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Cathedral Advent Carol Service

Sunday 2nd December

17:00 - 18:30

Description:The Cathedral Advent Carol Service takes place on Sunday 2 December from 5.00 - 6.30pm. The service includes a beautiful candlelit Advent Procession 'Dawning Light', readings, traditional congregational carols, and music for Advent, including the first performance by the Choir of Wells Cathedral of Richard Allain's "Eight Magnificat Anitphons". The Magnificat Antiphons, or Great Advent Antiphons, have origins as early as the Sixth Century, and are appointed for use at the service of Vespers on the last eight days of Advent, as they refer to the coming of the Messiah. Wells Cathedral Choir will be perform all eight Antiphons as a major part of the Advent Procession, and they will be directed by Matthew Owens, Organist and Master of the Choristers. Please could the congregation be seated by 4.45pm

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