Chris Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral Events 

Christ Church Cathedral (founded c.1028) is the spiritual heart of Dublin City, and one of Ireland's top visitor attractions. It is also a wonderful events venue and we are pleased to present our progamme of events for the year. It's ever-changing, so please visit us often. The events presented below are in date order and most are bookable online. You can also filter them by month, or by your interests. Note: The famous Christ Church Cathedral Christmas Carols are booking fast. Book early to avoid disappointment - they book out every year!

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What are you afraid of?
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (19:00-22:00)

What are you afraid of?

This Halloween night, you’re invited to bring your fears and hold them up to see them in a different light. Christ Church Cathedral will be open from 7pm with interactive prayer installations relating to day-to-day fears. An alternative style All Saints’ Eucharist begins at 8pm.

The Memory Symphony Premiere
Saturday, November 04, 2017 (20:00hrs)

The Memory Symphony Premiere

The World Premiere of Dave Flynn's Memory Orchestra with special guest Máirtín O'Connor

Coming Soon

New Dublin Voices - Zoltán Kodály Remembrance Concert
Monday, December 04, 2017 (20:00hrs)

New Dublin Voices - Zoltán Kodály Remembrance Concert

UNESCO has designated 2017 as a special Zoltán Kodály anniversary year. We are delighted to have the New Dublin Voices performing the famous Hungarian composer’s works at the Christ Church Cathedral.

Watching and Waiting
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 (19:00 - 21:00)

Watching and Waiting

This time of year can be so busy we need to make space to prepare for the celebration of Christmas: the birth of Jesus, who came into the world to be ‘God with us’. The cathedral offers spaces for quiet prayer and reflections during the evening led by the Dean.

An Irish Carol, Christmas Trees, and a Rose - Chamber Choir Ireland
Saturday, December 09, 2017 (20:00hrs)

An Irish Carol, Christmas Trees, and a Rose - Chamber Choir Ireland

Join Chamber Choir Ireland for a very special seasonal concert. A highlight of the festive season, this years programme will feature The Christmas Story by Hugo Distler and a beautiful grouping of carols by Irish composers; Rhona Clarke, Gerald Barry, Frank Corcoran, Eoghan Desmond and Eric Sweeney.

Watching and Waiting
Saturday, December 09, 2017 (10:30 - 13:00)

Watching and Waiting

This time of year can be so busy we need to make space to prepare for the celebration of Christmas: the birth of Jesus, who came into the world to be ‘God with us’. This morning, built around the theme of ‘Watching and Waiting’, will be led by the Dean.

Candlelight Carols with the Park Singers
Sunday, December 10, 2017 (20:00hrs)

Candlelight Carols with the Park Singers

Join the Park Singers, under the direction of Órla Gillan, for a beautiful evening of festive song in Christ Church Cathedral. The program will include Benjamin Britten's 'A Ceremony of Carols' as well as a selection of popular Christmas classics.

Tuesday Night, 'Carols by Candlelight' CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 (20:00hrs)

Tuesday Night, 'Carols by Candlelight' CHRISTMAS CONCERT

A special way to celebrate Christmas. Under the direction of Ian Keatley, Organist and Director of Music at Christ Church, the choir will be accompanied by acclaimed organist and composer David Bremner. Buy TUESDAY tickets here. 

Wednesday Night, 'Carols by Candlenight' CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 (20:00hrs)

Wednesday Night, 'Carols by Candlenight' CHRISTMAS CONCERT

A special way to celebrate Christmas. Under the direction of Ian Keatley, Organist and Director of Music at Christ Church, the choir will be accompanied by acclaimed organist and composer David Bremner. Buy WEDNESDAY tickets here. 

Thursday Night, 'Carols by Candlenight' CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Thursday, December 14, 2017 (20:00hrs)

Thursday Night, 'Carols by Candlenight' CHRISTMAS CONCERT

A special way to celebrate Christmas. Under the direction of Ian Keatley, Organist and Director of Music at Christ Church, the choir will be accompanied by acclaimed organist and composer David Bremner. Buy THURSDAY tickets here. Side Aisle seats still available.

Noël - Mornington Singers Christmas Concert
Saturday, December 16, 2017 (20:00hrs)

Noël - Mornington Singers Christmas Concert

Mornington Singers and conductor Orla Flanagan return to Christ Church Cathedral for their annual Christmas concert. Soak up the festive atmosphere with a treasury of Christmas carols through the centuries, in this beautiful, ancient cathedral.

A Quiet Christmas
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 (19:30 - 21:00)

A Quiet Christmas

The holiday season can be a difficult and stressful time. We might be facing family tensions, financial stresses or the pain of bereavement. All are welcome to join us for this service Taizé chant and Holy Communion with prayers for wholeness and healing.

Dublin Ukulele Collective & The High Hopes Choir
Thursday, December 21, 2017 (20:00hrs)

Dublin Ukulele Collective & The High Hopes Choir

The perfect Christmas Office Party alternative. Show your company’s true altruistic ethos at this very special candle-lit fund-raiser for the homeless performed by the homeless High Hopes Choir and Dublin Ukulele Collective. Tickets include festive wine reception.