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St George's Chapel Advent and Christmas Services and Concerts

Type:Christmas

St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ

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St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

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St George's Chapel is located within Windsor Castle and Advent and Christmas services and concerts will be taking place from 2 to 25 December 2018

Advent and Christmas Services and Concerts at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Sunday 2 December—Advent Sunday

5.15 pm A Service of Music and Readings for Advent

No tickets are required to attend this service. All welcome.

Thursday 6 and Monday 10 December

7.30 pm Festivo - A Concert of Carols and Readings for Christmas performed by the Choir of St George’s Chapel and Guards Brass*, conducted by James Vivian.

These events are Ticketed. For ticket enquiries please contact Royal Windsor Information Centre on 01753 743597.

For any other enquiries regarding Festivo, please contact the Concert Manager, Mrs Francesca Alden, on 01753 848869 or concert.manager@stgeorges-windsor.org

*Household Division Guard’s Brass will be playing by kind permission of Major

General BJ Bathurst CBE, the Major General Commanding the Household Division.

Monday 17 December

Chapel open to visitors 10 am to 4 pm.

8 am Holy Communion. All welcome.

5.15 pm Evening Prayer. All welcome.

Tuesday 18 December

Chapel open to visitors 10 am to 4 pm.

8 am Holy Communion. All welcome.

5.15 pm Evening Prayer. All welcome.

Wednesday 19 December

Chapel open to visitors 10 am to 4 pm.

8 am Holy Communion. All welcome.

5.15 pm Evening Prayer. All welcome.

Thursday 20 December

Chapel open to visitors 10 am to 4 pm.

8 am Holy Communion. All welcome.

5.15 pm Evensong sung by the Lay Clerks. All welcome.

Friday 21 December

Chapel open to visitors 10 am to 4 pm.

8 am Holy Communion. All welcome.

12 noon Holy Communion. All welcome.

5.15 pm Evensong sung by the Lay Clerks. All welcome.

Saturday 22 December

Chapel open to visitors 10 am to 4 pm.

8 am Holy Communion. All welcome.

5.15 pm Evensong sung by the Lay Clerks. All welcome.

Sunday 23 December

Chapel closed except for those attending services which are

8.30 am Holy Communion. All welcome.

10.45 am Sung Mattins sung by the Lay Clerks. All welcome.

12 noon Sung Eucharist sung by the Lay Clerks. All welcome.

5.15 pm Service of Nine Lessons and Carols*

You are most welcome to join the queue on the day for unreserved unticketed seats. Doors open at 4.15 pm.

Tickets are issued to the College of St George and Castle community.

Monday 24 December—Christmas Eve

Chapel open to visitors 10 am to 1pm

8.00 am Holy Communion. All welcome.

10.30am–12.30pm Prayers, readings and carol every 30 minutes.

5.15 pm Service of Nine Lessons and Carols*

You are most welcome to join the queue on the day for unreserved unticketed seats. Doors open at 4.15 pm.

Tickets are issued to the College of St George and Castle community.

11.15 pm Midnight Sung Eucharist

Doors open at 10.30 pm. All welcome.

* These carol services are particularly popular and whilst as many people as possible will be brought into the Chapel, there can be no guarantee of space for all who might wish to attend.

Tuesday 25 December—Christmas Day

Castle and Chapel closed except for those attending services which are

8.30 am Holy Communion. All welcome.

Said service.

10.45 am Sung Mattins for Christmas Day. All welcome.

Preacher: The Right Reverend David Conner, KCVO, Dean of Windsor.

12 noon Holy Communion. All welcome.

Said service.

3.30 pm Evensong. All welcome.

The Chapel Choir is then on holiday until Sunday 6 January 2019 but daily services continue.

Daily Services in St George’s Chapel

We are always delighted to welcome members of the public to our regular services.

Services on Sunday 30 December are:

8.30am Holy Communion

10.45am Mattins sung by a visiting choir.

12 noon Eucharist sung by a visiting choir.

5.15pm Evensong sung by a visiting choir.

Usual services are as follows:

Sunday

8.30 am Holy Communion

10.45 am Sung Mattins*

12 noon Sung Eucharist *

5.15 pm Evensong *

On Fridays there is an additional 12 noon Holy Communion Service.

* Sung by the Chapel Choir during term time.

The Chapel is normally open to visitors Monday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm.

The Chapel will close at 3.30 pm on Friday 14 December and 1 pm on 24 December.

The Chapel is open for services only on 23, 25 and 26 December.

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Open (2 Dec 2018 - 25 Dec 2018)

* Check the 'about' section for more information on dates of individual events and ticketing arrangements.

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