Festival Services Stained glass angel at Worcester Cathedral

Within the Church Calender year we hold seasonal services in the Cathedral. These are in addition to the regular daily†services.†

Each month we publish a Monthly†Service Scheme which details the music and daily services in that particular month. For further information contact the Chapter Office.

Annual Festival Services:-

Date Day Time Service
31 January 6.30pm

Service of readings and Music for Candlemas

2 February Candlemas 5.30pm Cathedral Eucharist with Procession of Candles
10 February Ash Wednesday 5.30pm Sung Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes
14 February St Valentine's Day 6.30pm Service with the Renewal of Marriage Vows
29 February St Oswald's Day 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
6 March Mothering Sunday 10.30am Sung Eucharist
13 March 4pm County Civic Service
20 March Palm Sunday



Sung Eucharist with Procession of Palms

Service of Readings and Music for Holy week

21 March Holy Week: Monday 11am Chrism Eucharist
20/21/22 March† Holy Week: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday 8pm Compline with Address
24 March Maundy Thursday 8pm The Liturgy of Maundy Thursday
25 March Good Friday 12noon
Service of the Word
The Liturgy of Good Friday
26 March Easter Eve 8pm The Easter Liturgy with Baptism and Confirmation
27 March Easter Day


BBC Morning Worship (BBC Broadcast for Radio 4 Live - please be seated by 7.45am)
Sung Eucharist
BBC Choral Evensong (BBC Broadcast for Radio 3 Live - please be seated by 2.40pm)
5 May Ascension Day 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
15 May Pentecost (Whitsunday) 10.30am
Sungl Eucharist
Sung Eucharist with Baptism and Confirmation
26 May Corpus Christi 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
12 June 4.00pm Civic Service, celebrating the ninetieth birthday of HM The Queen
26 June 10.30am
Ordination of Priests
Ordination of Deacons
2 October Harvest Thanksgiving 10.30am
Sung Eucharist
County Harvest Service
8 September Patronal Festival 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
1 November All Saints' Day 7.30pm Cathedral Eucharist
2 November All Souls' Day 7.30pm Sung Eucharist
13 November Remembrance Sunday 10am
Service of† Remembrance
Act of Remembrance at City War Memorial
Cathedral Eucharist
20 November Christ the King 6.30pm Sung Eucharist with Baptism and Confirmation
27 November Advent Sunday 6.30pm Advent Procession
22 December 6.30pm Cathedral Carol Service
23 December 6.30pm Cathedral Carol Service
24 December Christmas Eve 3pm
Crib Service
Evening Service with Carols
Midnight Eucharist
25 December Christmas Day 10.30am
Sung Eucharist
Choral Evensong
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