Experience the holy grandeur of this spectacular traditional Carol Service sung by the Choir of Winchester Cathedral.

Tuesday 19th & Thursday 21st December 2023 at 6.30pm

Duration: 1 hour 30min

Taking place in the majestic nave of Winchester Cathedral.


Everyone is welcome to attend. No booking required.
Please note that these services are very popular and a queue will form outside of the cathedral prior to doors open at 5.00pm.
During the queuing period, seats can be provided for those with accessibility needs to allow for queuing in a seated position, please ask a steward upon arrival.
Please note that a small number of seats will be reserved for the participants of the carol service and their families as well as specially invited guests.
The cathedral has a maximum capacity that it must abide by in order to operate in line with health and safety measures, and so, we recommend that you arrive early to avoid disappointment.


Attending online
If you are unable to attend the service in person, don’t worry, as you’ll be able to join online, live, via YouTube or Facebook.

The first carol service of the season will take place on Monday 18th December. This carol service has been arranged as a thank you to our volunteers, staff, choir families and Friends of Winchester Cathedral. Although this particular service isn’t open to the general public in-person, you are very welcome to join online.
If you are interested in volunteering or working at Winchester Cathedral, or perhaps joining the Choral Foundation please click on the links below for more information.
Volunteering opportunities
Careers at Winchester Cathedral
Choir information 
Join the Friends of Winchester Cathedral