The Cathedral Carol Service

A service of readings and carols celebrating the Christmas story.

All are welcome to the Cathedral Carol Service, a celebration of Christmas in a service of lessons, congregational carols and music sung by the Cathedral Choir.

There are four opportunities to attend this year's Carol Service:

  • Tuesday 19th December at 6.00pm
  • Wednesday 20th December at 6.00pm
  • Thursday 21st December at 6.00pm (also livestreamed)
  • Friday 22nd December at 3.00pm

Doors will open one hour before each service.


Who can attend a service at the Cathedral?

Everyone is welcome to attend services at Chichester Cathedral. For many, this may be their first time visiting the Cathedral. We look forward to meeting you very soon!

Do I need a ticket for this service?

No booking required - general seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open one hour before each service.

Access and facilities
  • Toilet facilities are available in the Cathedral (including an accessible toilet with changing facilities). 
  • Ramps throughout the Cathedral allow step-free access.
  • A hearing loop system is available.
  • There are a limited number of Disabled parking spaces situated on the approach to the Cathedral via West Street. These spaces can be used free of charge provided the vehicle is displaying a disabled person's badge and the registered disabled person is driving or is a passenger.
  • Guide, Therapy and Assistance Dogs are welcome in the Cathedral for services.
  • Selected services will be livestreamed here>>