Christmas is always a busy time in a Cathedral calendar and for Bristol Cathedral, 2015 is no exception. The journey to Christmas will be marked with a variety of different events, services and concerts, all of which celebrate the journey from darkness to light. Some of our highlights are below - click here for the full list of events and services.
Sunday 29 November, Advent Sunday
Advent Procession, 6pm
Friday 18 December
Carols by Candlelight, 7.30pm
Sunday 20 December
Family Carol Service, 3.30pm
Wednesday 23 December
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, 6pm
Thursday 24 December, Christmas Eve
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, 3.30pm
Midnight Eucharist, 11.30pm
Friday 25 December, Christmas Day
Festival Eucharist, 10am
Wednesday 6 January 2016
Sung Eucharist for Epiphany, 6pm
A daily rhythm of prayer and worship is central to the Cathedral's life, and is an expression of our faith. You are warmly invited to come and join us. Read more.
Prayers for all those caught up in the Paris terror attacks - read more.
Online Daily Prayers
Community meeting - see the note from the September meeting.
Open Fellowship discussion group
The Forum discussion group
Community lunches - all are welcome to these Sunday lunch events
Our regular services
Choral Evensong or Evening Prayer
3.30pm Saturdays and Sundays
8.00am BCP Holy Communion
3.30pm Choral Evensong
6.00pm Advent Procession
During graduation week (23-27 November) daily services take place in the Sub-croft Chapel.
If you have a query please ring the Cathedral office on 0117 926 4879.
Come and enjoy our shop, cafe and garden. Read more for the details of our opening times and travel directions.
UWE Graduations will be taking place at the Cathedral from Monday 23 - Friday 27 November. During ceremonies the public are not able to walk around the building. There is also no parking available on site during the week for the Cathedral's volunteers. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Our regular services of Morning Prayer, lunchtime Eucharist, and Evening Prayer will take place in the Sub-croft chapel.
There are many ways you can support our work. Read more.
Take a 360° virtual tour of Bristol Cathedral. Visit tour.
Our guides can tell you all our best stories. Read more.
Learn about the history, architecture and art of Bristol Cathedral. Read more.
If you are a foreign visitor and would like to know more about the Cathedral click here for our foreign language guides.
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Join your prayers with those every place and every age. Read more
Visit our interactive WWI Book of Remembrance. Read more.
To read about our November casualty George Duck click here.
Moved By War - an exhibition from Glenside Hospital Museum, until the end of 2015.
Do you have a boy in Year 5 who enjoys singing? Read more about joining the Cathedral Choir here.
Music is an integral part of Bristol Cathedral's life and mission. Read more
Watch a video about the Choir's recent tour of Poland here
We run a creative and exciting programme of events for children of all ages. Read more