Daily Calendar

An overview of what’s happening at the Cathedral during the next few weeks.

This week
W/C 22 September
W/C 29 September
W/C 06 October
Sunday 15 September
Holy Communion

8:00

Holy Communion

Bellringing

8:30

Bellringing - Quarter peal

Morning Prayer

9:15

Morning Prayer

Choral Eucharist

10:00

Choral Eucharist - The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

Girls and Adults

Teach me, O Lord - William Fox

Missa Brevis - William Walton

View me, Lord - Richard Lloyd

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

11:30

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

12:30

Guided Tour

Bellringing

14:15

Bellringing - Quarter Peal

Choral Evensong

16:00

Choral Evensong

Girls and Adults

Responses - Richard Ayleward

Psalms 124, 125

The Downing College Service - Bob Chilcott

How lovely are thy dwellings - Johannes Brahms

Sonata II in C: Allegro maestoso e vivace – Fugue: Allegro moderato - Felix Mendelssohn

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Sundays @ 7

19:00

Sundays @ 7

Monday 16 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

10:00

Guided Tour - The Medieval Stained Glass of Exeter Cathedral (Booking Essential)

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

11:30

Guided Tour - Stones and Bones - The Cathedral Precinct

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - Grandisson – The Man and His Chapel (Booking Essential)

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Girls and Adults

Responses - Richard Ayleward

Psalms 82-85

The Short Service - Richard Ayleward

The eyes of all - Orlando Gibbons

Tuesday 17 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

10:00

Guided Tour - Corbels of the Cathedral (Booking Essential)

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - The West Front and its Image Screen (Booking Essential)

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Boys and Adults

Responses - Herbert Sumsion

Psalm 89

Ernest Bullock in D

Beati quorum via - Charles Villiers Stanford

Wednesday 18 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

10:00

Guided Tour - Inspiring Women in the Cathedral (Booking Essential)

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour - of the Lady Chapel and Bishop's Palace Garden

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Eucharist

13:15

Eucharist

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - The Cathedral in The Blitz (Booking Essential)

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Lay Vicars and Choral Scholars

Responses - Stephen Cleobury

Psalms 93, 94

Fauxbourdon Service - Timothy Parsons

I will lift up mine eyes - Ernest Walker

Thursday 19 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

10:00

Guided Tour - Exeter Cathedral – Links to Slavery (Booking Essential)

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour - Combination Tour (Ground Floor)

Guided Tour

11:50

Guided Tour - Combination Tour (Roof)

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - Cathedral Quirks and Oddities (Booking Essential)

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Boys and Adults

Responses - William Byrd

Psalms 98-101

The Second Service - Orlando Gibbons

O Lord, in thy wrath - Orlando Gibbons

Friday 20 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

10:00

Guided Tour - The History of the Chapter House (Booking Essential)

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - Notable Tombs and Monuments (Booking Essential)

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Girls and Adults

Responses - Richard Ayleward

Psalm 104

Harold Darke in A minor

Hail, gladdening light - Charles Wood

Saturday 21 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer - St Matthew

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist - St Matthew

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Evening Prayer

17:00

Evening Prayer

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Solemn Eucharist

17:30

Solemn Eucharist - St Matthew

Boys' Voices

Missa Parisiorum - Timothy Noon

Bellringing

18:00

Bellringing - Bellringing practice

Sunday 22 September
Holy Communion

8:00

Holy Communion

Bellringing

8:30

Bellringing - Quarter Peal

Morning Prayer

9:15

Morning Prayer

Choral Eucharist

10:00

Choral Eucharist - The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

Boys and Adults

Ubi caritas - Maurice Duruflé

Missa Brevis in C (KV 220) 'Spatzen-Messe' - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

We do not presume - Philip Moore (wp)

Allegro (Sonata in C minor BWV 526) - Johann Sebastian Bach

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

11:30

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

12:30

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour - Bell Ringers Tour

Bellringing

14:30

Bellringing - Quarter Peal

Choral Evensong

16:00

Choral Evensong

Boys and Adults

Responses - William Byrd

Psalms 128, 129

Hugh Blair in B minor

Give unto the Lord - Edward Elgar

Rhapsody no. 3 in C# minor - Herbert Howells

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Sundays @ 7

19:00

Sundays @ 7

Monday 23 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

11:30

Guided Tour - Stones and Bones - The Cathedral Precinct

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Girls and Adults

Responses - Richard Ayleward

Psalms 114, 115

Henry Purcell in B flat

Thy word is a lantern - Henry Purcell

Tuesday 24 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Organ Tuning

10:30

Organ Tuning - Organ Tuning - No Guided Tours today

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Boys and Adults

Responses - William Byrd

Psalm 119 (1-32)

Daniel Purcell in E minor

Great Lord of Lords - Orlando Gibbons

Wednesday 25 September
Choral Eucharist

8:00

Choral Eucharist

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour - of the Lady Chapel and Bishop's Palace Garden

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Eucharist

13:15

Eucharist

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Lay Vicars and Choral Scholars

Responses - Andrew Millington

Psalm 119 (73-104)

Charles Wood in E

In God's word - Henry Purcell

Thursday 26 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Boys and Adults

Responses - Humphrey Clucas

Psalm 119 (145-end)

Sydney Watson in E

For lo, I raise up - Charles Villiers Stanford

Friday 27 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

12:30

Special Event - Heraldry Talk

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Boys and Adults

Responses - Humprhey Clucas

Psalms 126-131

The Trinity Fauxbourdons - Owain Park

Libera nos, salva nos - John Sheppard

Saturday 28 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

10:00

Exhibition - NO FURTHER BOOKINGS

Bellringing

11:00

Bellringing - Full peal attempt

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Girls' Voices

Responses - Timothy Noon

Psalm 138

The Edinburgh Service - Timothy Byram-Wigfield

How beautiful are the feet - George Frederic Handel

Sunday 29 September
Holy Communion

8:00

Holy Communion

Morning Prayer

9:15

Morning Prayer

Choral Eucharist

10:00

Choral Eucharist - service to include baptism (St Michael and all Angels)

Girls and Adults

Factum est silentium - Richard Dering

Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo - Franz Joseph Haydn

Benedictus qui venit - Franz Joseph Haydn

Praeludium in D BuxWV 139 - Dietrich Buxtehude

10:00

Exhibition - NO FURTHER BOOKINGS

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

11:30

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

12:30

Guided Tour

Bellringing

14:30

Bellringing - Bellringing practice

Choral Evensong

16:00

Choral Evensong

St Peter's Singers

Responses - William Smith

Psalms 138 and 148

George Dyson in F

Exsultate Deo - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Sundays @ 7

19:00

Sundays @ 7

Monday 30 September
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

11:30

Guided Tour - Stones and Bones - The Cathedral Precinct

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Girls and Adults

Responses - Peter Nardone

Psalms 147-150

Herbert Brewer in E flat

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace - Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Bellringing

19:00

Bellringing - Bellringing practice

Tuesday 01 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Boys and Adults

Responses - Humphrey Clucas

Psalms 6-8

Herbert Sumsion in G

Faire is the heaven - William Henry Harris

Wednesday 02 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Eucharist

13:15

Eucharist

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Lay Vicars and Choral Scholars

Responses - Timothy Parsons

Psalms 12-14

Magnificat septi toni - Lodovico Grossi da Viadana

Nunc Dimittis tertii toni - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Exsultate Justi - Viadana

Thursday 03 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour - Combination Tour (Ground Floor)

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

11:50

Guided Tour - Combination Tour (Roof)

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Junior choristers and lay vicars

Responses - Richard Ayleward

Psalm 18

Charles Wood in E flat Number two

Te lucis ante terminum - Henry Balfour Gardiner

Friday 04 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Evening Prayer

17:30

Evening Prayer

19:30

Performance - City of London Sinfonia - Concert

Saturday 05 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

13:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

14:00

Special Service

St Peter's Singers

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Boys' Voices

Responses - Malcolm Archer

Psalm 29

The Second Service - Timothy Noon

The sorrows of my heart - William Boyce

Sunday 06 October
Holy Communion

8:00

Holy Communion

Bellringing

8:30

Bellringing - Quarter Peal

Morning Prayer

9:15

Morning Prayer

Choral Eucharist

10:00

Choral Eucharist - The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

Boys and Adults

O Lord, increase our faith - Henry Losemore

Missa Brevis - Jonathan Dove

Ubi caritas - David Briggs

Offertoire sur les grands jeux (Messe pour les Paroisses) - François Couperin

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

11:30

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

16:00

Choral Evensong

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Sundays @ 7

19:00

Sundays @ 7

Monday 07 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Guided Tour

11:30

Guided Tour - Stones and Bones - The Cathedral Precinct

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Girls and Adults

Responses - Peter Nardone

Psalm 37

The Gloucester Service - Richard Shephard

Praise to God in the highest - Sidney Campbell

Bellringing

19:00

Bellringing - Bellringing practice

Tuesday 08 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong - to include the Dedication of the St Wilfrid's Plaque

Boys and Adults

Responses - Thomas Tomkins

Psalms 41-43

The Short Service - Orlando Gibbons

Jehovah, quam multi sunt hostes mei - Henry Purcell

Wednesday 09 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Eucharist

13:15

Eucharist

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Lay Vicars and Choral Scholars

Responses - William Harris

Psalms 47-49

Walter Alcock in D

By the waters of Babylon - Arthur Wills

Thursday 10 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Boys and Adults

Responses - Thomas Tomkins

Psalms 53-55

Francis Jackson in G

Geistliches lied - Johannes Brahms

19:00

Special Event - Disappearing Islands with Alex Leger & Ivan Haigh

Friday 11 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

13:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing - Exeter College Graduation Ceremony

14:00

Special Event - Graduation Ceremony

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

16:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong - attended by members of the St Wilfrid's Trust

Boys and Adults

Responses - Thomas Tomkins

Psalms 59-61

The Short Service - James MacMillan

Ave Maria - Robert Parsons

Saturday 12 October
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Guided Tour

14:00

Guided Tour - of the Roof

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

The choirs of St Margaret's, Topsham and All Saints', Falmouth

19:30

Performance - The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage

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