Christmas Concerts in Islington - Highbury, North London

Christ Church
155 Highbury Grove
N5 1SA


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Socially-Distanced Concerts

As we return to concerts following the recent Covid-19 lockdown, our aim is to provide our audience, musician and staff with the safest and most comfortable environment to create and enjoy great music.

Click here to learn more about how we run our Christmas concerts to meet the the government's guidelines, and how you can prepare for your visit.

Friday 18 December 3.30pm


A Scottish Christmas - Bach to Baby Festive Family Concert

Kirsty Lovie, violin & Adam Römer, viola

Magical music, festive frolics, sparkles and spices, oh my! Grab your family, harness up your fastest reindeer and meet us at a Bach to Baby concert for the perfect prelude to the holiday season!

Bach to Baby is the acclaimed concert series for the whole family to enjoy together. Featuring outstanding musicians and exhilarating performances in inspiring venues right on your doorstep.

Doors open at 3.15pm

Flexi-tickets are NOT valid for this concert

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Friday 18 December 5.00pm


A Scottish Christmas - Bach to Baby Festive Family Concert

Kirsty Lovie, violin & Adam Römer, viola

Magical music, festive frolics, sparkles and spices, oh my! Grab your family, harness up your fastest reindeer and meet us at a Bach to Baby concert for the perfect prelude to the holiday season!

Bach to Baby is the acclaimed concert series for the whole family to enjoy together. Featuring outstanding musicians and exhilarating performances in inspiring venues right on your doorstep.

Doors open at 4.45pm

Flexi-tickets are NOT valid for this concert

Sunday 20 December 2.00pm


The Festive Harp - Bach to Baby Christmas Family Concert

Jean Kelly, harp

Roll out the red carpet, deck the halls, and unwrap a festive treat as the heavenly harp plays a sumptuous selection of Christmas classics and sparkling string arrangements. A feast for the ears!

Magical music, festive frolics, sparkles and spices, oh my! Grab your family, harness up your fastest reindeer and meet us at a Bach to Baby concert for the perfect prelude to the holiday season!

Doors open at 1.45pm

Flexi-tickets are NOT valid for this concert

Sunday 20 December 3.30pm


The Festive Harp - Bach to Baby Christmas Family Concert

Jean Kelly, harp

Roll out the red carpet, deck the halls, and unwrap a festive treat as the heavenly harp plays a sumptuous selection of Christmas classics and sparkling string arrangements. A feast for the ears!

Magical music, festive frolics, sparkles and spices, oh my! Grab your family, harness up your fastest reindeer and meet us at a Bach to Baby concert for the perfect prelude to the holiday season!

Doors open at 3.15pm

Flexi-tickets are NOT valid for this concert

Sunday 20 December 5.00pm


The Festive Harp - Bach to Baby Christmas Family Concert

Jean Kelly, harp

Roll out the red carpet, deck the halls, and unwrap a festive treat as the heavenly harp plays a sumptuous selection of Christmas classics and sparkling string arrangements. A feast for the ears!

Magical music, festive frolics, sparkles and spices, oh my! Grab your family, harness up your fastest reindeer and meet us at a Bach to Baby concert for the perfect prelude to the holiday season!

Doors open at 4.45pm

Flexi-tickets are NOT valid for this concert

Monday 28 December 2.00pm


The Four Seasons - Bach to Baby Festive Family Concert

Bartosz Glowacki, classical accordion

From Vivaldis evocative Winter concerto through to a dash of Jingle Bells, shake off the icy winter chill and explore the drama of the changing seasons with some feisty foot-tapping melodies.

Magical music, festive frolics, sparkles and spices, oh my! Grab your family, harness up your fastest reindeer and meet us at a Bach to Baby concert for the perfect prelude to the holiday season!

Doors open at 1.45pm

Flexi-tickets are NOT valid for this concert

Monday 28 December 3.30pm


The Four Seasons - Bach to Baby Festive Family Concert

Bartosz Glowacki, classical accordion

From Vivaldis evocative Winter concerto through to a dash of Jingle Bells, shake off the icy winter chill and explore the drama of the changing seasons with some feisty foot-tapping melodies.

Magical music, festive frolics, sparkles and spices, oh my! Grab your family, harness up your fastest reindeer and meet us at a Bach to Baby concert for the perfect prelude to the holiday season!

Doors open at 3.15pm

Flexi-tickets are NOT valid for this concert

Monday 28 December 5.00pm


The Four Seasons - Bach to Baby Festive Family Concert

Bartosz Glowacki, classical accordion

From Vivaldis evocative Winter concerto through to a dash of Jingle Bells, shake off the icy winter chill and explore the drama of the changing seasons with some feisty foot-tapping melodies.

Magical music, festive frolics, sparkles and spices, oh my! Grab your family, harness up your fastest reindeer and meet us at a Bach to Baby concert for the perfect prelude to the holiday season!

Doors open at 4.45pm

Flexi-tickets are NOT valid for this concert

About the concerts

Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.



Doors open 15 mins prior to the concert, giving you time to ditch the buggy, grab a coffee, and catch up with friends before the performance.

For further questions, check out our FAQ

How to get there

Christ Church, 155 Highbury Grove, N5 1SA

Public Transport:
Closest stations: Highbury & Islington and Drayton Park.
Bus Routes: The 4 from Blackfriars, the 19 from Battersea, the 263 from High Barnet and the 236 from Hackney Wick all stop within easy walking distance on Highbury Grove.

Parking: Limited street parking outside the church

Accessibility: Step-free access and nappy changing facilities available.

About the venue

Situated on a site at the northern tip of Highbury Fields, Christ Church was completed and consecrated in 1848 designed by architect Thomas Allom. Among other fine details inside are gorgeous stained glass windows in the chancel and north and south transepts. The church is a bustling hub for family-focussed activities and events, including our Bach to Baby concerts and on a sunny day, you can enjoy a run-around and picnic in Highbury Fields after the concert for a perfect day out.

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