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

Shop_inside.jpg Cloister Cafe Now Open

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.

Current vacancy
Assistant Bass Lay Clerk post - read more 

Sat 27 Sept, 10am - 1pm
Big Bible Study
For more information

Black Country Flag

Magna Carta 800

Visit out new online store
Visit the Cathedral Shop for a wide range of CDs, cards and gifts

Now live on our interactive Touch Screens and mobile App 'WORCESTER CATHEDRAL'S FIRST WORLD WAR LINKS'. Click below to down load the App before you visit.  

Sat 9 August, 11am
Service to mark the Centenary of the
Outbreak of the First World War.
A service of penitence and peace, to which all are warmly invited and welcome.

Photographic Competition 2014
Closing date 31 July 14. There is now just time to still enter! FIRST PRIZE £70! Entry forms (only £3) can be obtained from the Cathedral Shop. See last years winners.
Cathedral Events

16 July - 31 August, 9am - 5pm
'World War One's Most Famous Chaplain: Woodbine Willie'.
Exhibition  Click here for a short film
Dean's Chapel

Three Choirs Festival
26 July - 2 August

26 July - 3 August
Exhibition by Rob Pointon
Chapter House

Mon 4 August, 12noon - 4pm
Peal of Bells to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War

5 - 31 August
'Winterbourne Revisited'
Exhibition by Sara Hayward
Chapter House

9 - 23 August
Discover Something Different
Tours, Talks, Workshops and Exhibitions
For full information

Tues 12 August, 1.10 - 1.50pm
Free lunchtime piano recital by
Daniel Johnson

12 - 26 August, 9am - 5pm
'Worship' Sculpture by Caro Sweet

Thurs 14 August, 6.30 - 8pm
Talk on Creating Stunning Sculpture by Artist Caro Sweet
£10 per person to include a welcome drink

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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.

The Cathedral is open from 7.30am - 6pm daily.
There will be occasions when certain areas of the Cathedral will be close to the public due to services or events taking place. 

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