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Decorations adorn the city, festive markets offer inspiration for Christmas gifts, and Santa usually makes an appearance for the kids.
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See the city light up at Christmas with dazzling decorations, festive events and family-friendly activities.
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Come and enjoy the ebullient music making of the Open Door Gospel Singers and their leader Shaun Islip (who led the music at our Midnight Mass before COVID) in a stunning selection of Christmas Gospel favourites, and carols for all to sing.
Victoria Chorale and the Art of Sound Orchestra will celebrate the music of Christmas in the beautiful setting of St Paul’s Cathedral. The concert includes Vivaldi’s brilliant Gloria, Greenbaum’s The Rotation of the Earth, and a joyous collection of Christmas carols. Dynamic Mario Dobernig conducts the choir, orchestra and sensational young soloists, Samantha Hargreaves (soprano) and Esther Gresswell (alto).
Advent Carols Service
The Sunday themes follow through God creating light, Israel as the light to the nations, Jesus the light of the world, and God will be their light in the new Jerusalem.
3pm • Online Children’s Christmas Service
All are warmly welcome to celebrate the birth of Jesus with stories, music and activities, especially for children.
Following the popularity of last years’ service, this will again be available online only.
Many of our Advent and Christmas services will be available to watch live on the Cathedral website and via our Social Media Channels. Click here to access our Online Worship Page.