Sunday 7 November 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 3rd Sunday before Advent

Introit

Sing joyfully – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)

Responses

Smith

Psalm

62

Canticle

Venite

Hymns

Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem

 

Jesus calls us: o’er the tumult 

 

Glorious things of thee are spoken 

Anthem

O Praise the Lord, all ye Heathen – Thomas Tomkins (15672-1656)

March

Figaro (Slow March of the Coldstream Guards)

Voluntary

Prelude in G Major, BWV 541 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 14 November, 10.55am. Service of Remembrance  | Remembrance Sunday

Introit

For the fallen – Douglas Guest (1916-1996)

Hymns

O valiant hearts

 

O God, our help in ages past

 

He who would valiant be

 

I vow to thee, my country

Anthems

Faire is the Heaven – William Harris (1883-1973)

 

Turn back O Man – Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

Voluntary

Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, Op. 39 (abridged) – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Sunday 21 November, 11.00am. Choral Matins | Christ the King

Introit

Hosanna to the Son of David – Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)

Responses

Byrd

Psalm

93

Canticle

Jubilate – William Walton (1902-1983)

Hymns

Christ triumphant, ever reigning 

 

Crown him with many crowns 

 

Hail Redeemer, King divine

Anthem

Let all the world in every corner sing – Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)

March

Aida and the Royals (Quick March of the Blues and Royals)

Voluntary

TBC

Sunday 21 November, 11.00am. Choral Matins | Advent Sunday

Introit

Matin Responsory – adapted from G. P. da Palestrina (c.1525-1594) 

Responses

Parry

Psalm

25.1-9

Canticle

Venite

Hymns

Come, thou Redeemer of the earth 

 

O Come, O come, Emmanuel

 

Lo, he comes with clouds descending

Anthem

Vigilate – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)

March

The Old Brigade

Voluntary

TBC

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Stirring of the Christmas Pudding Ceremony 2021
Festive fun at the stirring of the Christmas Pudding ceremony

Chelsea Pensioners and staff gathered together in the Great Hall on the last day of November to usher in the start of Advent with the first of the Royal Hospital’s annual Christmas traditions. 

Remembrance 2021
The Chelsea Pensioners remember

After the restrictions last year, the Royal Hospital today commemorated Remembrance with a Drumhead Ceremony on figure court.

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