We understand the struggle of hunting for an extra special, unique event to sweep you (or your loved ones) off your feet in London. Luckily, these magical Candlelight concerts make for the perfect evening plan. You’ll hear music from some of the greatest contemporary composers and artists whilst enjoying the serene surroundings of a venue bathed in the gentle glow of candlelight. From tributes to soundtracks from films of Jane Austen novels to the Jackson 5 there’s something to suit every taste.
These stunning concerts by Candlelight are lighting up architectural gems across the city including the architecturally striking St. Mary’s Church and the Gothic-style Southwark Cathedral, known for celebrating the life of William Shakespeare. With mesmerising musical tributes to legendary artists, you are guaranteed to be left completely mesmerised. All you have to do is take your seat, sit back, and enjoy.
Featured Candlelight Concerts
New Candlelight Programs
New candlelit programs dedicated to the likes of Rihanna, Oasis, Jackson 5 and more have already graced London in recent months, and Candlelight continues to add more unforgettable tributes to its already impressive repertoire. If you’re a true rock fan, then you can enjoy an evening inspired by the psychedelic space-rock and blues-based progressive rock embedded in Pink Floyd’s tracks at this upcoming Candlelight tribute to the band.
Celestial Strings “will rock you” under a new light this season as Queen’s legendary hits meet the classical form at St Mary’s Church London. “Love of My Life”, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Don’t Stop Me Now”, and “Radio Gaga” are some of the fan favourites being reimagined at this spectacular tribute. Don’t miss out on the chance to hear anthemic notes performed on strings.
Calling all London Swifties to head to Southwark Cathedral for a sensational evening that will leave you feeling “Enchanted”. This fall, enjoy Miss Americana’s captivating beats, catchy melodies and deeply personal lyrics, completely reimagined by City String Ensemble and Morassi Quartet.
From “Love Story” and “Shake It Off” to “Wildest Dream” and “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”, we know them “All Too Well” and this season, they’ll receive the Candlelight glow. It will be an evening you won’t want to miss.
All Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in London
Candlelight has had enormous success around the world and been met by countless 5-star reviews since arriving to London. Guests have said that the evenings are “a creative and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“Perfect evening!! Beautiful venue and fantastic orchestra – thank you so much!!” – A Tribute to Coldplay at St. Mary’s Church
“What a delightful evening. I thoroughly enjoyed the quartet and lovely ambiance.” – A Tribute to the Beatles
“Not seen a show like that before but it was amazing. Will definitely be booking more.” – A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
“What a wonderful evening and a beautiful venue! Had a splendid time and will definitely go again!” – Swan Lake & More ft. Ballet
“Fabulous 🥰 Great way to enjoy a Saturday evening🤩” – A Tribute to Beyoncé
Candlelight concerts are perfect for special evenings with loved ones or plans with friends. And if you’re just looking to get lost in some magical musical performances in breathtaking venues, a candlelit concert is the ideal place for that too.
There are typically two back-to-back performances taking place each evening. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.
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