12noon: Crib Service
Traditional service where families and children are particularly welcome.
4.00pm: Nine Lessons and Carols
The second of two services consisting of nine special readings, carols sung by the York Minster Choir and hymns for everyone to join in. A traditional Christmas celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.
The first Nine Lessons and Carols service takes place on 22 December at 7pm.
11.30pm: First Eucharist of Christmas
Traditional 'Midnight Mass' with music from the St William's Singers and York Young Soloists.
York Minster's special services celebrating Christ’s birth:
8.00am: Holy Communion (said, 1662)
10.00am: Sung Eucharist of Christmas Day (sung by the York Minster Choir)
11:45am: Christmas Day Choral Matins (sung by the York Minster Choir)
4:00pm: Christmas Day Choral Evensong (sung by the York Minster Choir)