Cathedral bathed in candle light for the annual Christingle Service

Cathedral bathed in candle light for the annual Christingle Service

The Children’s Society held their annual Christingle Service in the Cathedral on Monday 28 December at 15:00. The Nave of the Cathedral was packed as children and their families came together from all over the Diocese of Canterbury for this inspiring Service. For well over twenty years, this annual Service has traditionally been held in the Cathedral on Holy Innocents’ Day. Children…
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Christmas at The Lodge

Christmas at The Lodge

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge is situated within the inspirational grounds of the Cathedral and is the perfect place to enjoy a festive lunch or party night with family, friends or colleagues. For more information, see the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge website.

Christmas Carol Services 2015

Christmas Carol Services 2015

Christmas Carol Services Changes In 2006, a second Cathedral Carol Service was introduced to meet the surge in attendance for the Christmas Eve event. This second Carol Service has been held on 23 December ever since. Both Services are identical but, for Christmas Eve, entry has been by ticket only. The demand for tickets has been heavily oversubscribed every year…
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Children celebrate Christmas at the Cathedral

Children celebrate Christmas at the Cathedral

The 2014 Christmas services have been immensely popular with the younger members of our congregation. Hundreds of people enjoyed the annual St Nicholas Community Parade which took place in Canterbury on Saturday 6 December 2014.  The lively community procession culminated with a colourful and immensely enjoyable Service at the Cathedral. On Christmas Eve the Nave of the Cathedral was packed as…
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29 December – The Martyrdom of St Thomas of Canterbury

29 December – The Martyrdom of St Thomas of Canterbury

Special services to mark the Festival of the Martyrdom of Thomas Becket will be held on 29 December. 08:00 hrs Holy Communion – Altar of the Sword-point 11:15 hrs Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) – Trinity Chapel 15:15 hrs Choral Evensong & Procession to the Martyrdom and Crypt Sung by the Lay Clerks 20:00 hrs Solemn Vespers    …
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Cathedral to be bathed in candle light in support for The Children’s Society

Cathedral to be bathed in candle light in support for The Children’s Society

The Children’s Society will hold their annual Christingle Service at the Cathedral on Sunday 28 December at 15:00. The Nave of the Cathedral is expected to be packed as children and their families come together from all over the diocese for this inspiring Service. For over twenty years, this Service has been held in the Cathedral on Holy Innocents’ Day….
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The Girls’ Choir prepares for their first public concert

The Girls’ Choir prepares for their first public concert

The Canterbury Cathedral Girls’ Choir is currently in rehearsal for their first Christmas concert. The choir’s debut concert ‘Dancing Day’ will be performed in the Nave on Friday 5 December 2014 19:30. Twelve months ago the Cathedral announced its plans to introduce a girls’ choir to its musical team. The announcement was met with a positive global media response and the Canterbury…
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Dancing Day

Dancing Day

Dancing Day A Christmas Choral Celebration The Girls’ Choir of Canterbury Cathedral will make their concert debut this Christmas. ‘Dancing Day’ will be performed in the Nave on Friday 5 December. At the centre of the programme will be John Rutter’s Dancing Day, a suite of well-known, traditional carols arranged for upper voices. The choir will also perform a variety…
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