Make Liverpool Cathedral the Heart of Your Christmas

As Christmas approaches, join us at Liverpool Cathedral to get in the festive mood. 

Choose from a wide range of Christmas events and services at the Cathedral. You'll find something for all the family.  

Begin Advent and experience our Darkness into Light Service. Need to take a pit stop from your Christmas shopping? Our Coffee & Carols events will bring you musical Christmas cheer plus a chance to rest your weary feet while enjoying a Welsford Bistro speciality coffee. 

Christmas Shopping at Liverpool Cathedral  

Not started your Christmas shopping yet? Book your ticket to the ever-popular Winter Arts Market. Here on both Friday 3 and Saturday 4 December, browse from over 60 stalls each day. Select unique gifts from independent artists, designers and makers. Or you could take an in-person or virtual trip to our Cathedral Shop, where you can find a great selection of gifts, ornaments and books.  

Family Favourites 

If you’re looking for some family fun, join us at our Family Nativity Service, Take it to the floor, or The Snowman Tour 

A Spiritual Christmas 

You’re welcome to pop in anytime when we're open to encounter our iconic building and take time to reflect on the meaning of Christmas. See our Christmas opening hours on the Opening Hours web page. 

As Christmas Day approaches, we’ll be looking forward to welcoming you to our Carols for Christmas Eve, our First Eucharist of Christmas and our Festival Eucharist for Christmas day 

After Christmas, we’d love to see you at Carols for Epiphany or any of our regular daily services such as Morning Prayer, Eucharist or Evening Prayer.  

These are just some of our events on offer. Take a look at what else is on, including the likes of G4 Christmas and our Christmas Organ Gala. 


Keeping Safe this Christmas Time:  

We want your time with us at Liverpool Cathedral this Christmas to be enjoyable but above all; safe. So, we have put safety guidelines in place. Thank you for your understanding and for following our guidelines.

Feeling Unwell? 
If you don't feel well, you're self-isolating or have been in physical contact with someone who has symptoms of coronavirus, please stay safe at home and visit us another time.  

Face Coverings  
Thank you for wearing a face-covering when you visit us. It helps keep you, our staff and other visitors safe.   

Physical Spacing  
Please keep your distance from other people while you're in Liverpool Cathedral this Christmas so everyone can enjoy their time with us.   

Experience the Cathedral this Christmas
But please try to avoid touching things like signage or artwork as much as possible; to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.   

Clean Hands  
You’ll be able to sanitise your hands on your way in and around various points around the Cathedral.  

We're working hard to make the Cathedral accessible to everyone. You can find more information on our accessibility page (opens in a new window).

Christmas Dining at Liverpool Cathedral

Why not visit The Welsford Bistro over the festive period? You’ll be able to enjoy a wide range of refreshments, including hot and cold drinks. Our latest menu features brunch, toasted sandwiches plus classics like fish and chips or Scouse. We’ve also got you covered if you're veggie or vegan. Find out more here.

The Tower Experience this Christmas  

Make the most of your visit to us this Christmas time by taking in unrivalled panoramic views of the city from 500ft above sea level with our Tower Experience. Standard tickets cost £6, with concessions priced at £5. Our family ticket is great value, priced at just £16 for two adults and up to three children. You can buy your tickets in advance online or from the Cathedral Shop when you visit us. Take a look at our Tower opening hours here.

Prayer Requests  

For some people, we know Christmas time can be a difficult time. Our Cathedral is a place of solace. If you need to ask us to pray for you or someone you know; please send us a prayer request through our Prayer for Liverpool website.

Donating to Liverpool Cathedral  

Like many organisations in the city and beyond, we face an uncertain future. After losing nearly all our income in 2020, your donations are needed and welcome to keep entry to the Cathedral free to visitors.  

You can donate online, by cash, or on our portable consoles around our building. Thank you for supporting us.

Personalised Decorations

This Christmas you can support Liverpool Cathedral through our personalised decorations.  Each decoration has been handmade by local Liverpool artist  Jess Fairclough, and you can choose a personal inscription for your decoration making them a  great way to remember and celebrate a loved one or a special moment in time. 

Purchasing one of these decorations will also help to support Liverpool Cathedral, as both a building and community, that is built by the people, for the people, for the Glory of God.  

Order your handmade Personalised Decoration here


Visitor Survey  

How was your trip to the Cathedral? Your feedback helps us improve what we do. Tell us what you think when you fill in our survey here.