Upcoming Events at Christ Church

For all services and events, please see the calendar.

Featured upcoming events are:

Christmas Fair

We are pleased to announce the date of our Christmas Fair and it would be great to see you there, whether you are a member of the congregation or just in Harrogate and want to join us.

Saturday 25 November 2023 1-3pm

It should be fun for all ages with Father Christmas joining us and lots of Christmas shopping opportunities.

Entrance will be £1 per adult and free for children.

There will be:

  • Stalls selling lovely gifts and cakes
  • Santa’s grotto
  • Tombola
  • Raffle
  • Refreshments
  • Pre-loved children’s toys

….and lots more, so please come and join us.

If you are able to help us with the fair, either as a volunteer of with donations of cakes, jars of sweets, pre-loved toys in good condition, tombola or raffle prizes then that would be great. We will start collecting names of volunteers and donations in November.

If you are interested in hiring a stall for the event (£15 per table) then please contact the parish office

Advent Carol Service

A candlelit service of Advent Carols and Readings for the beginning of Advent, symbolising the coming of Christ, the coming of the light of the world.

Sunday 3 December 2023 6:30pm

Please be seated by 6:25

Family Christmas Christingle Service & Party

A service for all the family with carols, readings and christingles …. followed by a party in the parish centre.

Sunday 10 December 2023 4pm

Traditional Nine Lessons with Carols

A traditional carol service with scripture, carols, and choir anthems.

Sunday 17 December 2023 6:30pm

There is an option to Zoom this service. Please contact us.

Family Crib Service

A service for all the family with lots of excitement, story and song.

Christmas Eve – Sunday 24 December 2023 4pm

All are welcome to come dressed as a Christmas story character

Midnight Holy Communion

A sung service of Holy Communion across midnight into Christmas.

Christmas Eve – Sunday 24 December 2023 11.30pm

This service is available on Zoom, please contact us.

Christmas Day Services

Monday 25 December 2023

8am – Quiet celebration of Holy Communion (traditional language)

10am – Family celebration of Holy Communion with choir and music

Warm Welcome Space

We are pleased to again offer a warm welcoming space for anyone to use during November 2023 to February 2024 on:

Tuesday 9:30am to 12noon

Wednesday 9:30am to 2pm

Bring work, a book, your knitting or anything else…. or just bring yourself….

Enjoy a cuppa and stay warm


Lunchtime Recitals are are held regularly at Christ Church. For more details see the recitals page

Meet & Eat

Meet & Eat is generally held the third Wednesday of the month, with anyone welcome to pop in for a chat with the bonus of some lunch. For more details see the Meet & Eat page


Connect is due to start Wednesday 10 January and is an opportunity to join us 1:30-3pm once a month for a chat and a hot drink. More details coming soon