Carol Services 2007

* Birmingham

December 17, 1pm, Tickets £5, available on the door, recorded for BBC WM

December 24 at 5.30pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 0121 262 1840, http://www.birminghamcathedral.com/welcome/

* Bristol

December 23 at 3.30pm, free entry, no tickets

December 24 at 3.30pm, free entry, no tickets, arrive early to avoid disappointment

Telephone: 0117 926 4879, http://www.bristol-cathedral.co.uk/index.php?id=1

* Cambridge (King’s College)

December 24 at 3pm

‘Hopefuls start queuing as much as three days before, although normally anyone joining the queue before 9.30am will gain admission. The queue is admitted at 1.30pm. Entry is free.’

Telephone: 01223 331 100, http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/chapel/

* Canterbury

December 23 at 3pm, free, no ticket required

December 24 at 3pm, tickets required (this event is already fully subscribed).

Telephone: 01227 762862, http://www.canterbury-cathedral.org/

* Cardiff (Llandaff)

December 24 at 3.30pm, no tickets required but please arrive early to avoid disappointment

Telephone: 02920 564554, http://www.llandaffcathedral.org.uk

* Carlisle

December 24 at 6.30pm, no tickets required, but please arrive in good time

Telephone: 01228 548151, http://www.carlislecathedral.org.uk/

* Chester

December 24 at 3.30pm, free entry, no ticket required.

Telephone: 01244 324756, http://www.chestercathedral.com/index.asp

* Chichester

December 23 at 3pm, free entry, no ticket required, doors open at 2pm.

Telephone: 01243 782595, http://www.chichestercathedral.org.uk/primaryframes.html

* Coventry

December 24 at 7pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 024 7652 1200, http://www.coventrycathedral.org.uk/

* Durham

December 22 at 7pm, free entry, no ticket required, but please arrive well in advance

December 24 at 3pm, free entry, no ticket required, but please arrive well in advance

Telephone: 0191 386 4266, http://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/

* Edinburgh

December 24 at 7.30pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 0131 225 6293, http://www.cathedral.net/

* Ely

December 23 at 6pm, free entry, no ticket required

December 24 at 6pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 01353 667735, http://www.cathedral.ely.anglican.org/

* Exeter

December 24 at 6pm, no tickets required, but please arrive early as numbers are restricted.

Telephone: 01392 285 983, http://www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/

* Hereford

December 22 at 7pm, entry by ticket only

December 23 at 7pm, entry by ticket only

Telephone: 01432 374212, http://www.herefordcathedral.org/

* Lichfield

December 24 at 3.30pm, free entry, no ticket required

December 26 at 3.30pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 01543 306100, http://lichfield-cathedral.org/index.htm

* Lincoln

December 24 at 4pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 01522 561632, http://www.lincolncathedral.com/

* Liverpool

December 23 at 3pm, traditional service of carols and lessons, free entry, no ticket required

December 24 at 3pm, short service of carols and readings, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 0151 709 6271, http://www.liverpoolcathedral.org.uk/

* London St Pauls

December 23 at 4pm, all welcome

December 24 at 4pm, all welcome

Telephone: 020 7236 4128 / 7246 8350, http://www.stpauls.co.uk

* London Westminster Abbey

December 24 at 4pm, tickets are not required, but please arrive early to secure a seat

Telephone: 020 7222 5152, http://www.westminster-abbey.org/

* Manchester

December 22 at 7.30pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 0161 833 2220, http://manchestercathedral.org/

* Newcastle

December 24 at 6pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 0191 232 1939, http://www.newcastle-ang-cathedral-stnicholas.org.uk/

* Norwich

December 24 at 3.30pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 01603 218300, http://www.cathedral.org.uk/

* Oxford (Christ Church)

December 23 at 6pm, free entry, no ticket required

December 24 at 3pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 01865 276155, http://www.chch.ox.ac.uk

* Peterborough

December 24 at 4pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 01733 343342, http://www.peterborough-cathedral.org.uk/index.htm

* Ripon

December 23 at 5.30pm, free entry, no ticket required

December 24 at 5.30pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 01765 603462, http://www.riponcathedral.org.uk/

* St Albans

December 22 at 8pm, tickets required

December 23 at 8pm, tickets required

Tickets are by postal ballot to arrive no later than 30 November, but any returned tickets will be available to personal callers at the information desk from 10 December.

Telephone: 01727 860780, http://www.stalbanscathedral.org.uk

* Bury St Edmunds

December 23 at 7pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 01284 748720, http://www.stedscathedral.co.uk/index.htm

* Salisbury

December 22 at 7pm, no tickets required, doors open at 6pm

December 23 at 7pm, no tickets required, doors open at 6pm

Telephone: 01722 555 128, http://www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/index.php

* Sheffield

December 22 at 5pm, tickets £6 to include mince pies and mulled wine

December 22 at 8pm, tickets £9 to include buffet supper

December 24 at 7pm, free entry, no ticket required

Tickets available from The Blue Moon Café, St James Row, 0114 276 3443

Telephone: 0114 275 3434, http://www.sheffield-cathedral.co.uk

* Tewkesbury Abbey

December 23 at 6pm, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 01684 850959, http://www.tewkesburyabbey.org.uk/

* Truro

December 23 at 7pm, tickets required

December 24 at 7pm, tickets required

Due to unprecedented demand, it is likely that all tickets for both services will be sold out

Telephone: 01872 276782, http://www.trurocathedral.org.uk

* Wakefield

December 21, Carols by candlelight, tickets £7.50, available on the door

December 23 at 4pm, service of nine lessons and carols, free entry, no ticket required

Telephone: 01924 373923, http://www.wakefieldcathedral.org.uk/

* Wells

December 23 at 4pm, free entry, no ticket required, but it will be extremely busy so arrive early

Telephone: 01749 674483, http://www.wellscathedral.org.uk/index.php

* Winchester

December 18 at 6.30pm, no tickets required, but spaces available to the public are restricted

December 20 at 6.30pm, no tickets required, doors open at 5.15pm

December 21 at 6.30pm, no tickets required, doors open at 5.15pm

Telephone: 01962 857200, http://www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk/new/

* York

December 23 at 4pm, free entry, no ticket required, doors open shortly after 2pm

December 24 at 4pm, free entry, no ticket required, doors open shortly after 2pm

Telephone: 01904 557216, http://www.yorkminster.org