Concerts at Christmas
3, 10 & 17 Dec 2017
Relax, take a break from Christmas shopping and enjoy some uplifting music on Sundays in December at our special concerts.
A pop-up cafe will serve tea, coffee, mulled wine, mince pies and other wintery treats.
How to book
Book your tickets online for all concerts, or call 01924247360 to book by phone.
All concert tickets are £6 / £5 Members / FREE Under 5s. A limited number of concession tickets are available, please book early to avoid disappointment.
Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band
Sun 3 Dec 2017, 3 – 4.30pm
We are delighted to host a special Christmas concert by Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band, who join us in full ensemble for a selection of seasonal classics, theatre hits and favourites for all tastes.
Established in 1977, the band achieved 1st place in the second section at the Yorkshire Regional Brass Band Championships in 2017 and went on to represent Yorkshire in the second section at the National Brass Band Championships in Cheltenham.
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 12 – 1.30pm
Expect a combination of festive and non-seasonal songs from Cantabile Choir, including specially selected favourites from their recent 10 year anniversary compilation.
Based in North Leeds, Cantabile Choir are a small group of experienced and enthusiastic singers performing a varied repertoire spanning six centuries, including works by contemporary composers. They perform across the region at venues varying from Fountain’s Abbey to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
The Fitzwilliam Quartet
Sun 10 Dec 2017, 3 – 4.30pm
Founded in 1968, the acclaimed Fitzwilliam Quartet are soon to embark on their 50th anniversary season. This December, the quartet join us for an magical afternoon of music by Schubert, including his seminal pieces Death and the Maiden Quartet and A Minor Quartet.
The quartet’s current members are Marcus Barcham Stevens (violin), Alan George (viola), Sally Pendlebury (cello), and Lucy Russell (violin).
St Austin’s Choir
Sun 17 Dec 2017, 3 – 4.10pm
Wakefield-based St Austin’s Choir invite you to join them in celebrating Christmas through an afternoon of carols. The concert will include a performance of selected songs along with an opportunity for the audience to sing along.
Known as one of the best choirs in the area, St Austin’s Choir perform music from the Renaissance to present day. In 2017 the choir sang at St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican in Rome and the Pantheon in Central Rome in 2012.