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Sing as part of the NHS Minster Carol Service

Wednesday 4 December 2019

York Minster


York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust staff are warmly invited to join us for the annual NHS Minster Carol service.

The service will take place at York Minster on Wednesday 4 December with an obligatory rehearsal on the day beginning at 1.45pm.


In order to prepare for the event we suggest everyone attend our scheduled rehearsals:


  1. Monday 18 November: 12.30pm – 1.30pm, York Hospital Chapel

  2. Friday 22 November, 8.00am – 9.00am, York Hospital Chapel

  3. Monday 25 November, 12.30pm – 1.30pm, York Hospital Chapel

  4. Friday 29 November, 5.00pm – 6.00pm, York Hospital Chapel

  5. Monday 2 December, 12.30pm – 1.30pm, York Hospital Chapel


  1. Thursday 21 November, 8.00am - 9.00am, Scarborough Hospital Chapel

  2. Friday 22 November, 12.00pm - 1.00pm, Scarborough Hospital Chapel

  3. Monday 25 November, 5.00pm - 6.00pm, Scarborough Hospital Chapel

  4. Friday 29 November, 12.00pm - 1.00pm, Scarborough Hospital Chapel

  5. Monday 2 December, 8.00am - 9.00am, Scarborough Hospital Chapel

Contact the Arts Team for more information:; 01904 725265

Final Rehearsal:

On the day everyone will be required to attend a rehearsal at York Minster starting at 1.45pm. 

If you cannot make this rehearsal then unfortunately you will be unable to participate on the night.

Additional important information:

  • You must bring your own copy of the '100 carols for choirs' book, available to purchase here.

  • You will need to download and print the preparation notes and sheet music for the additional carol which is not in the carol book.  To download this document, including the programme of events, please click here.

  • Dress code for choir members is black and white for ladies, men in dark suits and ties or black jumpers.

Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7.30pm start. We recommend friends and family arrive early to get a seat as staff from NHS Trusts across the region will be in attendance.

You do not need to book a place, but if you would like more information, please contact the Arts Team by clicking here, or phone 01904 725265.




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