Advent and Christmas 2021

Join us at the following events this Advent and Christmas.

With regards to any rules associated to COVID. At the moment there is no requirement by the Welsh Government for pre-booking, COVID Passports or social distancing for any of our services or events. These rules could change so please keep checking our web-site.

The only thing we politely ask is please wear a face mask when you come into the Cathedral (unless you are exempt).

Many thanks

Dean and Chapter St Davids Cathedral

28th November 2021 - Advent Sunday

9:30am
Cymun Y Plwyf

Y Saesneg am Gymun y Plwyf’ yw ‘Parish Communion.’ Am ganrifoedd, ochr yn ochr â, ac yn ychwanegol at wasanaethau yr Eglwys Gadeiriol, y mae’r Deon a’r Cabidwl wedi darparu gofod a gweinidogaet

10:30am
Christingle Service

A family friendly service

6:00pm
Advent Procession

From Darkness to Light

4th December 2021

10:00am to 4:00pm
Christmas Fayre

Come and enjoy the atmosphere, music and sparkly Christmas lights whilst browsing amongst our Christmas stalls, all from local crafts and artisans

1:00pm
Carol concert with the Cathedral Singers

Retiring collection much appreciated

11th December 2021

7:00pm
Handel's Messiah concert (Côr Dyfed)

Côr Dyfed Choir with the British Sinfonietta

Conductor Luke Spencer

Soprano Ros Evans

Countertenor Ralp Thomas Williams

Tenor Peter Wilmas

12th December 2021

4:00pm
'What Cheer? Good Cheer!', a Christmas Devotional

A Christmas Devotional with the Cathedral Choristers, Bethan Semmens (Harp) and Stephen Richardson (Bass).

Retiring collection are cash donations only please

13th December 2021

6:00pm
'For Those We Hold Dear'

A time for reflection

17th December 2021

5:30pm
Christmas concert (Vox Angelica)

A Christmas concert performed by Vox Angelica, followed by 'Hampers and Champers' in the Refectory.

19th December 2021

9:30am
Cymun Y Plwyf

Y Saesneg am Gymun y Plwyf’ yw ‘Parish Communion.’ Am ganrifoedd, ochr yn ochr â, ac yn ychwanegol at wasanaethau yr Eglwys Gadeiriol, y mae’r Deon a’r Cabidwl wedi darparu gofod a gweinidogaet

11:00am
Scratch Nativity Service

Family friendly fun, come dressed up as your favourite nativity character

20th December 2021

5:30pm
Choral Evensong by candlelight
7:30pm
'Christmas in Hollywood' (Ian McMillan and the British Sinfonietta)

Put on your sparkle, tinsel or tiara and join us for a toe-tapping Yuletide programme of Favourite Christmas 'evergreen' songs and music from Broadway Musicals and Holywood films guaranteed to get

21st December 2021

3:00pm to 5:00pm
Angel Trail launch

Explore the Christmas story through the eyes of the Angels.

Launch Event 21st  Dec 3pm - 5pm. 

22nd December 2021

7:00pm
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Doors open 5.45pm. Please arrive with a facemask - unless exempt

24th December 2021 - Christmas Eve

4:00pm
Crib Service

Family friendly event

11:00pm
First Eucharist of Christmas

Also known as Midnight Mass

25th December 2021 - Christmas Day

8:00am
Christmas Eucharist
10:30am
Bilingual Christmas, Choral Eucharist

26th December 2021 - Boxing Day

10:30am
Carols around the tree

Family friendly event

11:30am to 3:00pm
'Follow the Star' Nativity Treasure Hunt

Nativity Treasure Hunt for all the family.  Collect your treasure hunt from the welcome desk. Travel around the Cathedral to retell the Christmas story.

1st January 2022 - New Year's Day

2:15pm
Concert (John S. Davies Singers)

Tickets are available from

9th January 2022

6:00pm
The Epiphany Procession with Carols

Deatils to follow soon

15th January 2022

2:30pm
Welsh National Opera Orchestra Viennese Concert

Cyngerdd Flwyddyn Newydd

6th February 2022

6:00pm
The Candlemas Vespers and Procession

Details to follow