Christmas Family Concerts in Wanstead, North London

Wanstead United Reformed Church
Nightingale Lane
E11 2HD


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Tuesday 11 December 10.30am

Bach to Baby Christmas Family Concert
Festive Fanfare

Featuring Jo Harris, trumpet & Alan Gout, piano

So sweet a sound you won't forget, while Sugar-Plum Fairies dance so fair, the singing of a lone trumpet, with snowmen walking in the air. Gather round this magical midwinter with sonorous sonatas and songs from Bernstein, Blake, and the greats!

Doors open at 10.00am. Concert lasts for about an hour.

Flexi-tickets and giftcards are NOT valid for this concert.

Monday 17 December 3.00pm

Bach to Baby Christmas Family Concert
Baby It's Cold Outside!

Featuring Fenella Humphreys, violin & Charis Hanning, piano

Grab your coat and hat; winter is coming! Our violinist will help you keep the cold out with Christmas classics from songwriting sensation Irving Berlin and 'Too Hot to Handle' Handel; but prepare for a freezin' with Vivaldi's fourth season!

Doors open at 2.30pm. Concert lasts for about an hour.

Flexi-tickets and giftcards are NOT valid for this concert.

SOLD OUT!

About our Christmas concerts

We love this time of year, but it can be pretty hectic for us parents, right?! So to make life a bit easier, here are some top tips about our Christmas concerts.

  1. All are welcome - families members big and small, those who celebrate Christmas and those that dont.
  2. Our Christmas concerts will be a feast of music that celebrates families coming together and all things wintertime, with a sprinkling of sleigh bells and singalong carols throughout - there'll be something for everybody!
  3. Look out for the specific music and musical instruments at your chosen concert when the programmes are announced in early November.
  4. Fancy dress, frolicking and loud singing encouraged, but please note this is not a carol service, or santa's grotto and we can't guarantee the church will have a tree up yet. **sniff**

See the full top 10 tips on our Christmas concerts.

How to get there

Wanstead United Reformed Church, Nightingale Lane, E11 2HD

Public transport: Nearest Tube stations are Wanstead and Snaresbrook on the central line. Numerous buses stopping on the High Street (no. 66, W12, W13, W14) and Numbers 101, 145, 308 stop nearby.

By Car: There is limited car parking on Grosvenor Road.

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

About the venue

Wanstead URC has a most unique history. Built in the parish of St. Pancras and consecrated in 1861, the church had to be moved due to the great railway expansions. It was dismantled, transported, and rebuilt on the current site in 1867! Situated just off the Wanstead High Street, the church welcomes familes of Wanstead, Snaresbrook, Redbridge and surrounding areas to the plethora of activities central to a vibrant community's needs. Step out after a Bach to Baby concert, you will be in the centre of Wanstead Village - perfect for a stroll down or a relaxing lunch along the High Street.

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Doors open 30 mins prior to the concert, giving you time to ditch the buggy, grab a freshly-brewed coffee or tea and catch up with friends before the performance