• on November 26th, 2019

Christmas and Advent at St Wilfrid Harrogate

Something for everyone at Christmas at St Wilfrid’s this year!


1st December  5pm – 6pm Advent carol service in church. Celebrate the start of Advent with a traditional carol service with the choir of St Wilfrid’s. www.stwilfrid.org

A Scandinavian Themed Christmas Fayre – Saturday 7th December

Come along to our Christmas Fayre from midday on the 7th of December, which includes a range of handcrafted gifts and decorations in the hall, activities for children, and Scandinavian inspired food and drink from Baltzersen’s and Major Tom’s Social. There will be live music in church throughout the day, and there will be Tower Tours for those brave enough to face the climb! The whole event is free to attend. Book free Tower Tours by emailing bookings@stwilfrid.org.

The Chorus Pictor choir from Sweden will be performing a traditional Santa Lucia service at 6pm, free entry, arrive early to secure your seat.

In Dulci Jubilo  with Vocalis – Sunday 8th December

The 8th of December sees Vocalis singing at St Wilfrid Harrogate with a range of traditional festive pieces as part of their “In Dulci Jubilo” concert with St Aidan’s Chamber Choir. The concert starts at 3.30pm and tickets are £12 including a glass of wine or soft drink. Find out more at www.harrogatevocalis.org.uk.

Henshaws’ Carols by Candlelight – Wednesday 11th December

Henshaws’ annual Christmas Carol Concert at 7pm on December 11th, featuring a huge range of singers, musicans and performers. Contact fundraising@henshaws.org.uk for tickets, which are £10 or £7 for concessions.

Church Services at Christmas and Advent

At the heart of what we do at St Wilfrid’s is worship, and we welcome everyone to our Advent and Christmas services in church:

1st December  5pm – 6pm Advent Carol service in church

22nd December 5pm – 6pm Traditional Carol Service

24th December 5pm – Crib Service with Christingles for children

11.30pm – Midnight Mass

25th December – 8am Mass, 10am Parish Mass of Christmas Day