Get inspired with ideas for your carol singing event

Carol singers and musicians in Santa hats gather outside a church at dusk

Take a look at our list of fantastic carol singing ideas to help you on your way to a truly festive event this Christmas.

  1. Get a local orchestra or brass band involved to help spread the festive cheer far and loud
  2. Get the kids involved by downloading and printing make-your-own reindeer antlers
  3. Order candles and drip shields to make a carol service look extra special
  4. Find a busy spot such as a train station or supermarket where your caroling can gain a bigger audience and collect more money. Make sure you get permission first.
  5. Order collection buckets to let everybody know who you are raising money for. Simply call 0300 3030 555 to place your order.
  6. Download the order of service to take the stress out of organising your service
  7. Practise a few times before you go out to make sure you all know the rhythm of the songs.
  8. Make sure you’re all singing from the same sheet by ordering carol books
  9. Decorate your event with balloons and stickers
  10. Arrange a meet-up afterwards with mince pies and mulled wine to say thank you for everyone’s hard work. 


See how the Borough Market choir got on with their carol singing

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