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Christmas at the Cathedral- Festive food and fun activities

Come along to this year’s carol service on Monday 9 December, taking place at St John’s Cathedral where you can hear the University of Portsmouth Choir, enjoy the Christmas Tree Exhibition and indulge in some seasonal food.

5.00pm – 6.30pm – DIY Christmas trees

You’ll be able to see all of the DIY Christmas trees that have been created by staff and students as entries to our Christmas tree competition as well as take part in some fun activities and fill up on festive snacks.

6.30pm – 7.30pm – Carols

The Christmas Carol Service will take place and the University of Portsmouth Choir will be performing.

7.45pm – The winner

The winner of the Christmas tree competition will be announced!


The service will take place in the Discovery Centre at St John’s Cathedral, Bishop Crispian Way, Portsmouth, PO1 3HQ. The main entrance to the Discovery Centre is via the Cathedral Car Park.

Christmas poster competition winner

The event poster illustration below was designed by Illustration student Jennifer Healey who won the Christmas poster competition this year.

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