Enjoy a live music performance 2-3pm in the abbey cellarium. Afterwards, take a stroll and enjoy the abbey lit up in rainbow colours or spot twinkling fairy lights in the trees.
Live choirs and bands performing...
Saturday 25 November: Lucy’s Pop Choir
Sunday 26 November: Stray Notes Community Choir
Saturday 2 December: Harrogate Ladies' College Chapel Choir
Saturday 9 December: Phoenix Concert Band
Saturday 16 December: Thirsk Royal British Legion Band
Sunday 17 December: Euythmia Ensemble
Saturday 23 December: Skelldale Singers
Saturday 30 December: Members of Ripon Choral Society
Sunday 31 December: Ripon Trinity Singers
Please note: this event finishes at 5pm. Lights will be turned off at this time and car parks close at 5:30pm.
Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.Check admission prices
- Meeting point
Entry through any Admissions point. The abbey is a 15 minute walk from the visitor centre, with a steep incline, a 5 minute walk from the West Gate entrance or a 30 minute walk from Studley.
- What to bring and wear
We are an outdoor site so please dress appropriately for the weather and wear sturdy shoes as the ground is uneven in places.
If you'd like a seat for the music performance, please let a member of staff know. Mobility scooters are available to hire until 3pm. Wheelchairs are also available. The abbey is 350 meters from the level access west gate entrance. Access to the abbey is across a level grassy green. When the grass is particularly wet this can be impassable for wheelchairs, mobility scooters and prams.