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.
Calling all fans of Beyonce! A tribute to Queen Bey is coming to London and it promises to be an unforgettable experience. From the days of Destiny’s Child all the way through to the release of Renaissance, her popularity continues to grow, making her an international superstar. At this stunning Candlelight concert, you’ll hear songs like ‘Crazy in Love’, ‘Say My Name’ and ‘Single Ladies’ played by an incredible string quartet at the gorgeous Glazier’s Hall and you certainly won’t forget it in a hurry!
This October, Southwark Cathedral is being graced with this extra special Candlelight concert featuring the mesmerizing Museum of the Moon installation. Alongside a sea of flickering candles, an enormous replica of the moon will be lighting up this historic setting as Morassi Quartet perform the scores from iconic sci-fi and fantasy films and series including Game of Thrones, Inception and 001: A Space Odyssey. Prepare to be amazed as this enchanting combination of moonlight and candlelight illuminates the cathedral’s Gothic Cathedral Nave and 700-year-old retrochoir to set the scene for an unforgettable musical experience.
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!”
“Absolutely amazing concert! Exceeded my expectations from every angle! Can’t help smiling throughout the show. Highly recommended.” – A Tribute to Joe Hisaishi
“AMAZING OMG IT WAS THE MOST ETHEREAL THING I THINK I WILL EVER HEAR” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift at Central Hall Westminster
“The orchestra was amazing and the setting exceeded my expectations, my girlfriend and I had a great night, thank you!” – A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
“Amazing experience ! Highly recommend it” – A Tribute to Beyoncé
“Fabulous evening. Wonderful venue. Music that was just so lovely and a wonderful atmosphere. Thank you.” – Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight
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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