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Members-Only Christmas Carol Service

The Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace

The Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace

Experience the majesty of the Chapel Royal Choir as they deliver a service of Christmas carols and lessons in a captivating chapel that has been in continuous use for over 450 years.

Admire the vaulted ceiling's opulence, enjoy the festive atmosphere, and marvel at the magnificence of the Tudor chapel illuminated by candlelight.

This special service, a long-standing favourite on our member events calendar, is truly fit for a king - or queen!

Please keep in mind that space is limited due to the historic nature of the setting, and we anticipate a high demand for tickets; please book early to avoid disappointment.

This event can be made accessible to wheelchair users, please contact us in advance at [email protected] so we are able to make the necessary arrangements.



11 and 14 December 2023

Doors open at 19:00 for 19:30 start

Ticketing information

Last few tickets remaining for the Carol Service on 14 December. Tickets for 11 December are sold out.

Price: £20.00 adults, £15.00 children (under 5s do not need a ticket)

Pre- booking required. Tickets are limited and subject to availability.

This is a members-only event for named Historic Royal Palaces members only. All attendees must hold a valid membership at the time of the event.

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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Christmas tree in Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace at twilight
Hymn of music book held by member of Choir of the Chapel Royal
The Chapel Royal ceiling was installed in 1535-6 for King Henry VIII, and this detail image shows carved and gilded pendants.


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