Monday 31st October 2016

Free Hidden Chapel Tours

Mondays: 10am & 11am
Fridays: 11am

Join our expert volunteer guides to discover the fascinating history and hidden treasures of England’s oldest living convent.

Tours are free, last for approximately 45 minutes, and include a visit to our magnificent 18th-century Hidden Chapel.

No need to book – simply meet in the entrance hall by Reception.

Please note that tours are subject to availability; call us on 01904 643 238 before making a special trip.

Bar Convent Hidden Chapel

Wednesday 30th November 2016

Christmas Lunches at The Convent

If you’re looking for somewhere extra special to enjoy a festive lunch this year, look no further! Our fabulous Christmas lunch menu is now available to book. We’ll be serving Christmas lunches between 30th November and 22nd December – make sure you call us soon on 01904 643 238 to avoid disappointment.

Click on the menu below to take a closer look…


Friday 9th December 2016

Puer Natus: A Child is Born

On Friday 9th December we will be hosting The Stamford Bridge Singers for readings and music for Christmas on the theme of Puer Natus: A Child is Born. Tickets are £12 each and include a glass of wine and a mince pie. Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start.

Please book in advance. Our Christmas events sell out year-on-year, so make sure to call us soon.

Ring us 01904 643 238 to book your tickets.


Friday 16th December 2016

The Friends of The BC Carol Concert 2016

A perennial favourite, join us on December 16th 2016 to enjoy a glass of mulled wine, a mince pie or two, and the talents of York Philharmonic Male Voice Choir. This event is being hosted by The Friends of The Bar Convent. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Tickets cost £12, including your glass of wine and mince pie, and can be reserved by calling our Reception team on 01904 643 238.