Join us for the YEP carol service at Leeds Minster

The YEP's traditional carol service will be held at Leeds Minster again this year.
The YEP's traditional carol service will be held at Leeds Minster again this year.

The date has been announced for the Yorkshire Evening Post's traditional carol service.

Readers are invited to join us for the carol service at Leeds Minster at 7pm on Thursday, December 7.

The service, conducted by Canon Sam Corley, will celebrate the Christmas story and include performances by the church choir and Yorkshire Evening Post Brass Band.

YEP editor Hannah Thaxter said: "The YEP carol service is one of the highlights of the year for our readers and tickets are always in demand.

"It's a fantastic way to get into the Christmas spirit, raise money for Leeds hospices and donate gifts for sick and underprivileged children."

The congregation is invited to bring a small, new gift or toy – which must be labelled with the age and gender of who the gift is intended for – to place under the tree.

These will then be distributed to sick and under-privileged children in Leeds.

Tickets to the event are free, although a minimum £3.50 contribution is requested and will be collected at the church door.

Proceeds will be shared equally between Leeds Minster and the YEP’s Half and Half appeal, which raises funds for St Gemma’s Hospice and Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice.

Book your free tickets

A maximum of four tickets can be booked per person.

Call 0333 207 0743 and select option 5 on weekdays, 9.30am and 5pm.

Alternatively, email with the number of tickets you require.

Please note there are no parking facilities at the minster on the night.

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