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Nine Lessons and Carols – FULLY BOOKED

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In-person tickets for these services are now FULLY BOOKED. 

Wednesday 22 December, 5.30pm and Friday 24 December, 4pm

Two services consisting of nine special readings, carols sung by the Choir of York Minster and hymns for everyone to join in. A traditional Christmas celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.

The services will include the world premiere of the winning entry from our Grand Organ Composers’ Competition (18 and under category) to celebrate the completion of the instrument’s once-in-a-century refurbishment.

Free tickets must be booked in advance for both these services to help us safely manage numbers inside the cathedral. Tickets will be available via this page from 10am on Tuesday 2 November 2021 or by calling 01904 557200.

The service on Friday 24 December at 4pm will also be livestreamed via our YouTube channel and this page so you can enjoy the service from the comfort of your own home.

The order of service is available here.

Event details

Wednesday 22 December – doors open at 4.30pm for a 5.30pm start. End time approx. 7pm

Friday 24 December – doors open at 3pm for a 4pm start. End time approx. 5.30pm

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