Christmas Family Concerts in Wanstead, North London

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Wanstead United Reformed Church
Nightingale Lane
E11 2HD

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Did you know, we have tickets available for Christmas concerts in Walthamstow and Victoria Park nearby?

Thursday 5 December 10.30am

Bach to Baby Christmas Family Concert
Songs of Christmas Past

Naomi Kilby, soprano & Elspeth Wilkes, piano

Bach to Baby Christmas Concert ImageGather round the fireplace and let the sing-song spirits of Christmas warm your heart! Heat up with the timeless tunes of Mozart, Schubert, and Britten, sung by our seasonal soprano. Sometimes the best Christmas present, is the Christmas past!

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

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


Monday 16 December 4.00pm

Bach to Baby Christmas Family Concert
The Nutcracker and other Tales

Amanda Cousin, flute & Martin Cousin, piano

Bach to Baby Christmas Concert ImageGather in the windy woods and be regaled with Christmas fairytales by our narrator, the floaty flute! Stories of snowmen Walking in the Air, tales of Tchaikovskys sugar-plum fairies, and many more musical yarns to tell. This flute is a hoot!

Doors open at 3.30pm. Concert lasts for about an hour.

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


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:
Closest stations: Wanstead and Snaresbrook.
Bus Routes: The W14 from Woodford Bridge, the 66 from Leytonstone and the W12 from Walthamstow stop nearby.

Parking: There is limited car parking on Grosvenor Road.

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

About the venue

Bach to Baby Wanstead Venue ImageWanstead 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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Fresh Coffee

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