Advent and Christmas at Bristol Cathedral

Discover what is going on in your cathedral this Advent and Christmas

What's on in December 2018

Lunchtime Recital - Watkeys, Bowen, Thomas, and Rose (soprano, tenor, and piano)

Add a little music to your lunchtime


  • Tuesday 11th December 2018 at 1:15 pm
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Carols by Candlelight - ADVANCE TICKETS SOLD OUT

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


  • Friday 14th December 2018 at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday 15th December 2018 at 7:30 pm

Mercy Ships Carols

A carol service in aid of the world's largest floating hospital


  • Saturday 15th December 2018 at 3:30 pm
Christmas

Carol Service and Blessing of the Crib

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


  • Sunday 16th December 2018 at 3:30 pm
Free Recital

La Nativité du Seigneur - Messiaen

Come and hear Messiaen's famous organ cycle


  • Monday 17th December 2018 at 7:00 pm
Christmas

Shoppers’ Carol Service

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


  • Tuesday 18th December 2018 at 5:15 pm
Christmas

Toddlers’ Carols

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


  • Wednesday 19th December 2018 at 10:00 am
Christmas

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Join us for one of the most-loved traditional Christmas services, as we journey from God's creation to the manger in Bethlehem.


  • Sunday 23rd December 2018 at 6:00 pm
Christmas

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols - Christmas Eve

Join us for one of the most-loved traditional Christmas services, as we journey from God's creation to the manger in Bethlehem.


  • Monday 24th December 2018 at 3:30 pm
Christmas

Eucharist of Christmas Night

Welcome in the light of Christmas morning with this special midnight Eucharist


  • Monday 24th December 2018 at 11:00 pm
Christmas

Christmas Festival Eucharist

Celebrate Christmas morning at the Cathedral


  • Tuesday 25th December 2018 at 10:00 am

Morning Prayer

8.30am Weekdays 

Holy Communion
12.30pm Weekdays 

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

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

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

The December Services & Music List

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