBER CHOIR

 with Wednesday 21 December, 20.00

A GOSPEL CHRISTMAS

with Powerhouse Gospel Choir featuring T Jae Cole

& Just Sing! St Albans

Just back from an international tour with the legendary Nick Cave, T Jae Cole returns to St Saviour’s with Powerhouse and our local Just Sing! choir to raise the church roof and bounce us into the Christmas spirit!

Tickets: £15.00

Available online with limited availability on the door

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St Saviour’s Church
25 Sandpit Lane
St Albans AL1 4DF

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