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Sunday 1 December 2019
An atmospheric and breath-taking candlelit service of music, readings and prayers for Advent in celebration and anticipation of the arrival of Jesus Christ, the Light of the World.
The service starts in darkness with candlelight gradually spreading throughout the cathedral as the flame is passed from one person to the next following the York Minster Choir’s journey from West to East.
Everyone is welcome to attend the popular service, with doors opening at 4.15pm. The service lasts for just over an hour.
Please be seated by 5pm. We cannot guarantee admission after 5pm. Seats are unreserved and are on a first come first serve basis. You do not need a ticket to attend this service.
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