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Christmas Market And Ice Rink Opening Ceremony

16 Nov 2018

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Join us for the official opening of the Christmas Market and Ice Rink and enjoy professional ice skating displays and music from the Cathedral Choristers along with the blessing of the tree.

Following the Opening Ceremony, you will be free to explore the Christmas Market until 8pm.

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A free event – all welcome.

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Friday 16 November – 6.45pm

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Wheelchair users – the Christmas Market is situated in the Cathedral Inner and Outer Close. Although we have worked hard to provide wheelchair access throughout the site some of our chalets remain inaccessible to wheelchair users. We have a team of stewards on duty at all times who are happy to provide assistance if requested. Please be aware that at weekends the Christmas Market is very busy and although level access and ramps are in place the crowds can make these hard to identify and utilise. Please take great care when visiting the site as there are areas of uneven ground and pavements which can be hazardous.
Toilets toilets and disabled toilets and baby changing facilities are available in the Cathedral Visitors’ Centre. There are no toilets in the main area of the Christmas Market.
Dogs dogs are allowed within the Christmas Market but must be on a lead or carried at all times. We do not recommend you bring dogs to the Christmas Market at weekends as the site is very busy.