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Ice Rink 2017
The ice rink will be open from 20 November 2017 to 7 January 2018

Booking is advised as weekends and school holidays will be very busy and it may not be possible to purchase tickets on the day.

Please give yourselves plenty of time to travel, park and get to the Ice Rink. At weekends during the Christmas Market the site is extremely busy and queuing systems are in place.


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A session lasts for 1 hour and includes time to fit skates.

Minimum age and adult supervision 
For all sessions, unless otherwise stated, the minimum age for children to skate is 4 years old. All 4 to 7 year olds must be accompanied onto the ice by an adult (someone 18 years old and above) in skates, up to a maximum of 5 children per adult. We recommend that children under the age of 12 are accompanied by an adult (the adult need not be skating).

Open every day (excluding Christmas Day): 10am, 11.00am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.30pm 3.30pm, 4.45pm, 5.45pm,7pm, 8pm

Adults £11.50
Children 4-7: £6.95
Children 8-18: £9.50
Student / Senior £9.50
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children)
Group of 15+ - 10% discount
All tickets incur a 75p per person booking fee (£1 if booking by telephone) Capped at £5 per transaction. 
Family Tickets please add qualifying tickets to the basket and the discount will be automatically applied before payment is taken.
For wheelchair bookings please contact the box office.

Once purchased tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged unless a session is cancelled.

Penguin skating aids can be hired at the ice rink for £5, these are strictly on a first come first served basis and tickets are not refundable should a penguin not be available. Please arrive early for your session if you require to hire one.

The Ice rink has a roof and is open in all weather, please dress accordingly for the weather and be advised that if you fall over you may get wet !

Catering Options can be purchased when you book your tickets, Please note that only purchases made more than 48 hours before your skate time are guaranteed. If you are booking less than 48 hours before please go to The Ice Rink Café and make your purchase there.

Ice Rink Ticket Office - 01962 857275
From 20th November a dedicated Ice Rink Box Office located next to the ice rink and will be open 9.30am - 8pm daily.
20/11/2017 to 07/01/2018
Winchester Music Club - Brahms Requiem
Winchester Music Club - Brahms Requiem
25th November - 7:30pm
Winchester Cathedral

Brahms Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny)
Winchester Music Club Choir & Orchestra
Winchester College Glee Club and Quiristers
Julie Cooper – Soprano
James Newby – Baritone
David Thomas – Conductor
Jamal Sutton – Organist
Almost exactly 150 years after its first performance, WMC and Winchester College perform one of the greatest choral works of the 19th century, Brahms' German Requiem, along with the less well-known but equally beautiful Song of Destiny. James Newby, winner of the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Award, and Julie Cooper,  best known as a member of award-winning choir The Sixteen, join us as soloists in the magnificent space of Winchester Cathedral.

Tickets from £10 - £35 (plus .75p booking fee) available from Winchester Cathedral Box Office
01962 857275
Available from 10am on Monday 11th September
25/11/2017 19:30
Ashton Singers - French and German Baroque music for Advent and Christmas

Saturday 25 November 2017 - 7.30pm

In the beautiful setting of St Cross Church the Ashton Singers, with period instruments led by Julia Bishop, present French and German Baroque music for Advent and Christmas, including Charpentier’s oratorio  In nativitatem Domini canticum H. 416, with motets by J.M.Bach, Buxtehude, Praetorius, Scheidt and Schein. A wine and juice bar will be available during the interval.

Julia Bishop, Sarah Bealby-Wright: violins
Clare Barwick: viola
Hilary Brook: bass violin
Sophie Middleditch, Will Summers: recorders, flutes
Andrew Kerr, violone
Nigel Gardner, chamber organ
Julian Macey: conductor

Tickets £15 + 75p booking fee (£1 if booking by telephone) Available from The Box Office on 01962 857275, Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm, Saturday 11am - 3pm, Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays. 

25/11/2017 19:30
A Christmas Celebration
Thursday 7th December 2017 - 7.45pm
Winchester Cathedral


A number of high profile personalities from the world of TV and film, including David Tennant, Hugh Bonneville, Olivia Colman and Timothy West are all set to play their part in what will be an uplifting variety of festive and magical performances. All in support of two local charities, Breast Cancer Haven and The Murray Parish Trust.

On Sale 10am Monday 11th September 2017

Tickets £40 & £30 + 75p booking fee (£1 if booking by telephone) - Available from the Box Office 01962 857275
07/12/2017 19:45
Advent with Sansara
Friday 8th December, 7.30pm at The Church of St. Cross Hospital
Sansara are delighted to be back in Winchester for Christmas 2017.
Presenting an Advent programme of choral masterpieces from the Renaissance, alongside pieces from the 20th century and brand new compositions.

Adults £15; Students/Children £7 (.75p booking fee applies)
Tickets are available to book on-line or by calling the Cathedral Box Office on 01962 857275
08/12/2017 19:00
Waynflete Singers - Bach's Christmas Oratorio
Saturday 9th December 2017 - 7.30pm
Winchester Cathedral

Bach's Christmas Oratorio

TheWaynflete Singers perform Bach'sglorious Christmas Oratorio, his great sequence of seasonal cantatas, completewith jubilant choruses, festive trumpets and heart-stirring arias. This will beperformed baroque-style with acclaimed period-instrument ensemble Florilegium, togetherwith an outstanding line up of soloists, under the compelling direction of the Cathedral’s Director of Music, Andrew Lumsden.


RowanPierce, Soprano, 1st prize winner in the prestigious 2017 Grange Festival International Singing Competition.

David Allsopp, Alto

Benjamin Hulett, Tenor

Neal Davies, Bass


Andrew Lumsden, Conductor


Ticket prices: £39.50, £32.50, £24.50, £19.50 (2 for 1 offerapplies) and £12.50 75p booking fee per ticket (£1 if booking by telephone). Booking fees are capped at £5.
Available from The Cathedral Box Office 01962 857275

Tickets on public sale from Monday 9th October

09/12/2017 19:30
All Bells in Paradise in support of Brendoncare

‘All Bells in Paradise’
Sunday 10th December 2017 - 6.30pm
Winchester College Chapel, Porters Lodge Entrance

A feast of seasonal music across five centuries including work by Archer, Handel, Lumsden, Rose and Rutter.
Performed by the highly regarded Winchester Consort, in support of Brendoncare.

Conducted by Barry Rose OBE

Tickets £12.50 + 75p per ticket booking fee (£1 if booking by telephone)
Available from The Box Office on 01962 857275

10/12/2017 18:30
Carol Concert 2017

Friday 15th December 2017, Cathedral Nave, 7pm

An evening of musical entertainment featuring the Cathedral choirs, introduced by BBC South Today's Sally Taylor.

Tickets: £40, £32.50, £27.50, £20, £15 plus 75p per ticket booking fee capped at £5 per transaction (£1 if booked by telephone).

Wheelchair users and carers: please call the box office to book tickets - 01962 857275.

Please note: The £15 tickets are located in the north nave aisle and have a restricted/no view of the performance area.

Tickets On Sale 10am Monday 30 October 2017

15/12/2017 19:00
A Dickensian Christmas
Retroquire, Winchester Cathedral
Saturday 16th December, 7.30pm

Following last year's success, The Sound Ensemble return to present their dramatised interpretation of Dicken's A Christmas Carol, interspersed with music and carols.

Tickets £22 Adults, £20 Senior and £17 Students & Children under 17 (+ .75p booking fee)
Available from the Cathedral Box Office - 01962 857275
16/12/2017 19:30
Southern Voices - O Magnum Mysterium

Saturday 16 December 2017 - 7.30pm
St Cross Church, Winchester
Southern Voices - O Magnum Mysterium

A Christmas Concert
(conducted by Mark Williams)

Tickets £16, Concessions £14, Children 17 and under £5 + 75p per ticket booking fee (£1 if booking by telephone) Capped at £5 per transaction
Available from The Box Office on 01962 857275, Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm, Saturday 11am - 3pm, Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.

16/12/2017 19:30
Tour and Tea - Modern Art

Tour and Tea: Modern Art. 10am

14 March, 12 May, 9 June, 14 July, 11 August, 10 November 2018

Modern art has been commissioned for the Cathedral since the Middle Ages and can be seen throughout this great building. Join one of our guides to discover the Cathedral's works of art and how they came to be here. After the tour enjoy a coffee or hot drink with a homemade cake in the Refectory and discuss and ask questions about what you have seen and experienced in the Cathedral.

Tickets: £12.50 (plus 75p per ticket booking fee, capped at £5) Includes tea or coffee and cake to be taken in the Cathedral Refectory after the tour, available online or by phone on 01962 857 275. Tour last approx 1 hour. Tours must be booked in advance and have limited spaces available.


10/03/2018 to 10/11/2018
Saturday 24th March 2018 - 7pm
Levellers Concert
Winchester Cathedral

With Special Guest Star Ginger Wildheart

On-Sale Friday 20 October 2017

Tickets £28, £25 & £15 + 75p per ticket booking fee (£1 if booking by telephone) capped at £5 per transaction. Available from The Box Office 01962 857275 - 10am - 4pm Monday - Saturday, 11am - 3pm Saturday, Closed Sunday's and Bank Holidays
24/03/2018 19:00
Tour and Tea - This Royal House of Saxon Kings and Saints

Tour & Tea: This Royal House of Saxon Kings and Saints.
28th April, 30th June, 25th August, 29th September 2018 
Tour at 10 am followed by Coffee/Tea & Cake at 11.15 am in the Cathedral Refectory.

The Anglo Saxon Minster and its role in the birth of the English nation, the personalities who inhabited it and the traces which are still visible today.  Part of this tour is outside on slightly uneven ground, suitable clothing and footwear should be worn.

Tickets: £12.50 (plus 75p per ticket booking fee, capped at £5). Includes tea or coffee and cake taken in the Cathedral Refectory after the tour, available online or by phone on 01962 857 275. Tour lasts approx. 1 hour, please check in at the Cathedral entrance desk on arrival to be introduced to your guide..


28/04/2018 to 29/09/2018