Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market 2018

Winchester Cathedral

Date: 17/11/2018 - 20/12/2018
Time: 17th Nov 2018 10.30AM - 20th Dec 2018 6.30PM Sun-Wed, 8.00PM Thu-Sat
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Saturday 17 November – Thursday 20 December 2018
Sunday to Wednesday, 10.30 – 6.30pm
Thursday to Saturday, 10.30 – 8.00pm

Founded in 2006, Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market is recognised as one of the best in Europe due to its unique location, high quality exhibitors and bustling atmosphere. Christmas gifts, decorations and festive foods can be found in abundance.

About the Christmas Market

Our Christmas Market is inspired by traditional German Christmas markets and attracts more than 350,000 visitors each year. The pretty wooden chalets are situated in the Cathedral’s historic Close surrounding an open-air real ice rink. All our exhibitors have been hand-picked for their interesting, high quality and unique products many of which can’t be bought on the high street.

Food and drink

There’s plenty of choice when it comes to food and drink at the Christmas Market. You’ll find chalets selling festive favourites such as, mulled wine, bratwurst, mince pies and stollen. Alternatively, our Cathedral Refectory and Ice Rink Café Bar & Kitchen provide a warm and comfortable setting with plenty of seating and great menus.

British crafts

We invite many British craftspeople to take part in the Christmas Market. If you’re looking for that special something make sure you visit the jewellers, painters, glass makers and textile artists selling unique gifts and decorations.

Nativity Scene

At the far end of the British Crafts Village you will find an enchanting nativity scene – providing an ideal opportunity to share the Christmas story amongst your party and take a fun photograph for Christmas.


Winchester Cathedral
SO23 9LS