Carols By Candlelight, Wednesday 22nd December 2021 | Salisbury Cathedral

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On Friday 3 December the Cathedral & Chapter House with Magna Carta are closed for 'The Snowman' performances - buy tickets here. Services will run as scheduled. 


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Carols By Candlelight


Wednesday 22nd December 2021

19:00 - 20:00
About the event

Join us for a wonderful mixture of beautiful choral music, popular carols and the reading of the Christmas story at our magical candlelit carol service.


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 
Booking Notes
  • All tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
  • Our Carols by Candlelight services will be held on Wednesday 22 December and Thursday 23 December (both starting at 19:00).
  • It is essential that you are seated 30 minutes before the services begin (18:30 for both services).
  • As in previous years, saving seats once in the Cathedral will not be permitted, so members of a group wishing to sit together will need to queue together with their pre-ordered tickets.
  • 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 This is so that someone else may attend.
  • If you wish to be added to the waiting list for returned tickets, please email