Christmas 2023 Carols and events round-up

First published 7th December 2023

If you’d like to #JoinTheSong this year and get into the Christmas spirit, why not join one of the many carol services that are taking place across the Diocese? We have gathered a list of many that are taking place over the next few weeks but this is no means an exhaustive one so to find one at a church near you visit A Church Near You

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13 December, 12.30 – Lunchtime carols at St Stephen’s (City Centre)

14 December, 6.30pm - Carols at Holy Trinity (Hotwells)

15 December, 6.30 pm - Carol singing in Kingsway Precinct (St Aidan’s, St George)

15 December, 7.30pm - Carols by Candlelight at Bristol Cathedral

16 December, 5.30pm – Community carols under Concorde,  Aerospace Bristol

17 December, 4pm - Carols by Candlelight at St Michael’s Church, Kingswood

17 December, 6.30pm – Carols at St Nicholas, Whitchurch

17 December, 6.30pm - Carols by Candlelight at St John’s, Fishponds

17 December, 6.30pm Carols at St Michaele’s Stoke Gifford

21 December, 1pm - Riding Lights theatre company performing Bring it back, Mack. Seasonal snacks and a grotto to follow at St Stephen’s, Southmead



17 December, 4pm - Candlelight carols at St James, Westerleigh, Yate

17 December, 6.30pm – Carls at St Mary’s, Yate

18 December, 6pm Carols at the New Inn, (St James, Westerleigh)



17 December, 4pm – Carols in the Porch at Malmesbury Abbey

17 December, 6.30pm – Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight at Malmesbury Abbey



17 December, 6pm - Candlelight Carols at St Michael’s, Highworth

17 December 6.30pm - Service of Lessons and Carols by Candlelight at Christ Church

17 December, 6.30pm - Traditional Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight, St Mary’s, Lydiard Tregoze

The Big North Swindon Sing 20 December 5pm – Tadpole Garden Village and Moredon, 6.30 – The Orbital

22 December, 7.30pm - Carols and Nine Lessons at St Mark’s



17 December, 7pm – Carols at St Paul’s

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