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
6 January 2018 Epiphany 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
14 January 2018 Epiphany 6.30pm Epiphany Carol Service
19 January 2018 St Wulfstan's Day 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
26 January 2018 5.30pm

St Wulfstan's Evensong

28 January 2018 6.30pm

Readings and Music for Candlemas

2 February 2018 Candlemas 5.30pm Sung Eucharist with Procession of Candles
14 February 2018 Ash Wednesday/St Valentine's Day 5.30pm Sung Eucharist with imposition of Ashes

28 February 2018

St Oswald's Day 5.30pm Sung Eucharist

11 March 2018

Mothering Sunday 10.30am† Sung Eucharist
25 March 2018 Palm Sunday


Sung Eucharist with Procession of Palms
Meditation for Holy Week

26 March 2018 Holy Week: Monday 11am Chrism Eucharist
26/27/28 March 18† Holy Week: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday 8pm Compline with Address
29 March 2018 Maundy Thursday


Maundy Thursday Devotional Concert
The Liturgy of Maundy Thursday

30 March 2018 Good Friday


Blessing of the Ecumenical Walk of Witness
Service of the Word
The Liturgy of Good Friday

31 March 2018 Easter Eve 8pm The Easter Liturgy†
1 April 2018 Easter Day


Sung Eucharist
Easter Sunday Evensong
Music and Readings for Easter

10 May 2018 Ascension Day 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
20 May 2018 Pentecost (Whitsunday) 10.30am Sung Eucharist
31 May 2018† Corpus Christi 7.30pm Sung Eucharist - TBC (half term)
7 June 2018 Dedication Festival† 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
TBC - June 4.00pm Civic Service†
30 June 2018 2pm Ordination of Deacons

8 September 2018†

Patronal Festival


Sung Eucharist

7 October 2018

Harvest Thanksgiving


Sung Eucharist
County Harvest Service†

1 November 2018 All Saints' Day 7.30pm Sung Eucharist
2 November 2017 All Souls' Day 7.30pm Sung Eucharist
12 November 2017 Remembrance Sunday 10am
Service of† Remembrance
Act of Remembrance at City War Memorial
Sung Eucharist
25 November 2018 Christ the King 6.30pm Sung Eucharist with Baptism and Confirmation
2 December 2018 Advent Sunday 6.30pm Advent Candlelit Procession
22 December 2017 6.30pm Cathedral Carol Service
23 December 2017 6.30pm Cathedral Carol Service
24 December 2017 Christmas Eve 3pm
Crib Service
Evening Service with Carols
Midnight Eucharist
25 December 2017 Christmas Day 10.30am
Sung Eucharist
Choral Evensong
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