Origin Christmas Special



Celebrate the season with Origin Scotland, and a host of musicians and singers in a magical evening of Christmas music.

At once familiar and fresh, join us for this retelling of the Christmas story and put the real message of Christmas back at the heart of the season, where it belongs.

Listen to new Christmas music and join in on ancient Christmas carols. Everything you need to start the season off with a bang.

Artistic Director: Colin Peckham
Colin founded Origin in 1997. He studied music at Edinburgh University and theology with the University of South Africa. He served as a music advisor and worship leader for the III Lausanne Congress on World Evangelisation and has directed many orchestras including the All Souls Orchestra and the Cape Town Philharmonic. He is the director of the Cape Town Gospel Choir. He's never happier than when he is writing orchestrations of congregational songs to lift and inspire. He is a missionary with Artists in Christian Testimony Intl, married to Norma with a son.

Choir Director: Jamie Lang
Jamie is a piano teacher and accompanist at an Edinburgh school, and is music director at Musselburgh Baptist Church. He joined the Origin leadership team in 2020.

Band Leader: David Biddulph
Dave leads the band from the bass guitar and has served as Origin's band director and manager since 2002. His day job is as the centre manager for Bethany Christian Trust.

Scripture Reader: Heather Holdsworth
Heather has a keen interest in how people work and, following a 2 year diploma in Practical Theology, completed a MA in Spiritual Formation in Moody Theological Seminary, Chicago in 2010. Heather works as an itinerant teacher in Bible colleges and is an artist. She lives in St Andrews with her husband, Adrian.

  • Date/Time:

    Sat 02 December, 2023, 07:30 pm

  • Admission: [Book Now]

    Free (suggested donation on booking)

  • Venue:

    Usher Hall, Edinburgh

  • Venue Address:

    Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EA

  • Parking:

    Local multi-storey (Castle Terrace) and on-street

  • Disabled Access:

    Yes. Wheelchair and companion spaces available in Stalls and Grand Circle.

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