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Services & Events

General Visiting Times

Admission Prices

Today’s services and events

7:30 am - 7:50 am


7:50 am - 8:20 am

Holy Communion

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Holy Communion

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Manchester Arena memorial event broadcast

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm


Today at York Minster

First admission

9:00 am

Last admission

11:30 am

Minster only

Adult - £11 (£10 in advance online)

Seniors and students - £9

Child (under-16) - free with a paying adult

Minster and tower

Adult - £16 (£15 when holding an advance online general admission ticket)

Seniors and students - £14

Child (under-16) - £5



York Minster is one the world’s most magnificent cathedrals.

Since the 7th century, the Minster has been at the centre of Christianity in the north of England and today remains a thriving church rooted in the daily offering of worship and prayer. The Minster was built for the glory of God. Every aspect of this ancient building - from the exquisite, handcrafted stone through to the unrivalled collection of medieval stained glass - tells the story of Jesus Christ. We invite you to discover this sacred place and the love of God at its heart, which has attracted people from across the globe for more than 1000 years.


Special services to mark the completion of work to York Minster’s Great East Window

17 May, 2018

York Minster to screen Manchester Arena attack anniversary service

17 May, 2018

The Very Reverend Dr Vivienne Faull Dean of York to become 57th Bishop of Bristol

15 May, 2018

Hundreds gather for special York Minster Beacon event to celebrate finale of global prayer movement

04 May, 2018

York Minster’s Grand Organ to undergo once-a-century refurbishment

01 May, 2018

York Minster

What’s On highlights

17 May 18

Great East Window – celebratory Choral Evensong service (and reception)

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20 May 18

Thy Kingdom Come – Beacon Event

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30 May 18

Minecraft at York Minster

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08 Jul 18

General Synod service

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Our weekly prayer

Risen, ascended Lord,
as we rejoice at your triumph,
fill your Church on earth with power and compassion,
that all who are estranged by sin
may find forgiveness and know your peace,
to the glory of God the Father.  

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