Concerts & Events

Selby Abbey is a world-renowned venue for visiting orchestras, theatrical groups and our very own Selby Abbey Choir. The Abbey offers a packed calendar of events and special concerts throughout the year. The backdrop of this ancient and wonderful Abbey Church ensures the experience is both atmospheric and memorable. For further information about our forthcoming events, see the details below.

Visit the Selby 950 page for all events related to the Selby 950 celebrations.

Visit the Selby Abbey Organ website to view the series of FREE Celebrity Organ Recitals to be performed on the historic William Hill Organ from the nave console.

Christmas Fair

Date: 30 November 2019

Time: 10am

Advent Sunday: Christingle Service

Date: 1 December 2019

Time: 4pm

Advent Sunday: Readings and Music for Advent

Date: 1 December 2019

Time: 6.30pm

Piano Meditations for Advent

Date: 3 December 2019

Time: 12 noon

Advent Reflections

Date: 3 December 2019

Time: 12.00

Location: Selby Abbey

Barefoot piano prayers presents Advent Reflections – solo piano music to soothe the soul written and performed by Catherine E. Holbrook.

Christian Aid ‘Big Sing’ Christmas Concert

Date: 6 December 2019

Time: 6.30pm

‘Light up a Life’ with St Leonard’s Hospice

Date: 8 December 2019

Time: 4pm

Radio York Carol Service

Date: 11 December 2019

Time: 7pm

Concert: Fairburn Singers

Date: 14 December 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Concert: ‘Brass at Christmas’

Date: 20 December 2019

Time: 7.30pm