What's on in April 2019

Experience Easter (for schools)

Discover the story of Holy Week and Easter in our imaginative and interactive storytelling trail.

Lunchtime Recital - Richard Pilliner (organ)

Add a little music to your lunchtime

Crafty Cathedral - Spring Surprises

Come and join us we stick, glue, make and create

King of Kings (1927) - Cinema in the Cathedral

South West Silents return to Bristol Cathedral for KING OF KINGS, Cecil B. DeMille's epic 1927 telling of the life and passion of Christ, with live organ improvisation from David Bednall.

Choral Evensong with the Lamentations

Sung by the Melgás Consort

Festival Eucharist for Palm Sunday

Celebrate Palm Sunday and join in our procession around College Green, led by Ruby the donkey.

Stations of the Cross

Join us for a series of meditations, taking place as we walk around the Cathedral reflecting on Christ’s Passion through the Stations of the Cross.

Membra Jesu Nostri

A meditative service sung by the Fitzhardinge Consort

Compline, with the Lamentations of Jeremiah

A beautiful moment of contemplation during Holy Week, sung by the Lay Clerks and Choral Scholars

Diocesan Chrism Mass

Blessing the Oils


The Liturgy of the Last Supper

In the first part of the Triduum, join us to hear the Liturgy of the Last Supper, with the washing of feet and watch until midnight at the Altar of Repose.

The Meaning of the Cross

A new Easter service for families and children. Everyone is welcome.

Meditations at the Cross

Join us as we gather to the cross. 


The Liturgy of the Lord’s Death

In the seond part of the Triduum, join us as we gather for meditations on the cross and hear The Liturgy of the Lord's Death.


The Liturgy of the Lord’s Resurrection

In the final part of the Triduum, join us to hear the Liturgy of the Resurrection and the lighting of the new fire.

Easter Festival Eucharist

Celebrate Easter morning with a Festival Eucharist

Festal Evensong

Choral Evensong for Easter Day, sung by the Great Choir.

Lunchtime Recital - James Gough (organ)

Add a little music to your lunchtime


Morning Prayer

8.30am Weekdays 

Holy Communion
12.30pm Weekdays 

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

8.00am BCP Holy Communion 
10.00am Cathedral Eucharist
with Cathedral Kids (term time)
3.30pm Choral Evensong

There are occasional changes to this general pattern of worship. Please check the Services & Music List for week-by-week details.

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