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Lucia in Hull Minster

12 December 2021
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Saint Lucia’s Day is celebrated most commonly in Scandinavia, with their long dark winters, where it is a major feast day.

12 December 2021
18:30 – 19:30
Hull Minster
10a-11 King Street
Kingston upon Hull
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Free to attend and open for all. No registration needed – seats available on a first come basis

Saint Lucia is called Sankta Lucia in Norwegian, Swedish and Danish, she is represented as a lady in a white dress with a crown or wreath of candles on her head. In Scandinavia, girls dressed as Saint Lucia carry candles in procession as songs are sung, which symbolizes bringing the light of Christianity throughout world darkness.

The event will begin with a procession where choir members carry candle light into the church singing the Lucia song in Scandinavian language. This will be followed by a selection of Christmas songs and textreadings related to Saint Lucia and Christmas.

Falling within the Advent season, Saint Lucia’s Day is these days viewed as an event signalling the arrival of Christmastide, pointing to the arrival of the Light of Christ in the calendar, on Christmas Day. In cooperation with Hull Minster, the Danish Church, and Nordic Chambers and organisations in and around the Humber we are pleased to invite you, your family and friends to this great event – all are welcome including children.

The service is free to attend. Donations welcome.

After the Service we kindly invite you to a reception in Hull Minster’s Café, where Glögg and Danish “brunkager” will be served.

  • Programme
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  • Covid Guidelines!
18.00Doors open
18.30Service start
Lucia choir procession
Christmas Carols
19.30End of Service. We kindly invite you to a reception in Hull Minster’s Café, where Glögg and Danish “brunkager” will be served.
20.15The Minster Closes

A great event like this is a example of being stronger together. It has been made possible by joint effort by many and support of so many more.

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COVID-19 Guidance

Accessing the venue/event relating to Covid-19

We are continually monitoring government and health guidelines to protect our team and our guests. Along with the Hull Minster, we want to provide a safe environment. All guests must comply with government recommendations with regards to self-isolation and if you are feeling unwell or showing any symptoms, we kindly ask you to stay at home. 

  • Hull Minster fortunately is a big place and we can space out and have lot of natural ventilation. Plenty of space!
  • Hand sanitiser will be available at the public entrances and toilet facilities
  • We kindly request attendees to complete a rapid lateral flow test on the day of their event, and two days after. Please report if anyone has tested positive through the test and trace contact.