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Dubbed ‘England’s Christmas Capital,’ from the moment the lights switch on midway through November, Winchester is alive with a range of festive activities carrying on into the New Year.

Visitors travel from across the UK and Europe to experience the internationally renowned Christmas Market and ice rink in the Winchester Cathedral, captivating lantern parade and bustling independent shops and award-winning eateries.

Take a look at the Christmas in Winchester Guide 2018 for a full list of events including Cathedral services.