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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 9:30am - 4:30pm
Sunday 10:30am - 4pm

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Worcester Cathedral "Guild of Benefactors"

It costs over 2million p.a. to keep the Cathedral alive; 250,000 p.a. to maintain its stone fabric; 250,000 p.a. to provide and support the music. For 250 a year ( 69p a day you could become a member of the Worcester Cathedral "Guild of Benefactors" and join like minded people in helping to ensure and develop the future of the Catherdral. For information on how to join email or download a membership application form.

Job Vacancies - Assistant Warden St Oswald's Hospital and Assistant Bass Lay Clerk

Vanessa Godfrey Appointed New Lay Canon and Member of Cathedral Chapter

To see a copy of the Autumn Newsletter

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Photographic Competition 2014
1st Prize - £70
Over 18 - Mark Evans
Under 18 - Ryan Coopey
2nd Prize - £35
Over 18 - Simon Meeds
Under 18 - William Edmondson
3rd Prize - £20
Over 18 - Eric Williams
Under 18 - Oliver Daniels
Thank you to all who entered.
Cathedral Events

Thursday 23 and Friday 24 October
There will be no Turn up for a Tour due to the matinee performances of Julius Caesar

Wed 22 to Sat 25 October, 7.30pm
Thurs 23 & Fri 24 October, 1.30pm matinee
William Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar'
by the Worcester Repertory company.
For more information.

Tues 28 and Wed 29 October

Sat 1 November, 1.10-1.50pm
Lunchtime recital by
Ladybrook Singers Stockport.
Free admission retiring collection

Thur 6 November, 6pm
Worcester Lecture
General the Lord Dannatt.
Chief of the General Staff.
Free admission no tickets required.
For more information

Fri 7 November, 7.30pm
Concert by The Sixteen.

Sun 9 November
10am Service for Remembrance Day
11am Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial

Fri 14 November, 3pm & 7pm.
Lights of Love service

Sat 15 November, 7.30pm
Jonathan Dove: 'There was a Child',
Faure: 'Requiem'
Concert by Worcester Festival Choral Society

Fri 28 & Sat 29 November, 10am - 4pm
Sun 30 November, 12.30 - 3.30pm
Craft in the Cloisters Quality gifts refreshments

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This week’s blog is about the recycling of masonry in the Cathedral.

Things to see and do on days out

Normally, at 11am & 2.30pm, Mon to Sat,
£4 per adult, accompanied children free. Pay for your tour at the Cathedral shop.

Guided Tours

Saturdays until end of October 11am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm). 

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

There will be occasions when certain areas of the Cathedral will be closed to the public due to services or events taking place. 

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