King's College Carol Concert raises more than £15,000

King's College Carol Concert raises more than £15,000

Joy to the World! More than 500 attendees gathered in the historic Chapel at King’s College, Cambridge for a show-stopping carol concert, on Sunday 2nd December.

King’s College partnered with Fine & Country to host this spectacular event in support of The Fine & Country Foundation. The full ticket cost went to The Foundation to support our three chosen homeless charities in Cambridge: Emmaus Cambridge, Jimmy’s and Wintercomfort. 

We are delighted to announce that the tickets, combined with donations on the day raised £15,486.62

Stewards welcomed guests into the Chapel and guided the VIP attendees to their reserved seats. Once everyone was settled, Dean Reverend Dr Stephen Cherry gave a few words to welcome everyone for the occasion.

The King’s Voices performed a wonderful rendition of ‘A Great and Might Wonder’ which was followed by a short bible reading from Luke 2: 1-7 by the Dean. 

The carol performance involved audience participation for set verses and carols and remained choir-only for the remaining carols. 

Watch our favourite moments here:

The night did not stop there. Following the carol performance, VIP guests were invited to the Provost’s Lodge for mulled wine and mince pies. 

Neil Wise, Managing Director of Fine & Country Cambridge said: “We are delighted to have had the opportunity to work with King’s College who have been amazing at helping make this occasion a success. The response from our guests was overwhelming. We hope to see you back next year.”

David Lindley, CEO of Fine & Country and Trustee of The Fine & Country Foundation said: “We are overwhelmed with the support from our guests who made the event a huge success. We were delighted to have sold out tickets and to raise more than £15,000 for three incredible charities in Cambridge, through The Fine & Country Foundation. Thank you to the King’s Voices, King’s College, Neil and the Fine & Country team for a fantastic evening.”

Thank you to everyone who attended our carol concert in partnership with King’s College, Cambridge. The event was a huge success and tickets were sold out. Stay tuned until next Christmas to experience a carol concert in a stunning venue, with a magnificent choir to raise money for homelessness.

Cheque presentation to Wintercomfort, Emmaus and Jimmy's: £5,162.20 each. With Malcolm Lindley, Founder and Trustee of The Foundation (far left), Rvd Dr Stephen Cherry, Dean of King's College (centre left) and Neil Wise, Managing Director of Fine & Country Cambridge (second from right).

For more information about The Fine & Country Foundation, how you can get involved or how we can support your local homeless community, please contact or call +44 (0)20 3368 8221. 

4th Dec 2018

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