The_Dean__in_red_cope_smaller.jpgThe Very
Peter Atkinson


Worcester Cathedral is a magnificent sight as it rises majestically above the River Severn. Worcester has been the seat of a bishopric since the Seventh Century, and the Cathedral was served by monks until the Reformation. St Oswald and St Wulfstan were among the bishops. Since the Eighteenth Century, the Cathedral has been famous for its part in the annual Three Choirs Festival, the oldest choral festival in existence. Today the Cathedral is the centre of a vibrant community of clergy and laypeople, offering the praises of God each day, serving the city and diocese of Worcester, and attracting visitors from all over the world.

Peter Atkinson, Dean

Daily Services
Sunday Service
7.30am Matins
10.30am The Cathedral Eucharist
8.00am Holy Communion
4.00pm Evensong or Evening Prayer
On some Sundays there is an additional Service at 6:30pm
Monday to Saturday Services
7.30am Matins
11.30am Holy Communion (Friday)
1.05pm Holy Communion (Wednesday)
8.00am Holy Communion
1.05pm Prayers for Sick (Monday)
5.30pm Evensong or Evening Prayer
For other services, and changes to the above, please see the
notice boards or our Monthly Service Scheme

The Cathedral Shop is Open

10.00am -5.00pm Monday to Saturday
12noon - 4pm Sundays
Come and see our great new range of gifts, books, cards and CD's.

Cloister Cafe

Monday to Saturday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sunday 11:30am - 5pm

Shop_inside.jpg Cloister Cafe Now Open

Sponsor a Stone on Edgar Tower

Edgar_Tower_for_website_150.jpgThe Edgar Tower is one of Worcester's oldest structures. This impressive gateway was built in the early 1200's by order of King John, who is buried in Worcester Cathedral and whose legacy lives on in Magna Carta. It is a grade 1 listed Ancient Monument and in Historic England's 'Heritage at Risk register.

We need to raise 250,000 to complete the restoration. Please help us by sponsoring a stone from 50, which will be engraved in your chosen initials. You will also receive a certificate containing your personal dedication of up to 30 words. Every donation and dedication is recorded in a Commemorative Ledger.
Please click here to go to the Edgar Tower page.

Love Worcester
Click here for video

Love Heritage

Safeguarding Policy

Job Vacancies
Click here 

Newsletter Summer/Autumn newsletter 2017

Coming Soon! Photography Competition Exhibition

Big Bible Study 2017
Become a Benefactor
Click here for more information
Download a Pilgrim Trail using the links below

Visit out new online store


Military Wives Concert 22 November, 7.30pm
The Armed Man Concert 30 September, 7.30pm. Tickets from Worcester Live 01905 611427
Cathedral Events

Sat 9  - Sunday 24 September
Photographic Competition Exhibition
Dean's Chapel

 23 September, 10.30am
Tiny Talk Baby Signing Classes
Booking essential

Sunday 24 September
Evensong commemorating the centenary of the Battle of Passchedaele

Sat 30 September, 10am - 1pm registration from 9.30am
The Big Bible Study 2017
St George's Roman Catholic Church, Worcester, WR1 1UG
£4pp including a soup and bread lunch
Email to book your place

Sat 30 September, 7.30pm
The Armed Man - a mass for peace
Tickets from Worcester Live 01905 611427

Sunday 1 October, 6.30pm
County Harvest Festival Service
Sung by Worcester Cathedral Voluntary Choir

Sunday 1 October - Thursday 12 October
'Treasure' Exhibition
Dean's Chapel

Saturday 7 October, 6.45pm
9th Anniversary Organ Recital by Colin Walsh, Lincoln Cathedral
Tickets £14 (under 18s free)

Thurs 12 October, 7pm
Beowulf Concert by Armonico Consort Ltd
Tickets £12.50 or £8.50 (children)
Tickets from or 0844 581 0750

Saturday 14 & 21 October, 10.30 - 11.30am
Tiny Talk Baby Signing
Booking essential

Saturday 14 October, 7pm
Festival Service of Church Music by Free Church Choirs
All welcome
Tuesday 17 - Saturday 21 October, 7.30pm and Thursday 19 & Friday 20 October, 1.30pm
Shakespeare's Othello

Wed 22 November, 7.30pm
Military Wives Choir Concert

Wed 20 December, 1.45pm, 4pm and 7.15pm
The Snowman
Tickets and more information here 


Social Media

Follow us on
Follow our tweets in Twitter Follow us on FacebookPinterest.jpgTumblr_logo_small.jpgtripadvisor_logo16.jpg

Why not visit out BLOG Page  and add your comments
This week’s Library blog is - Worcester to York: A Road Much Travelled

Things to see and do on days out
Turn up for a Tour
March - November Mon - Sat 11am & 2.30pm 

December - February Sat 11am & 2.30pm
£5 per adult, accompanied children free
Pay for your tour at the Cathedral shop.

Guided Tours

Click here for opening times in 2017

The Cathedral is open from 7.30am - 6pm daily.

Website Design by WBPT