A Family Service for Christmas Eve, Friday 24th 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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A Family Service for Christmas Eve

Salisbury Cathedral Nativity Close up of Lamb

Friday 24th December 2021

15:30 - 16:30
About the event

Enjoy lots of fun, singing, giant puppets, a real-life donkey and camels in this popular service, where our new child friendly Nativity with ‘sit on’ sheep will be blessed too.


Due to Covid-19 precautions, our seating capacity for this service is limited compared to previous years. Therefore, this year in contrast to previous years, it is essential that you book your seat for free in advance.

Tickets can be reserved here from Wednesday 1 December, 10:00.
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Booking Notes
  • All tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
  • Our Family Service for Christmas Eve will be held on Friday 24 December (starting at 15:30).
  • It is essential that you are seated 30 minutes before the service begins (no later than 15:00).
  • 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 litmus@salcath.co.uk. This is so that someone else may attend.
  • If you wish to be added to the waiting list for returned tickets, please email litmus@salcath.co.uk.