Alumni, Fellows, parents of current members, other friends of Downing and guests are all warmly invited to the annual College

London Advent Carol Service & Reunion 2021

on Thursday 2 December, from 19:00 to 21:00.

Join us at St Andrew Holborn Church near Holborn Circus (tube, Farringdon and Thameslink stations are a 5-minute walk).

Get into the festive spirit with a service led by the College Chaplain, The Rev'd Dr Keith Eyeons, with the Downing College Choir, directed and accompanied by Louisa Denby, Hector Coley and Dominic Remedios. The service is followed by a reception to catch up with friends over wine and mince pies.

This year we are asking all alumni and friends who book a ticket to the Advent Carol Service and Reunion to make a donation of £10 towards our Student Support Fund. 100% of your donation will be used to support student activities in College.

Book tickets for the Advent Carol Service here.

Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and groups are encouraged to book well in advance. Booking for this event closes on Friday 19 November at 1pm.

We are also looking for volunteers to do readings during the service. If you would like to take part, please email us on

The Downing College Alumni Association will be present and will be selling a selection of the merchandise they offer – please see the Downing Gifts website here.

We hope that you will be able to join us and look forward to seeing you!

Refresh your memory of Downing College Choir with a video clip taken from the last Advent Carol Service recorded in the Chapel.