Please note that the following is the regular pattern of services; however, this can vary on a day to day basis, particularly during choir holidays when visiting choirs may be singing or a spoken Service of Evening Prayer may replace Choral Evensong.
If you are planning a special visit to the Cathedral, please check the detailed times of services on the Monthly Scheme by clicking here
For Easter Services and opening times click here
08.30 - Morning Prayer in the Chapel of St Anselm
17.30 - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: Choral Evensong in the Quire
Wednesday: Said Evening Prayer in the Lady Chapel
09.00 - Morning Prayer
09:30 - Holy Communion in the Chapel of St Werburgh
16:15 - Choral Evensong
08.00 - Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel (Book of Common Prayer)
10.00 - The Cathedral Eucharist in the Nave
11.30 - Mattins in the Quire (BCP Eucharist 1st, 3rd Sundays)
15.30 - Choral Evensong in the Quire
18.30 - Evening Service - Compline, Wholeness & Healing or Taize. (This evening service does not take place every Sunday - please check on the monthly scheme)
12.30 - Monday in the Chapel of St. Werburgh
12.30 - Tuesday in the Nave
12.30 - Wednesday in the Nave
11.30 - Thursday in the Lady Chapel (Book of Common Prayer)
12.30 - Friday in the Chapel of St Erasmus
09.30 - Saturday in the Chapel of St Werburgh
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