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Carols by Candlelight

On behalf of the Alice Martineau Appeal Committee, we are delighted to announce that this year’s Carols by Candlelight service and Christmas party will be taking place on Thursday 14 December at St. Luke’s Church in Chelsea.

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It is with great regret that, due to the risk of cross-infection, we cannot invite people with cystic fibrosis to attend this event.

Winchester College Chapel Choir will once again bring St Luke’s, Chelsea to life with their breath-taking renditions of your favourite carols. As always, they will be joined by a host of celebrity readers; Jenny Agutter, Janet Ellis, David Haig and Jeremy Irons. 

Festivities will continue after the carols with mulled wine and canapés at our annual Christmas party, which will take place in the delightful setting of The Chelsea Gardener, Sydney Street. With wines donated by our generous friends at Hills Prospect and a charity raffle and auction what better way to start your Christmas season?

When and where?

Thursday 14 December 2017
7– 8pm

St. Luke’s Church,
Sydney Street,


Carols tickets: £35
Carols and party tickets: £60

You can book tickets for Carols by Candlelight in three ways:

  1. Online on our Eventbrite page.
  2. By telephone on 020 3795 2176. Outside of office hours you can leave a message.
  3. By post. Download the ticket application form, fill it out and return to:

Carols by Candlelight,
Cystic Fibrosis Trust,
2nd Floor,
One Aldgate,

Contact us

For more information, call the Cystic Fibrosis Trust Events Team on 020 3795 2176 or email

The Alice Martineau Appeal

Alice died from cystic fibrosis (CF) in 2003 aged 30, having achieved her ambition of signing a record contract with Sony BMG. The release of her album Daydreams in November 2002, and a BBC documentary about the nature of her illness and her determination to succeed against the odds, are testaments to an extraordinary individual who achieved much in a short life. Earlier this year, the release of A Song for Tomorrow, a novel based on Alice’s life written by Alice Peterson, brought Alice’s story to a huge new audience. The novel has been translated into at least six languages, and the publicity around its publication briefly pushed Daydreams back into the top 50 pop albums on Amazon.

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