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Rosy Moorhead rounds up the best Christmas concerts in Barnet, Potters Bar, Finchley, Hampstead, Borehamwood and Mill Hill
Finchley Choral Society Christmas Concert
The programme includes Vaughan Williams, Howells, Grainger and Bach. Music by the Florian Chamber Orchestra with organ accompaniment and soloist soprano, tenor and baritone.
- Hampstead Garden Suburb Free Church, Central Square, Hampstead Garden Suburb, December 1 at 7.45pm. Details: 020 7263 3358, www.finchleychoral.org.uk
Da Capo Concert Band Winter Concert
A range of well-known symphonic music including Alfred Reed’s Armenian Dances and selections from Jurassic Park and The Symphonic Beatles.
- St John the Baptist, Barnet Church, Junction of High Street and Wood Street, Barnet, December 1 at 7.30pm. Details: 07766 457929, www.dacapoconcertband.co.uk
BBC Elstree Concert Band’s Christmas Favourites and Treats
A selection box of musical treats drawing on seasonal favourites from the worlds of screen, stage, classical music and popular tunes.
- The Ark Theatre, Hertswood School, Thrift Farm Lane, Borehamwood, December 3 at 8pm. Details: 020 8238 7288, www.thearktheatre.co.uk
Barnet Band’s Festive Folk
A programme featuring British composers, including Vaughan Williams, Fletcher and Philip Sparke, and also The Snowman by Blake and Sleigh Ride by Anderson. Proceeds to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care.
- St James Church, East Barnet Road, Barnet, December 8 at 7.30pm. Details: 020 8441 7000, www.barnetband.org
Choirs R Us Christmas Performance
A selection of uplifting pop, gospel and Christmas songs from the Early and Late Choir.
- Ewen Hall, Wood Street, Barnet, December 8 at 8pm. Details: www.choirsrus.co.uk
London Pro Arte Choir Carols for choir and audience
A carol concert in aid of Mind in Barnet.
- St Michael’s Church, Flower Lane, Mill Hill, December 8 at 5pm. Details: 020 8420 7238, www.lpac.org.uk
Potters Bar Choral Society Christmas Concert
The programme includes the Manchester Carols written in 2007 by Carol Ann Duffy and composer Sasha Johnson Manning.
- Church of Our Lady and St Vincent, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, December 15 at 7.30pm. Details: www.pbchoral.org
Finchley Chamber Choir and Orchestra – The Glory of Christmas
Christmas music by Handel, Parry, Cox and Strauss as well as favourite carols.
- Trinity Church, Nether Street, North Finchley, December 15 at 7.30pm. Details: 020 8446 6151, www.fcchoir.co.uk