Celebrating Christmas at Rosslyn Chapel

Christmas Visits

Rosslyn Chapel is open to visitors daily (closed only on 24 and 25 December and 1 January). You can book your tickets via this link for your visit. On some days, we have festive music in our lunchtime timeslot (see below) and you can round off your visit with some Christmas shopping in our gift shop and a treat or two in our Coffee Shop.

Twelve Choirs of Christmas

Music returns to Rosslyn Chapel with an Advent filled with festive sound! We are celebrating the season with three evening carol concerts and informal lunchtime performances of Christmas music throughout December. Here is the programme:

Lunchtime performances

All lunchtime recitals start at 1pm and last approx. 20-30 minutes. They are available to visitors who have bought Chapel tickets for the lunchtime visit slot (12.20-1.50pm). To book a ticket, please click on the date beside the performance of your choice. Feel free to sit and listen or continue exploring the Chapel during the performance.

Thursday 2 December – Elspeth McVeigh (solo voice)

Friday 3 December – Cordialis (a capella vocal trio)

Saturday 4 December – Students of the Zelda Hill Academy of Music (vocals and instrumental)

Monday 6 December – Magdalena Durant and Michał Jesionowski –(voice and piano)

Tuesday 7 December – Elinor Evans (clarsach)

Wednesday 8 December – Dunfermline Abbey Choir

Friday 10 December – Peebles Orchestra Wind Trio

Saturday 11 December – Scottish Plainsong Choir

Monday 13 December – Juniper (a capella vocal trio)

Tuesday 14 December – Garleton Singers

Wednesday 15 December – Elspeth McVeigh (solo voice)

Friday 17 December – Wind in the Reeds (clarinet trio)

Saturday 18 December – Members of the Scottish Clarinet Choir


Christmas Services

Booking is not required for any Christmas services except for the Children’s Christmas Service. For further details of this service, and to book places, please email us at [email protected]

Friday 24 December 3.00pm – Children’s Christmas Service

Friday 24 December 11.30pm – Midnight Mass

Saturday 25 December 10.30am – Christmas Day Family Eucharist

Sunday 26 December 10.30am – St Stephen’s Day Family Eucharist

For further information, please visit the congregation’s website  via this link

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