How can I watch Nine Lessons and Carols?

Listening to the Service. A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service on 24 December at 3pm (10:00 EST or 07:00 PST). The service is also broadcast at 1pm on Radio 3 on Christmas Day, and at various times on the BBC World Service.

How can I watch Nine Lessons and Carols?

Listening to the Service. A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service on 24 December at 3pm (10:00 EST or 07:00 PST). The service is also broadcast at 1pm on Radio 3 on Christmas Day, and at various times on the BBC World Service.

What is the meaning of 9 Lessons and Carols?

The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is a form of church service used at Christmas in the Anglican Church. There are nine lessons (readings) and between each reading there is a carol sung, either by the choir on its own or by the whole congregation.

Will there be a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 2020?

Christmas 2020 Recorded in the majestic beauty of the 15th century chapel of King’s College, Cambridge. A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols signals the beginning of Christmas for millions of listeners across the world.

Who started 9 Lessons and Carols?

Edward White Benson
Nine Lessons and Carols, also known as the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols and Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, is a service of Christian worship traditionally celebrated on or near Christmas Eve….

Nine Lessons and Carols
Inaugurated 24 December 1880
Founder Edward White Benson

When was Carols From King’s recorded 2021?

Recorded on Christmas Eve in the candlelit chapel of King’s College, Christmas carols and hymns will be performed by the world-famous chapel choir, which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Christmas Day at 1pm.

What time is King’s College carol service?

The service begins on Christmas Eve at 3pm. It finishes just in time for the choristers to gather round a television to watch their separate televised programme, Carols from King’s – which is broadcast on national TV at 6.15pm.

What are Christmas carol singers called?

Going from house to house from New Year’s Day to 6 January, the children sing religious songs and are called “star singers”. They are often rewarded with sweets or money, which is typically given to a local church or charity.

What is the purpose of carols night?

Carol Night is the oldest and best-loved tradition at Immaculata. Every year since 1921, when the first class gathered to sing carols by the light of bayberry candles, faculty, students, alumnae and friends of the university have saluted Christmas with candlelight and song.

Where did Carol originate?

The word “carol” means to sing and dance in a circle, deriving from the ancient Greek ‘choros’, which means “dancing in a circle,” and from the Old French word ‘carole’, a song to accompany dancing.

When did Carols From King’s start?

Our Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols was first held on Christmas Eve 1918. It was planned by Eric Milner-White, who at the age of thirty-four had just been appointed Dean of King’s after experience as an army chaplain which had convinced him that the Church of England needed more imaginative worship.

When was Carols From King’s recorded?

BBC Two – Carols from King’s, 1954: A Festival of Lessons and Carols.

What time is Kings College lessons and Carols?

3pm
For many people, the Festival Nine Lessons And Carols refers to the service that is broadcast on Radio 4 from the chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, every Christmas Eve. Taking place at 3pm, the service always begins with Once in Royal David’s City, the first verse of which is sung as a solo by a boy treble.