Carols on the Hour is back!


‘Carols on the Hour’ is back, along with a much sought-after opportunity to experience Gloucester Cathedral’s Christmas lights and decorations after dark

Head to Gloucester Cathedral on Saturday 11 December for what promises to be a day packed full of festive entertainment for every member of the family.

One of the most popular events of the year is back. ‘Carols on the Hour’ makes a welcome return this Christmas. Gather your family and friends and choose what time suits you best to come and enjoy a bite-sized burst of festive praise with carols being sung on the hour, every hour, by the Choirs of Gloucester Cathedral, and you! You don’t need a ticket. just turn up and enjoy the atmosphere.

•          11am: Cathedral Junior Choir

•          12noon & 1pm: Cathedral Choir

•          2pm & 3pm: Cathedral Youth Choir & Middle Choir

•          4pm: Gloucester Choral Society

If you haven’t visited this spectacular building at night, then now is the perfect time to come and experience the beauty and wonder of the Cathedral after dark. Enjoy gorgeous Christmas lights and decorations, and live music provided by Cathedral musicians and friends. Get up close and personal to the much-loved, knitted ‘Knitivity’, and new for this year, you can wander through the stunning Cloisters – each of the four walks aglow with different festive themes. The Gift Shop and Monk’s Kitchen eatery will be open for Christmas shopping and mulled wine, mince pies and other tasty treats too. Don’t forget to bring your camera to get that magical Christmas selfie!

Tickets for ‘Cathedral Christmas Experience at Night’ are £5 per adult and £3 per child (5 to 16 years). Set entry times are between 7pm-9.30pm for pre-booked ticket holders only on the following dates: Saturday 11, Friday 17, Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 December.

Click here to get your tickets now.

Click here to see a full programme of services, concerts and events taking place at the Cathedral throughout December.

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