Spirit of Christmas concert Northern Ireland

Join us at our magical Christmas carol concert, on 3 December at the Stormont Parliament Buildings in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Register for tickets to this magical event and join us in person from 6:30pm - 10pm on 3 December. Doors open at 6pm, entry via Massey Avenue/rear entrance as the front entrance closes at 6pm.

Individual ticket £15

Family ticket (2 adult 2 kids) £25

Under 5s go free

Every year our NI Council put on a fantastic concert organised by our volunteer and ambassador, Claire Boylan. This year their Spirit of Christmas concert will be in memory of Arryn Widd and is set to be an evening filled with uplifting performances and festive cheer to see in the festive season. 


Order of service  

After a welcome from the charity our host Evanna Maxted, Cool FM presenter, will lead the proceedings and the evening will begin with the lighting of the Candle of Hope by Luke O'Hanlon.

Our exciting talented line up includes:

  • Andrea Begley - winner of The Voice UK 2013
  • Daisie Conway - local singer/songwriter and our newest NI Ambassador
  • Owen Denvir - singer/songwriter
  • Inchmarlo Prep Choir
  • Swing Gals
  • Rock Choir - Belfast & Lisburn
  • Zöe Curry - singer/songwriter
  • Mairead Rooney - singer/performer
  • Cappella Caeciliana Choir
  • Julia Clarke - Soprano
  • Luke O’Loan - singer/songwriter
  • RUE - Singer/Songwriter
  • Antrim Community Choir


For any questions please contact Claire on claire.ambassador@gmail.com


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