Each year we have a large number of Events that are held here at Worcester Cathedral.

See further below how to apply to hold an event here.  

Forthcoming Events
For more details click the link to the Whats On? calendar page

For details of Exhibitions held at Worcester Cathedral ...
For details of Concerts held at Worcester Cathedral ...


 Click here for details of Magna Carta Events during 2015 at Worcester Cathedral



Saturday 13 February, 11am - 4pm
More than Kisses’ Calligraphy workshop
Chapter House
Part of the Love Worcester Heritage Festival
Artist Elizabeth Beattie guides you in the beautiful hand craft of Calligraphy, with an opportunity to create your own personalised Valentine card to take away.  

Tickets £15.00. Booking essential via the Cathedral Chapter Office on 01905 732900
The class will be limited to approx. 20 - 25 people and this will allow lots of 1:1 tuition.

It is suitable for adults and teenagers
Art material and tea/coffee will be included (lunch not included).
Bring an apron and disks/containers to mix the inks in.
For details about the artist, visit her website www.emerybeattie.co.uk

Love Worcester

Saturday 13 - Saturday 20 February, 9am - 5pm
Love themed self-guided trail
Pick up a free leaflet and follow a trail that highlights the interesting love stories connected to the cathedral including Shakespeare, Elgar and the Royals.


Saturday 13 - Sunday 21 February, 9am - 5pm
Find Fruits, Flowers and Fossils
Free family trail to follow, including a safari back pack to borrow to help you in your research.


Sun 14 February, 6.30 - 7.30pm
Renewal of Marriage Vows Service
Renew your vows before going out for a romantic meal!


Wed 17 and Thurs 18 February, 10.30am - 12.30pm and 2.00 - 4.00pm
Love Getting Messy
Drop-in messy church craft activities for families.  Free to join.


Pilgrim:  A  Course for the Christian Journey
Discussion groups exploring the Christian Faith
Further details available inside the Cathedral

Thurs 18 February, 2.00 - 6.30pm
Community Connect Event

Come and meet community groups from within Worcestershire with a focus on health and wellbeing. Admission is free.

Worcestershire community micro-enterprise project is hosting a ‘Community Connect’ event in Worcester Cathedral Chapter house, to raise awareness of Community Catalysts social enterprise groups and showcase what they offer. Community Catalysts work across the UK and have nurtured 68 community ventures who support more than 900 older or disabled people. They try to make sure that people who need care and support to live their lives can get that help in ways, times and places that suit them, with real choice of attractive local options.

If you are interested to hear how you or someone you know can receive support or if you would like to help any of these groups please do also come along to find out more.


Thurs 18 February, 2.00 - 2.45pm
Did King John Love Worcester?
A talk by King John's tomb, in the 800th Anniversary year of his death.  Hear about his life, loves and disputes running up to him sealing Magna Carta £6.  Call 01905 732900

Sat 19 March, 1.30 - 5pm
Be a Chorister for an Afternoon
followed by Evensong
For children 7 upwards


Thur 7 - Sat 9 April
King John Conference
For more information

Thurs 28 April, 7.30pm
Henry V
Details on price of tickets and how to book them will be available shortly.

Thurs 23 June, 7 - 8.15pm
'75 Years On:  The place of religion in our Society Today'
University Lecture by Charles Clarke, MP
The inaugural lecture for The Malvern Conference.
Open to all, no tickets required.

HOD_small.jpg Sat 10 September, 10am - 4pm
Heritage Open Day
Events in and around the Cathedral

Sat 1 October
Big Bible Study

Sat 15 October
Festival of Healing


Tues 18 October, 7pm & 9.15pm; Tues 18 - Sat 22 October, 7.30pm;
Weds 19 - Sat 22 October, 2pm
William Shakespeare: 'King John'
Performed by Worcester Repertory Company
Directed by Chris Jaeger
Tickets will be available from January 2016 from Worcester Live Box Office 01905 611427




    We have a variety of Events held here at Worcester Cathedral:-

    • Arts Events - Exhibitions, Plays, Filming, Recording, Poetry Workshops, Re-enactments, Talks and Lectures.

    • Musical Events - Concerts, Free Recitals, Three Choirs Festival, Childrens musical events.

    • Open Days - Heritage Open Day, Cathedral Community Day, other Festivals.

    • Educational activities - Our own in house events, also others linked with the Diocese and Worcestershire County council.

    • Religious Events - Advent lectures and Lent courses. 

    • Meetings, training, business away days, conferences and lectures

    • Functions - including hospitality for celebrations, receptions, private and business breakfasts, lunches, suppers and dinners, large and small, formal and informal.

    Different spaces within the Cathedral can be hired for these various events.

    If you are interested in applying to hold an Event here, then please email us with your enquiry.   

    Photograph of Exhibition - 'Faith on the Move' courtesy of the Standard Newspaper



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