Light, Glass & Stone: Conserving the St Cuthbert Window

York Minster Deangate, York

Explore the medieval St Cuthbert Window through a new exhibition which tells the story of the life and miracles of one of Northern England’s most significant saints. Learn about the cathedral’s project starting in 2021 to conserve the 600-year-old window, which is one of the largest surviving narrative windows in the world and among the […]

Grinling Gibbons: Monuments to Glory

York Minster Deangate, York

Discover the work of Grinling Gibbons, the most celebrated British woodcarver of the 17th century, through a new exhibition at York Minster as part of a national programme to mark the 300th anniversary of his death. The year-long exhibition, which will be complemented by a sculpture trail, will focus on three stone monuments that Gibbons […]

The York Minster Christmas Tree Festival

York Minster Deangate, York

Experience our first Christmas Tree Festival set in the cathedral’s grounds with the medieval Minster as its backdrop.

The Winter Village at York Minster

York Minster Deangate, York

The Winter Village comprises several decorative wooden cabins offering food, drinks, gifts and the perfect place to sit and admire the view.

Experience Christmas Trail

York Minster Deangate, York

Discover more about the Christmas story by exploring six activity stops hidden around the Minster. Families can follow a special trail with items to look at, touch, smell and discuss at each point.

The Malines Conversations

York Minster Deangate, York

Join us for a public lecture and Choral Evensong to mark the centenary of the first session of the Malines Conversations in 1921. The Malines Conversations were a series of five church unity conversations exploring possibilities of corporate reunion between the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England. These discussions paved the way for […]

York St John University Christmas Carol Service 2021

York Minster Deangate, York

Come and celebrate with the staff and students of York St John University at our annual Christmas Carol Service in the glorious surroundings of York Minster. There will be performances from our music students, as well as the chance to listen to readings and sing traditional carols.

York Minster’s Christmas Carol Concerts

York Minster Deangate, York

York Minster’s popular Christmas Carol Concerts return this year offering the perfect start to the festive season.

The Snowman at York Minster

York Minster Deangate, York

Make it a Christmas to remember, with a special screening of family favourite The Snowman accompanied by a magnificent live orchestra.

Christmas Wreath making workshop

York Minster Deangate, York

Join the Minster’s flower arrangers for a masterclass in creating the perfect Christmas wreath for your home.

Carols by Candlelight

York Minster Deangate, York

This ever popular annual concert will take place in the stunning Nave of York Minster. In addition to traditional choral items old and new, there will be festive music performed by the Handbell Ringers of the Chapter House Choir – a uniquely Christmassy combination in the perfect candlelit setting!

Experience Christmas Together

York Minster Deangate, York

These special family sessions encourage participants to explore the Christmas story through interactive stops around the cathedral.

Nine Lessons and Carols

York Minster Deangate, York

Two services consisting of nine special readings, carols sung by the Choir of York Minster and hymns for everyone to join in. A traditional Christmas celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.

Christmas Eve Services

York Minster Deangate, York

Join York Minster’s worship for Christmas Eve at the cathedral or from the comfort of your home.

Nine Lessons and Carols

York Minster Deangate, York

Two services consisting of nine special readings, carols sung by the Choir of York Minster and hymns for everyone to join in. A traditional Christmas celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.

Christmas Day services

York Minster Deangate, York

Join York Minster’s worship for Christmas Day at the cathedral or from the comfort of your home. Please note that to help us safely manage numbers inside the cathedral free […]