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Christmas Eve Services at York Minster

Up Next: 24th December 2022, 11:30am
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11.30am: Crib Service – hear the Christmas story in a fun and accessible service for families with carols and musical accompaniment. Children are encourage to dress up as characters from the Nativity and there will be a chance to see the crib.

Free tickets must be booked in advance for this service and will be available from 10am on Thursday 8 December via York Minster's website or by calling 01904 557200.

4.00pm: Nine Lessons and Carols – the second of 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.

Free tickets must be booked in advance for this service and will be available from 10am on Thursday 8 December via York Minster's website or by calling 01904 557200.

The service will also be livestreamed via our YouTube channel and this page so you can enjoy the service from the comfort of your own home.

11.30pm: First Eucharist of Christmas (Midnight Mass) – the First Communion of Christmas with Blessing of the Crib and choral music.

York Minster Opening Hours

General visiting:

Mon – Sat: 9.30am – 4.00pm (last admission 3.30pm)

Sun: 12.45pm – 3.15pm (last admission at 2.45pm).


Please note these opening hours are subject to change. Please check our website for the most up to date information.

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