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

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





Wed 27 May, 5.45pm for the Informal Drinks Reception in the Chapter House; 6.45pm for the Question and Answer Session in the Cathedral
Talk by Alexander McCall Smith
Author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series etc
Tickets for the Informal Drinks Reception: £10* priority seating
Tickets for the Question & Answer session: £8.50* unreserved seating
* Tickets subject to a £2.50 booking fee per transaction
Book by calling  0845 6521823 (Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm) or online from www.3choirs.org  
For more information



Thurs 28 May, 6pm
Lecture by Sir Robert Worcester
Chairman of Magna Carta 800th Committee

'Bad King John?  Did he do good at the end?  The relevance of the Magna Carta in the 21st Century'  

 To be h

eld in the Quire in the sight of King John's tomb.  Including a pre-lecture reception in the Nave.  Tickets £10, in person from the Cathedral Shop, Cathedral online shop or call 01905 732924 (+ 50p postage).
As of 22/5/15 tickets have nearly sold out, there are only a few left.

Kindly sponsored by SME Solicitors.


Fri 29 May, from 6.30pm
The bells will be rung to commemorate the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660. 



Liberteas_logo.jpg Wed 15 July, 2.30 - 4pm
A LiberTea talk on Suffragettes by Canon Georgina Byrne
On the anniversary of Emmeline Pankhurst's birthday.
Tickets £10 include tea or coffee and a slice of delicious homemade cake.  The Guesten, 15 College Green.
To book call the Chapter Office on 01905 732900

Liberteas_logo.jpg Wed 5 August, 2 - 4pm
A LiberTea talk on Simon de Montfort and the Battle of Evesham by historian Tim Porter
To commemorate the 750th anniversary of the first Parliament.
Tickets £10 include tea or coffee and a slice of delicious homemade cake.  The Guesten, 15 College Green.
To book call the Chapter Office on 01905 732900
Liberteas_logo.jpg Wed 23 September, 2.30 - 4pm
A LiberTea talk on Slavery by Professor Suzanne Schwarz
'Fair Trade':  Slavery, Abolition and Ethical Trade in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries.
Tickets £10 include tea or coffee and a slice of delicious homemade cake.  The Guesten, 15 College Green.
To book call the Chapter Office on 01905 732900


Saturday 12 September, 10am - 4pm
Heritage Open Day






Sat 19 September, 9.15am - 5pm
Langland Study Day
The Worcestershire poet William Langland wrote his epic poem Piers Plowman 650 years.  His quest for how to live a good moral life still move us, disturbs us and makes us laugh.  A panel of distinguished speakers on Langland and his poem, and on medieval life, literature and music.  A joint event of Worcester Cathedral - Autumn in Malvern Festival - International Piers Plowman Society.  
Tickets £30 to include tea/coffee and lunch will be available soon from Worcester Live Box Office 01905 611427.  
Booking accepted until 12 September.  
For information about disabled access contact the Cathedral office 01905 732900.
All profits, after expenses, go to Cathedral funds
For full details 
For further information



Tues 6 October, 6pm
The Worcester Lecture
Sir Paul Collier CBE
At this year’s joint Cathedral and University of Worcester lecture we reflect on the themes of immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st Century – central to Sir Paul Collier’s widely applauded recent book ‘Exodus’.
Cathedral Nave, free to attend.




College Hall. 
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    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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