3rd October 2021
Advent and Christmas Services Information
We look forward to welcoming you to the Cathedral during Advent and Christmas.
The latest information about our services during this special time can be found below.
Carols by Candlelight
Our Christmas Carol services will be held on Wednesday 22 December and Thursday 23 December (both starting at 19:00).
All places for these services are now allocated, however we may get tickets returned by those who cannot attend on the day. If you wish to be added to the waiting list for returned tickets please email firstname.lastname@example.org
It is essential that you are seated 30 minutes before the services begin (18:30 for the Carols by Candlelight Services).
You must print, or show on your phone, each individual ticket you have ordered, so that each one can be individually scanned.
If you would like to book a seat for a wheelchair user or someone with specific access needs, in the South Transept, please book by telephone on 01722 512112 so that we can fully understand and accommodate your needs.
There is no parking in the Close apart from for those requiring disabled parking. Parking is available for Disabled Badge Holders only, on a first-come, first-served basis.
If, after you have booked your place(s), you find you are no longer able to attend, please return them by using the phone line 01722 512112 or emailing email@example.com. This is so that someone else may attend.
If you wish to be added to the waiting list for returned tickets, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A summary of our booking notes can be found at the bottom of this page.
The Family Service for Christmas Eve
The Family Service on Christmas Eve will be held on Friday 24 December (starting at 15:30).
It is essential that you are seated 30 minutes before the services begin (15:00 for the Family Service on Christmas Eve).
All places for this service are now allocated, however we may get tickets returned by those who cannot attend on the day. If you wish to be added to the waiting list for returned tickets please email email@example.com
The following Christmas services will run as normal and will not require pre-booking or tickets:
- Choral Evensong – Friday 24 December, 17:30
- The First Eucharist of Christmas (Midnight Mass) – Friday 24 December, 23:00
- Holy Communion – Saturday 25 December, 08:00
- The Eucharist on Christmas Day – Saturday 25 December, 10:30
- Festal Evensong – Saturday 25 December, 15:00
Booking is essential and can be done online or by telephone. Seats are limited.
A helpline is available for those unable to book online and those with specific access needs: 01722 512112
Please wear a face mask inside the Cathedral building, especially when moving around the space (our staff and volunteers will be wearing them).
Please take a lateral flow test before attending, and do not attend if you have Covid symptoms.
Please note that guidance is constantly changing, and we will notify you of any changes.
Worshippers are respectfully asked not to book more than a maximum of 4 seats per household.
Please do not arrive without a ticket/seat reservation as you will not be able to gain entry.
You must print off and bring a paper copy of each of your tickets, or show each ticket on your phone, to gain entry on the day.
The services feature the Cathedral Choir.