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Christmas carol concerts in Kent 2019

PUBLISHED: 12:29 03 December 2019 | UPDATED: 12:29 03 December 2019

Enjoy carols at Canterbury Cathedral (photo: Peter de Clercq/Alamy)

Enjoy carols at Canterbury Cathedral (photo: Peter de Clercq/Alamy)

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Nothing beats a festive carol concert to get music lovers in the festive spirit - so we've picked some great ones to try

- Rochester (6 Dec)

Rochester Cathedral's choir returns for the ever-popular Christmas Carol Concert - a highlight of the festive season. Includes performances by the Rochester Cathedral Choristers and the Children's Choir.

Tickets: rochestercathedral.org. Rochester Cathedral, Rochester ME1 1SX

- Canterbury (14 Dec)

Come and celebrate by singing some Christmas classics with old favourites and a few less familiar carols. The programme also features Canterbury Choral Society Youth Choir and the Festival Brass Ensemble and will include Once in Royal David's City, The Shepherd's Farewell and See amid the Winter's Snow. Children in the audience will be invited to come forward to sing on stage.

Tickets: canterburychoral.co.uk/family-carols-2019. Canterbury Cathedral CT1 2EH

- Maidstone (14 Dec)

The Maidstone Choral Society will help you get into the festive mood with a performance of Wassail by Alexander L'Estrange as well as tackling some more traditional carols that the audience can also join in with.

Tickets: maidstonechoralunion.org.uk. All Saints Church, Maidstone ME15 6YE

- Tenterden (14 Dec)

The Kent Police Male Voice Choir returns to Tenterden with a concert to raise funds for Canterbury Oast Trust, which supports adults with a learning disability through providing homes, training and opportunities.

Tickets: 01233 732684. St Mildred's Church, Tenterden TN30 6AT

- Hempstead Valley (15 Dec)

Stores will close at 4pm, and the Marks & Spencer Mall will be transformed into a venue to host a carol concert. The Medway Band will provide the musical accompaniment, local churches including Parkwood Christian Fellowship and school children from Deanwood Primary School, Rainham will also be taking part.

Tickets: free, 01634 387076. Hempstead Valley, Gillingham

- Tunbridge Wells (19 Dec)

Maverick musician, guitarist and songwriter Richard Durrant likes to view the festive season through a pagan as well as a Christian prism. With the help of singer Amy Kakoura and master fiddler Nick Pynn, the audience can enjoy virtuoso guitar solos, the oldest song in the Oxford Book of Carols, Breton folk, British fiddle tunes and some well-chosen chart curiosities.

Tickets: £20 (adult); £15 (child) 01892 678678. Trinity Theatre, Tun Wells TN1 1JP

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