There are a number of regular services held throughout the week in the chapel of Royal Holloway, led by the Choir of Royal Holloway. The Chapel is non-denominational and there are a variety of services and events held including Choral Evensong from the 1662 prayerbook, Compline and Catholic masses, with music usually playing a central role. Royal Holloway is also the only university that still maintains a tradition of sung morning services.

Monday 8.45am Morning Prayer (Quartet)
Tuesday 8.45am Morning Prayer (Quartet)
Wednesday 8.45am Morning Prayer (Full Choir)
(Wednesday 1.15pm Lunchtime Concert)
Thursday 8.45am Morning Prayer (Quartet)
Thursday 6.15pm Choral Evensong
Friday 8.45am Morning Prayer (said)
Sunday 6.00pm Evening Service*

* The Sunday Evening Service will sometimes be performed by the college’s voluntary chamber choir, Founders Choir. For more information about the Founder’s Choir, see

Download the music list for the chapel of Royal Holloway for this term.

The Choir of Royal Holloway regularly sings services in churches and cathedrals all over London and the UK, as well as abroad. Most notable visits include St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Ely Cathedral, Winchester Cathedral, Worcester Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral, Grace Cathedral (San Fransisco), St Thomas's 5th Avenue (New York), St John the Divine (New York) and Washington Cathedral (Washington DC).

During the academic year 2015-16 the choir will appear at the following special services:






Latest News

Applications for the academic year 2017/18 have now closed.

New CD release

Watch a video sample of the Choir's latest CD recording of English Romantic Madrigals here.


Upcoming Events

From the 19th to the 31st of July, the Chapel Choir will be touring France. Please see the diary page for more details and to discover more upcoming performances.