Bach in time for Christmas - join the North Herts Guild of Singers in Hitchin this weekend

Johann Sebastian Bach.

Johann Sebastian Bach. - Credit: Archant

You can wallow in the wonders of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio in the historic surroundings of Hitchin’s St Mary’s Church on Saturday night.

The North Herts Guild of Singers concert will feature all six cantatas of the iconic choral work, accompanied by Musica Donum Dei and conducted by Stephen Bullamore.

The concert gets under way at 7pm, and tickets are available from the Hitchin Initiative offices in Churchyard or David’s Book & Music Shop in Letchworth – visit to find out more.

Also lifting up their voices on Saturday night are members of the Knebworth Community Chorus, who will be performing a programme of Christmas music in the village hall under the leadership of Derek Harrison.

Tickets are available from Village News, Station Road, Knebworth, you can also call 01438 816010 or email

To find out more about the group’s programme, visit the website at

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