Christmas Services

No booking required, seating allocated on a first come, first served basis.November 2021

Sunday 28 November 2021, 15:30
Advent Carol Service
Cost: FREE
Booking Required?: No

The first carol service of the season, come along to our 15:30 Sunday Service and listen to some of your favourite carols for Advent.


December 2021

Sunday 05 December 2021. 14:00 & 17:00
Wakefield Hospice "Light Up a Life" Service
Cost: Donation via the Wakefield Hospice website
Booking Required?: Yes

We are proud to once again be hosting Wakefield Hospice's "Light Up a Life" Service this December.

Due to ever-popular demand there will be two services throughout the day (14:00 & 17:00).

To find out more, make a dedication and book your tickets please click here.

Saturday 11 December 2021, 11:00
Messy Cathedral
Cost: FREE
Booking Required?: No (but preferred)

The final instalment of Messy Cathedral for the year takes on a Christmas theme!

Join us for a fun-filled morning of family activities, arts and crafts, singing and story-telling, with lunch included too! A lovely way to get into the Christmas spirit, reflect on the meaning of Christmas and enjoy some quality family time... all for free!

To find out more or to book your space please email gillian.bunn@wakefield-cathedral.org.uk.

Wednesday 15 December 2021, 19:00
Civic Carol Service
Cost: FREE
Booking Required?: No

We are delighted to welcome back the Civic Carol Service for 2021; join the Mayor of Wakefield Cllr Tracey Austin for a wonderful evening of music and celebrations, including music from Featherstone Male Voice Choir.

No booking required, seating allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Friday 24 December 2021, 15:00
Christingle & Crib Service
Cost: FREE
Booking Required?: No

Get your oranges and candles ready... this year's Christingle & Crib Service is the perfect event to bring your children and grandchildren along to, with plenty of singing and a memorable time to be had by all.

No booking necessary but we expect it to be a busy service so early arrival is advised to avoid disappointment.

Friday 24 December 2021, 18:30
A Service of Lessons and Carols
Cost: FREE
Booking Required?: No

Join us for a wonderful service, sharing lessons and short readings from the Bible interspersed with carols sung by the Cathedral Choir, another favourite service for many at this time of year.

No booking necessary but we expect it to be a busy service so early arrival is advised to avoid disappointment.

Friday 24 December 2021, 23:00
Midnight Mass
Cost: FREE
Booking Required?: No

Come and welcome in Christmas Day and honour Jesus's birth with us at our Midnight Mass service, this year with the Bishop of Leeds, the Rt Revd Nick Baines.
All welcome.

Saturday 25 December 2021, 10:00
Festal Eucharist
Cost: FREE
Booking Required?: No

The cathedral welcomes you on Christmas morning for our Festal Eucharist with the Area Bishop of Bradford, the Rt Revd Toby Howarth.

Sunday 26 December 2021, 10:00
Eucharist for the Feast of St Stephen
Cost: FREE
Booking Required?: No

The Feast of St Stephen acts as a timely reminder amongst the bright lights of the festive season of just what it means to be a follower and disciple of the Lord.

To find out more or to book your space please email gillian.bunn@wakefield-cathedral.org.uk.


January 2022

Thursday 06 January 2022, 19:00
Epiphany Eucharist
Cost: FREE
Booking Required?: No

Join us as we celebrate the Epiphany at Wakefield Cathedral on Thursday 06 January 2022, all welcome.

Sunday 16 January 2022, 15:30

Epiphany Carol Service
Cost: FREE
Booking Required?: No

In 2022 our traditional Epiphany Carol Service, celebrating the baptism of Jesus, will take place on Sunday 16 January.

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