Advent and Christmas
We are delighted to invite you to begin your Christmas with us and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Throughout the festive season we will be holding services, concerts and family events. You'll also be able to enjoy a series of Christmas reflections and discover the treats behind the doors of our Advent Calendar.
Attend a service at the Abbey this Christmas.
Win tickets to the Service of Lessons and Carols
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Join us throughout Advent and Christmas for a series of special reflections from the Abbey.
Reflection: First Sunday of Advent
Read or watch from 3rd December 2023
Reflection: Second Sunday of Advent
Read or watch from 10th December 2023
Reflection: Third Sunday of Advent
Read or watch from 17th December 2023
Reflection: Fourth Sunday of Advent
Read or watch from 24th December 2023
Reflection: Christmas Day
Read or watch from 25th December 2023
Reflection: New Year's Eve
Read or watch from 31st December 2023
Throughout December you can open the doors on the Abbey's Advent Calendar, Come back on 1st December to open the first one.
Featured festive events
Handel's Messiah concert
A seasonal performance of Handel's much-loved oratorio by the Abbey Choir