A mystical Christmas evening where the ancient sound of Latin melodies are just the beginning of your Yuletide experience. Allow your spirit to travel back to yesteryear, lulled by the eerie sounds of ‘Schola Cantorum’s lonely Gregorian chant. Be entranced by the magical dusk-light flickering through the stained glass windows highlighting the quaint surroundings of the Abbey Church. Arrive around 5.45pm to allow time to visit the museum and view the collection of medieval manuscripts on display in the manuscript gallery. Don’t miss an opportunity to visit the museum shoppe to browse the wonderful array of unique gifts and souvenirs for those ‘difficult-to-pick’ Christmas gifts. The chant begins at the Church at 6.30pm, followed by a medieval themed supper of traditional Christmas food and gingerbread at the Abbey Hall. (Parking at the rear of the museum). This event has limited numbers and sells out quickly, so book your tickets below.
A Medieval Christmas – An Evening of Gregorian Chanting
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As the Christmas Season approaches, we wonder how to create those special, everlasting moments and memories..
Wonder no more – The Abbey Museum has you covered!
This Holiday Season, the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology is inviting you join in a captivating evening of Gregorian Chanting!
On Saturday the 26th November, starting at 6.30pm, you are invited to surround yourself in the soft candlelit ambience of the Abbey Church and listen to the breathtaking sounds of Schola Cantorum and their incredible Gregorian Chanting. Excite your senses as this wonderful group transports you back in time, before the advent of ‘amplifiers’ and ‘sound mixers’.
At the conclusion of the performance in the Church, Guests are invited to the Abbey Hall to enjoy a sumptuous light supper of Medieval Christmas delicacies!
Tickets cost: $30.00 per person!
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Begin your Christmas celebrations with a magical evening of Advent and Christmas Chant performed in the Abbey Church with is remarkable collection of medieval Stained Glass windows.
The evening is held by candlelight in the beautiful Abbey Church and guests are treated to a evening of Gregorian Chanting by Brisbane’s leading Gregorian Chant Choir, Schola Cantorum.
This special Christmas event is hosted by the Abbey Museum Friends in association with the Abbey Church Guild. The recital is followed by a delicious medieval supper.
This event has a limit of 120 tickets, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Tickets are $30. Bookings essential! Book now!
As the sun sets over the Australian bush, the sound of ancient chants will be heard drifting from the Abbey Church. The church with its remarkable medieval stained glass windows is the venue for an evening of Medieval Christmas and Advent Gregorian Chant presented by Schola Cantorum, Brisbane’s leading Gregorian Chant Choir.
The chant recital will be followed by a light supper of medieval delicacies in the Abbey Hall. Here guests will also be invited to join with the choir in singing a number of traditional Christmas songs and carols.
Bookings are essential as numbers are limited.