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Sankta Lucia Festival in York Minster 8 Dec and in London 17 Dec 2017

When: Friday 8 December 2017 @ 19.30

Where: York Minster, Deansgate , York YO1 7HH

This is an Advent Service incorporating the candle-lit Lucia Procession, traditionally observed in Sweden around St Lucy’s Day to celebrate light in the shortest and darkest days of the year. Over 1,000 people came last year. 

As in previous years it is organised by the York Anglo-Scandinavian Society (YASS) in collaboration with the Dean & Chapter of York Minster.

London Nordic Choir (LNC) conducted by Carina Einarson, will be the choir this year. LNC is an independent choir, based in Marylebone, and founded by Director of Music Carina Einarson with the aim to promote the unique sound of traditional Nordic choral works.

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When: Sunday 17 December 2017 @ 15.00 and 18.00

Where: The Danish Church, St Katharine's, London NW1 4HH

Children from the Saturday School will form the Lucia Procession. The two advent services will include Christmas carols and bible verses in Danish and English.

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