Tag: Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

  • This moving service of scripture readings, prayers, hymns, and carols was created after World War I at King’s College Cambridge. More

    December 3, 2010 | Comments (4)

  • Read more of Kim Lawton’s December 6, 2009 interview in New York City with William Edwards, author of The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (Rizzoli, 2004) More

    December 3, 2010 | Comments (1)

  • This moving service of scripture readings, prayers, hymns, and carols was created after World War I at King’s College Cambridge. More

    December 18, 2009 | Comments (3)

  • Read more of Kim Lawton’s December 6, 2009 interview in New York City with William Edwards, author of The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (Rizzoli, 2004) More

    December 18, 2009 | Comments (2)

  • Since 1918, every Christmas Eve in England hundreds of people wait for hours in cold temperatures outside King’s College Chapel at the University of Cambridge for a coveted seat at the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. The millions of listeners around the world who tune in via short wave, FM and the Internet, unable to reach Cambridge’s 16th-century vaulted church or unwilling to risk frostbite, can now follow the annual radio broadcast with a new, illustrated book detailing the service. More

    December 24, 2004 | 0 Comments