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Advent & Christmas 2016

Take a look at the many services and celebrations to be found at the Cathedral this Advent and Christmas. We look forward to welcoming you.

Monday 19 December - 7:30pm
Sheffield Folk Chorale ’Spitewinter’
Concert tickets are £8 each and are available via email on

Tuesday 20 December - 5:15pm
DLA Piper Carol Service

Wednesday 21 December - 8pm
Carols by Candlelight
Tickets (£9 each including mulled wine and mince pies) are available from the Cathedral Shop.

Saturday 24 December - Christmas Eve
7pm Festival of Lessons and Carols
11:30pm First Sung Eucharist of Christmas Day
Preacher: The Dean of Sheffield

Sunday 25 December - Christmas Day
8am Holy Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer
10:30am Sung Eucharist of Christmas Day
Preacher: The Bishop of Doncaster

Tuesday 27 December - 11:30am
Mary Parsons Charity Service

Past Events

Sunday 27 November - 4pm
The Advent Procession

Monday 28 November - 6pm & 8pm
Sheffield University Christian Union
Carol Service

Sunday 4 December - 7:30pm
A Christmas Festival of Music
Featuring The Stannington Brass Band, BeVox with special guests and hosted by BBC’s Howard Pressman - SOLD OUT

Monday 5 December - 7pm
Sheffield Bach Society ‘Messiah’ Concert
Tickets are £16 (£13 concessions) and are available from or

Tuesday 6 December - 7:30pm
Breast Cancer Care Carol Service
Tickets £10 (Adult) and £5 (Child) and are available from

Wednesday 7 December - 7:30pm
Mercy Ships Carol Service
Followed by mulled wine and mince pies. Entry is free but donations are welcome.
Please confirm attendance by emailing or calling 01438 727 800.

Thursday 8 December - 7:45pm
Alzheimers Society Christmas Concert
Tickets are £7 (Adult) and £5 (Under 12’s) and are available by calling 0330 333 0804 or from

Friday 9 December - 7:30pm
La Nativité du Seigneur

Saturday 10 December - 2:30pm
Sing Along Nativity
A service for young families. Come dressed as your favourite Nativity character!

Saturday 10 December - 4pm
Are you there?
During advent the Cathedral is exploring God’s presence with us through art, light and sound. Come and experience the peace and tranquillity of the Cathedral by candle light. Explore this ancient sacred space in the heart of our city. 1554 Coffee Shop will be serving mulled wine and mince pies, coffee and cake, throughout the evening.

Sunday 11 December - 2pm
St Luke’s Hospice Carol Service

Monday 12 December - 5pm
Music Hub Concert
Tickets are £6 (Adult) and £3 (Child) and are available via email on

Tuesday 13 December - 7:30pm
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Carol Service

Wednesday 14 December - 7:30pm
Shelter Carol Service
The evening will feature performances from Sheffield Bach Choir and The Purple Cats, with readings from special guests and Shelter service users. Entry is free but donations are welcome.

Friday 16 December - 12:30pm
Cathedral Archer Project Carol Service

Friday 16 December - 7:30pm
London Concertante presents ‘Viennese Christmas’
Tickets are priced between £19 - £26 and are available by calling 0333 666 3366 or via

Saturday 17 December - 11am & 1pm
Carols Galore
Join us to sing your favourite Christmas carols!

Saturday 17 December - 7pm
Christmas Brass and Voices
Hear the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band and the choir of Sheffield Cathedral.
Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets are £12 each are available from the Cathedral Shop and on the door on the night.

Sunday 18 December - 4pm
Evensong followed by the Ceremony of Carols set to music by Benjamin Britten.

Later Event: 27 November
Advent Antiphons