Advent & Christmas at Wantage Parish

All events open to all, free of charge. There will be collections at some events for our Christmas Appeal charities, and for the work of the church.

Parish Church of Ss Peter & Paul


Sun 27 Nov 6pm, Procession of Advent Carols: start the countdown to Christmas with the Choir

Fri 2 Dec 6 – 9pm, Dickensian Evening: an evening of festive stalls and refreshments

Wed 7 Dec 7pm, Mayor’s Carols: a concert of festive music from local schools and music groups, hosted by The Worshipful The Mayor of Wantage, Cllr Jim Sibbald

Sun 18 Dec *7pm* Lessons & Carols: get into the Christmas spirit with this traditional mix of choral music and singalong favourites. Please note later than usual time this year due to the World Cup Final!

Christmas Eve 3pm, Crib Service: a family favourite, with some special guest appearances...!

Christmas Eve 11pm, Midnight Mass

Christmas Day: 8am & 10.30am



Holy Trinity, Charlton Village Rd


Sat 17 Dec 5pm, Crib Service

Thu 22 Dec 10.30am, Christingle: a relaxed service of Christmas crafts and carols with the Trinity Tots team and friends

Fri 23 Dec 1.30pm, Quiet Christmas followed by TBar: for those who may be finding the festive season a bit much, come along for a gentler celebration followed by tea, cake, and company for anyone who wishes to stay.

Christmas Eve 8pm, First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day, 9.15am