Christmas features

Guess the Christmas carol from the emojis

We bet you can’t guess these Christmas carols from the emojis

Join our festive celebrations this Christmas on Classic FM!

Christmas on Classic FM: full schedule of festive programmes

Once in Royal David's City

What are the lyrics to ‘Once in Royal David’s City’ – and who composed it?

Can you identify the Christmas carols from just the first few notes?

Can you identify the Christmas carols from just the first few notes?

Alto line in Christmas

Woman sings painfully funny alto part of Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’

The lyrics and history of ‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas’

‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas’: what are the lyrics and who wrote the carol?

What are the lyrics to ‘While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks’?

What are the lyrics to ‘While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks’, and what’s the story?

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing sheet music

What are the lyrics to ‘Hark! The Herald Angels Sing’ – and what’s the story behind the carol?