Celebrate the Spirit of Christmas at Ripon Cathedral this December

A spectacular festive Carol Concert shall take place at Ripon Cathedral on Saturday 3 December.

Enjoy an evening of traditional carols and seasonal music performed by Ripon Cathedral Choir, Cathedral brass Quintet, with special guest’s author Gervase Phinn and musicians from Ripon Grammar School.

An opportunity to sing popular Christmas carols with the Cathedral Choir in the beautiful atmospheric candle lit Nave of Ripon Cathedral.    Mince pies and mulled wine will be available and the evening promises to capture the spirit of Christmas with special lighting effects.  We are delighted to be joined again by best-selling author Gervase Phinn who will be getting involved in the evenings frivolities, with witty anecdotes and readings and an opportunity to meet him during the book signing at the interval and at the end of the concert.

Proceeds from the concert will go towards Ripon Cathedral Music Trust, which preserves and secures the Music at Ripon Cathedral and the Choir singing within the Cathedral.  which traces back to the foundation of the Benedictine monastery in 672 when monks sang in Wilfrid’s church. The Cathedral Choir have produced CD recordings, BBC broadcasts, concerts and tours which are a major part of the Choir’s schedule, as well as singing six services each week and at the great festivals of Christmas and Easter.

Tickets are already selling quickly, and are available to purchase from the Cathedral shop and online. A special VIP package is available to make the evening extra special, enjoy an invitation to a pre-concert drinks reception with the Dean and priority seats in the front two rows, plus beat the interval queues at the bar with a complementary drink and concert programme. A perfect pre-Christmas treat for a loved one.

This is a festive event that is not to be missed.

Reserved seats are available to purchase in advance from £20.00 for adults, and £5.00 for children. A very limited number of unreserved seating will be available on the night from £15.00 for adults and children go free.  Tickets can be purchased online or from the Cathedral Shop.
For further information, please contact Molly Barrs, Fundraising Events Officer at the Ripon Cathedral Development Campaign Office on 01765 603583 or mollybarrs@riponcathedral.org.uk