Music and Pageantry

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Tickets £20

The performance will last 75 minutes without an interval.

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A journey through 500 years of royal music

This programme will explore music that has been performed at the Chapel Royal throughout history, as well as at specific occasions at which the Chapel Royal played an important role.

The music, commissioned especially for this concert by Rachel Long, will be interwoven with poetry. Join Rachel as she shines a contemporary light on four women who walked through, worshipped at, or who were laid to rest in the Chapel.

Performers include:

Rachel Long - Poet
Choir of the Chapels Royal - HM Tower of London
Christian Wilson - Organ
Colm Carey - Director

Buy a souvenir programme

For detailed information on each anniversary event and a history of the Chapel, a printed souvenir programme is available. Find them at all upcoming Chapel anniversary events and in Chapel on Sundays for just £10.

Programmes are also available via post for £10 plus postage. Simply contact to order.

The Queen's Drawing Room, showing detail of an open music score

Join us for an immersive musical experience with Tom Poulson, trumpet player and Christian Wilson, organ player.


Tower of London

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The Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula, looking north from Tower Green

Discover the forgotten history behind the Tower of London's chapel.


Tower of London

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Three suits of armour in cases in the Line of Kings Exhibition in the White Tower of the Tower of London. The two on the left were made for King Henry VIII (as a young boy and as an older man) and the one on the right was made for King Charles I.
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Marvel at the historic armour of Henry VIII, Charles I and James II in the Line of Kings at the White Tower.


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