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Winter Solstice Service of Light

The Monastery

december, 2021

tue21dec2:00 pm3:30 amWinter Solstice Service of LightJoin us as we celebrate the winter solstice, Christmas, Yule, and other seasonal festivals in this Universal Worship ceremony2:00 pm - 3:30 am

winter solstice

Event Details

Winter Solstice Universal Worship Service of Light for people of all beliefs.

Please join us as we celebrate the Winter Solstice, Christmas, Yule, and other seasonal festivals, with music, poetry, meditation and lots of fun. The Solstice point is at 3.58pm GMT when, traditionally the world stands still and then the light begins to return.


At this time of year, in the Northern Hemisphere, many traditions celebrate the coming of the light in so many ways. We will create our own celebration for 2021, whilst honouring the traditions. There will be live music and a Yuletide carol to join in with before ‘toasting and boasting’ our way into the the new light, each silently lighting a candle as the world stands still. Expect a service that is deeply moving and jolly in equal measures.

Live music will be provided by John Hofton and Grainne Gordon.


No need to book tickets, just come along on the day. Free entry and parking. Donations gratefully received.

Time

(Tuesday) 2:00 pm - 3:30 am

Location

The Monastery Manchester

89, Gorton Lane

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