Annual Legal Service - York Minster 
Sunday 15th October 2017 at 11.30 am

Annual Service in York Minster to mark the beginning of the Legal Year

The Dean and Chapter of York have arranged with the High Sheriff of North Yorkshire that the Annual Service at the Minster will take place at 11.30 a.m. on Sunday 15 th October 2017. 

Special arrangements are being made for High Court Judges, Circuit Judges, Tribunal Judges, District Judges, Queen’s Counsel, and other members of the Bar attending in robes. They are asked to let me know in the event of their wishing to attend, and full details will then be issued. 

The Preacher this year will be the Venerable Simon Golding CBE the Honorary Chaplain to the High Sheriff of North Yorkshire and the collection will be donated equally between York Minster and the Police Treatment Centre, Harrogate. 

Seats will be reserved in the congregation for spouses, families and guests of those attending in robes and for all others who apply for tickets before 1st September 2017. Admission tickets will be sent out in the second half of September. 

Applications to be sent by email to: 


Applications giving the applicant’s name ( and also the address to which the tickets should be sent) and should state the number of seats required and, if the applicant is concerned with the administration of the law, the position which he or she holds (e.g. Circuit Judge, Tribunal Judge, District Judge (Civil), District Judge (Magistrates Courts), Queen’s Counsel, Junior Counsel, Coroner, Justice of the Peace, President or Secretary of a Local Law Society, Solicitor, Probation Service, Governor of H M Prison, etc) 

Please note that this year Procession will start and finish at the De Grey Rooms St Leonard's Place York due to the Assembly Rooms closure for repairs 



NEC Legal Service Luncheon - Merchant Taylors' Hall following the Service

£25  adults £10 children

All barristers and their family and friends are warmly welcome to attend this luncheon following the York Legal Service

Please contact Suzy Trott - Circuit Administrator if you wish to book a place or a full table for your party.