Christmas at the Cathedral

From festive concerts to Midnight Mass and Carols in the Cloister, there is lots to look forward to during Advent and Christmas at Norwich Cathedral.



Christmas Eve: 7am - 6.30pm and 9.30pm – 1am

Christmas Day: 7am - 4.30pm

Tuesday 26 December to Saturday 30 December: 8am - 4.30pm

Sunday 31 December: 7am – 4.30pm

Monday 1 January: 8am - 4.30pm

Tuesday 2 January: normal hours resume of 7.30am - 6.30pm daily.

Gift Shop

Christmas Eve: TBC

Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Closed

Wednesday 27 to Saturday 30 December: 10am - 3.45pm

Sunday 31 December: 11.45am - 3.30pm

Monday 1 January: 10am - 3.45pm

Tuesday 2 January: normal hours resume of Monday-Saturday 9.30am-5pm and Sunday 11.45am-3.30pm.

Refectory Bakery and Café

Christmas Eve: 8am - 1pm

Christmas Day to Friday 29 December: Closed

Saturday 30 December: 8.30am - 3.30pm

Sunday 31 December: 8.30am - 3.30pm

Monday 1 January: Closed

Tuesday 2 January: 8.30am - 3.30pm

Wednesday 3 January: normal hours resume of Monday to Saturday 8am to 6pm and Sunday 8am to 4pm.


The Library will close at 4pm on Thursday 21 December 2023, reopening at 10am on Tuesday 2 January 2024.

The Cathedral’s Gift Shop has lots of inspiration for the perfect presents, as well as Christmas cards, Advent calendars and nativity sets.

Festive offers include four packs of selected Cathedral Christmas cards for £20 and two Cathedral ceramic decorations for £10.