Sankta Lucia

Sankta Lucia is the Swedish festival celebrating the triumph of light over the winter darkness. Bring some light into the December darkness with this year’s Sankta Lucia festival - Hexham Abbey Thursday 12th December at 7.00pm. 

Dec 12 2019 - 7:00pm to Dec 12 2019 - 8:00pm

A maiden wearing a crown of candles on her head, leads a candlelit procession of choirs singing traditional Scandinavian songs. This event in supported by Region Västra Göteland and Northumberland County Council.

General admission tickets are free for the 45-minute Luciatåg. If you wish to stay for the reception afterwards, for glōgg and cinnamon buns and a chance to meet our guest Swedish choir, you can order tickets costing £6.00 plus booking fee.
A small numher of tickets Will also be available in Hexham soon. These will be of the free version.

Free tickets for the Luciatag now available at

There will be a reception after the luciatåg with glögg (Spiced wine) and cinamon buns. This also gives you the opportunity to meet the Swedish singers. The tickets for the luciatåg PLUS reception cost £6 (under 18 free) and are also available at 

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