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Christmas Event, Wed 28 Dec 2016, free entry

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Christingle Service

Christingle Service

Contact

Canterbury Cathedral Visits

01227 762862

Address

The Precincts,
Canterbury,
CT1 2EH

Details

An annual service held by The Children's Society as part of the national Christingle Celebration. All welcome, especially children.

The Christingle has its origins in a Moravian children’s service held in a castle in Germany on Christmas Eve in 1747.

The congregation will receive:
- an orange ... representing the world
- a red ribbon, tied round the orange ... representing the blood of jesus
- fruits and sweets on four sticks ... representing God's good gifts - the fruits of the earth and the four seasons
- a lighted candle pushed into the centre of the orange ... representing Christ, the light of the world.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 28 Dec 2016 15:00 to 16:00
Doors open at 2.15pm.

Location: Nave

Prices

Free entry

Entry is free to the service.

Location

Directions

See location of Canterbury Cathedral on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 150578  Lat: 51.27959 Long: 1.08189

Canterbury Cathedral is located in the centre of Canterbury, within walking distance of both Canterbury East and West stations. Canterbury is only 30 minutes drive from Dover (continental ferries) and Folkestone (Eurotunnel), making it an ideal stop-over en route to London. Fast speed trains bring passengers from Canterbury to London within 56 minutes.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury East/West station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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