Advent & Christmas

Throughout December right up to Christmas Day, there are many ways to celebrate Advent & Christmas at Bristol Cathedral
Come and #FollowTheStar

Upcoming events

Bristol Cabot Choir Christmas Concert

Music to include Vaughan Williams "Fantastia on Christmas Carols" and Rutter's "Gloria"

  • Monday 9th December 2019 at 7:30 pm

Lunchtime Recital Series Emma Gibbins (organ)

Add a little music to your lunchtime

  • Tuesday 10th December 2019 at 1:15 pm

Lunchtime Recital Series Andrew Millington (organ)

Add a little music to your lunchtime

  • Tuesday 17th December 2019 at 1:15 pm

Shoppers’ Carol Service

Break up your busy Christmas shopping and enjoy a short service of carols and festive music.

  • Tuesday 17th December 2019 at 5:15 pm
Free Recital

La Nativité du Seigneur - Messiaen

Come and hear Messiaen's famous organ cycle

  • Tuesday 17th December 2019 at 7:00 pm

Toddlers’ Carols

A special 45 minute carol service for babies, toddlers and pre-school children, running at 10am and 2pm

Thursday 19 December 2019, at 10.00am and 2.00pm

Carols by Candlelight

A very special evening of Carols by Candlelight with Bristol Cathedral Choir. 

  • Friday 20th December 2019 at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday 21st December 2019 at 7:30 pm

Family Carol Service and Blessing of the Crib

A family festive favourite, this retelling of the Christmas story also features Charlie the Donkey!

  • Sunday 22nd December 2019 at 3:30 pm

Morning Prayer

8.30am Weekdays 

Holy Communion
12.30pm Weekdays 

Choral Evensong or Evening Prayer
5.15pm Weekdays 
3.30pm Saturdays and Sundays 

8.00am BCP Holy Communion 
10.00am Cathedral Eucharist
with Cathedral Kids (term time)
3.30pm Choral Evensong

There are occasional changes to this general pattern of worship. Please check the Services & Music List for week-by-week details.

The December Services & Music List

This Week's News & Notes