lent & easter

Join us as we journey towards the Cross, examining and renewing our spiritual lives.


The Imposition of Ashes, Ash Wednesday 1 March, 8am, 12.30pm, 6pm

Lent Sacred Space, Sunday 5 March, 6pm

undivided: Windows on Medieval DevotionMondays 6, 13, 20, 27 March, 7pm

Question Mark, Saturday 1 April, 10.30am

Festival Eucharist for Palm Sunday, 9 April, 10am

Ballet Tableux, Sunday 9 April, 3.30pm

Compline, with the Lamentations of Jeremiah, Wednesday 12 April, 7.30pm

The Diocesan Chrism, Thursday 13 April, 10.30am

The Triduum I: The Liturgy of the Last Supper, Thursday 13 April, 7.30pm

Meditations at the Cross, Good Friday 14 April, 12 noon

The Triduum II: The Liturgy of the Lord's Death, Good Friday 14 April, 1.30pm

The Triduum III: The Liturgy of the Resurrection, Saturday 15 April, 9pm

Festival Eucharist, Easter Day 16 April, 10am

Festal Evensong, Easter Day 16 April, 3.30pm

faith & worship

A daily rhythm of prayer and worship is central to the Cathedral's life and is an expression of our Christian faith. You are warmly invited to come and join us. Find out more about Faith. See online prayers.  

Learn more about our work on social justice issues across the city and become involved with our Social Justice group. View the full programme.


Read more about the musical life of the Cathedral.

cathedral community

Find out more about being part of the Cathedral community. Click here for more information.

Our regular services

Morning Prayer

8.30am Weekdays 

Holy Communion
12.30pm Weekdays 

Choral Evensong or Evening Prayer
5.15pm Weekdays 
3.30pm Saturdays and Sundays 

This Sunday
8.00am BCP Holy Communion 
10.00am Cathedral Eucharist
Children are welcome to attend the Children's Church (in term time)
3.30pm Choral Evensong

Coming on Sunday? Read about our facilities and activities for children. 

Read the Sunday sermon

The February 2017 Service & Music List

This week's News & Notes

visit us

We are open daily for visitors and admission is free. Come and enjoy our shop, cafe and garden. Read more.

Free guided tours are usually held on Saturdays at 11.30 am and 1.30 pm. Ring 0117 926 4879 to check availability if you want to come on a specific date.  

schools & families

We run a creative and exciting programme things to do for children of all ages. Read more

Cathedral Kids meets at 10am during term time. All are welcome.

Join us for fun, free half term family activities at Crafty Cathedral

Collect stamps for your Children's University Passport To Learning here!

the Cathedral

Take a 360° virtual tour of Bristol Cathedral. Visit tour, or read more about our history, or explore our records at the Bristol Archives.  

Keep in touch

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Latest News

Bristol Cathedral announces new research project with University of Bristol

Research will explore the nature of sound inside the building and the way that it impacts… Read more


Upcoming events

Welcome to Bristol Cathedral

The Cathedral stands at the heart of the city and is the Mother Church of the Diocese of Bristol. We are open daily for visitors and worshippers. All are welcome.


There are many ways to join in with what we are doing. Think about becoming a Friend of Bristol Cathedral or a member of the Fitzhardinge Society or of taking time to volunteer. Read more

Visit our interactive WWI Book of Remembrance. Read more.

To read about our February casualty Charles Kirby click here

Find out more about our new WWI exhibition Bristol's Austrailian Pioneer