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Christmas Carol Concert 2023

Join us for a memorable evening of carols and special performances in the stunning surroundings of St Paul’s Cathedral
Location: St Paul’s Cathedral, London EC4M 8AD Date: 19.12.23 Time: 7pm Price: Various

Night time illustration looking up at the dome of St Paul's Cathedral and the starry night sky and moon above

About the event

Join us for a very special carol concert on Tuesday 19 December 2023, in London’s iconic St Paul’s Cathedral.

This December, JDRF is partnering with the Royal Osteoporosis Society, to host a carol concert, celebrating health and hope, to raise vital funds for both charities.

You’ll enjoy festive readings narrated by some well-known faces, carols supported by the choir and special musical performances, in the stunning surroundings of St Paul’s Cathedral.

Illustration © 2023


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Readers and Performers

We are thrilled to announce some of the incredible celebrity readers and performers you’ll hear from at the event.

Please note these are subject to filming commitments.

Mr Motivator smiling and pointing at cameraDerrick Evans MBE

Better known as the television fitness legend, Mr. Motivator. He shot to fame in the 1990s leading live fitness sessions on breakfast television show GMTV.

Nick Knowles sat on sofa smiling at camera with hands clashed and resting on his kneesNick Knowles

Television presenter, best known for presenting BBC DIY SOS. He has appeared across an extensive list of formats for over 30 years now, spanning news, factual, factual entertainment, and entertainment.

Classical musician Sheku Kanneh-Mason sat on a stool with his cello in one hand and holding his bow in the otherSheku Kanneh-Mason

Winner of 2016 BBC Young Musician competition. He also played to a huge global audience at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in 2018.

Identical twins, Classic reflection, sat in parkland in front of a fountaining. They are leaning their heads together whilst hugging their knees and smiling at the cameraClassical Reflection

Identical twins who have performed at The Royal Albert Hall, the proms and most recently at St Paul’s Cathedral for HRH The Duchess of Edinburgh.

Dr Amir Khan stood with his arms folded smiling at the cameraDr Amir Khan

Full-time NHS GP, author, and a familiar face on UK television being the resident doctor and medical expert on ITV’s Lorraine and Good Morning Britain.

Diana Moran stood smiling at the camera in front of a backdrop of greenery and houseplantsDiana Moran BEM

Known as the “The Green Goddess” was one of the original team to launch BBC Breakfast Television in 1983. She returned to the screen in January 2023 to mark BBC Breakfast Time’s 40th anniversary! Now in her 80’s she filmed herself doing home exercise routines to encourage older viewers in particular, to stay physically and mentally fit.

A close up head and shoulder shot of the Rt Hon Theresa May MP smiling whilst looking off cameraThe Rt Hon Theresa May MP

Former UK Prime Minister Theresa May is an Ambassador for JDRF’s global research programme. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes whilst Home Secretary and went on to become the first serving world leader to live with the condition.

A close up head shot of Susan Hampshire CBE smiling straight at the cameraSusan Hampshire CBE

Susan made her first west end appearance at 18 years old and went on to star in many films including, The Three Lives of Thomasina, Monte Carlo or Bust!, and Wonderful Life.

Event timings

Doors open: 6pm

All to be seated: 6.45pm

Concert starts: 7pm

Close: 8.15pm

Get in touch

For further information please contact the Christmas Carol Concert team by email at

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