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 Epiphany 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
8 January 6.30pm Readings and Music for Epiphany
19 January St Wulfstan's Day 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
29 January 6.30pm

Readings and Music for Candlemas

2 February Candlemas 5.30pm Sung Eucharist with Procession of Candles
14 February St Valentine's Day 7pm Service with the Renewal of Marriage Vows
28 February St Oswald's Day 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
1 March Ash Wednesday 5.30pm Sung Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes
24 March Eve of the Annuciation 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
26 March Mothering Sunday 10.30am Sung Eucharist
9 April Palm Sunday


Sung Eucharist with Procession of Palms
Stainer's Crucifixion

10 April Holy Week: Monday 11am Chrism Eucharist
10/11/12 April† Holy Week: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday 8pm Compline with Address
13 April Maundy Thursday 8pm The Liturgy of Maundy Thursday
14 April Good Friday 12noon
Service of the Word
The Liturgy of Good Friday
15 April Easter Eve 8pm The Easter Liturgy with Baptism and Confirmation
16 April Easter Day


Sung Eucharist
Easter Sunday Evensong

25 May Ascension Day 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
4 June Pentecost (Whitsunday) 10.30am
Sung Eucharist
Sung Eucharist with Baptism and Confirmation
15 June Corpus Christi 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
†Date tbc 4.00pm Civic Service†
24 June 2pm Ordination of Priests
25 June 10.30am Ordination of Deacons
1 October

Harvest Thanksgiving


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 5.30pm Sung Eucharist
12 November Remembrance Sunday 10am
Service of† Remembrance
Act of Remembrance at City War Memorial
Sung Eucharist
26 November Christ the King 6.30pm Sung Eucharist with Baptism and Confirmation
3 December 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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