Daily Calendar

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

This week
W/C 16 December
W/C 23 December
W/C 30 December
Sunday 09 December
Holy Communion

8:00

Holy Communion

Bellringing

8:30

Bellringing - Visiting bellringers

Morning Prayer

9:15

Morning Prayer

Choral Eucharist

10:00

Choral Eucharist

University Chapel Choir

Mass for Three Voices - William Byrd

Remember, O thou man - Thomas Ravenscroft

Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 660 - J. S. Bach

Christmas Market Open

11:00

Christmas Market Open - Until 17.00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

11:30

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

12:30

Guided Tour

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

13:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

14:30

Performance - Handel: Messiah (Exeter Cathedral Choir)

Evening Prayer

17:30

Evening Prayer

Sundays @ 7

19:00

Sundays @ 7

Monday 10 December
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Christmas Market Open

10:00

Christmas Market Open - Until 19.00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Girls and Adults

Responses - John Reading

Psalms 53-55

The Truro Service - Philip Stopford

Adam lay ybounden - Boris Ord

19:30

Performance - National Trust Christmas Concert

with musicians from Exeter School

Tuesday 11 December
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Christmas Market Open

10:00

Christmas Market Open - Until 19.00

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 - William Byrd

Psalms 59-61

Second Service - Orlando Gibbons

Balulalow - Francis Pott

19:30

Performance - Exeter Philharmonic Choir

Carols in the Cathedral

Wednesday 12 December
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Christmas Market Open

10:00

Christmas Market Open - Until 19.00

10:00

Cathedral closed for sightseeing - Stover School Carol Service

11:00

Special Service

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

12:30

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Eucharist

13:15

Eucharist

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 65-67

Fauxbourdon Service - Orlando Gibbons

In Paradisum - Edward Naylor

19:30

Performance - Exeter Philharmonic Choir

Carols in the Cathedral

Thursday 13 December
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Christmas Market Open

10:00

Christmas Market Open - Until 21.00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Boys and Adults

Responses - William Byrd

Psalms 69, 70

Fauxbourdon Service - Matthew Cann

Lullay myn liking - Philip Lawson

19:30

Performance - G4 Christmas

Friday 14 December
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Christmas Market Open

10:00

Christmas Market Open - Until 21.00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

12:30

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Responses - Thomas Tallis

Psalms 73, 74

Magnificat primi toni - Philippe de Monte

Nunc Dimittis - plainsong

Es ist ein Ros' - Michael Praetorius

19:30

Performance - CLIC for Christmas

with La La Choirs. Doors at 19.00

Saturday 15 December
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Christmas Market Open

10:00

Christmas Market Open - Until 21.00

10:00

Special Event - Willow Christmas Tree Activities

Evening Prayer

16:00

Evening Prayer

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

19:30

Performance - Exeter Festival Chorus

Sunday 16 December
Holy Communion

8:00

Holy Communion

Bellringing

8:30

Bellringing - Quarter Peal

Morning Prayer

9:15

Morning Prayer

Choral Eucharist

10:00

Choral Eucharist

St Peter's Singers

Mass in E flat - Joseph Rheinberger

There is no Rose - John Joubert

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 661 - J. S. Bach

Christmas Market Open

11:00

Christmas Market Open - Until 17.00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

11:30

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

12:30

Guided Tour

Bellringing

13:30

Bellringing

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

14:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

15:00

Special Service - Service for the Exeter Nativity

Evening Prayer

16:15

Evening Prayer

Special Service

18:30

Special Service - Hospiscare "Light up a Life"

Sundays @ 7

19:00

Sundays @ 7

Monday 17 December
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

13:00

Special Service - Lunchtime Carols

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Lay Vicars

Responses - Plainsong

Psalm 89

Magnificat Quinti Toni - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Nunc Dimittis Tertii Toni - Gregorian Chant

I sing of a maiden - Lennox Berkeley

Tuesday 18 December
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

Lay Vicars

Responses - Plainsong

Psalms 93, 94

Magnificat Tertii Toni - Gregorian Chant

Nunc Dimittis Tertii Toni - Tomas Luis da Victoria

Hail, blessed Virgin Mary - arr. Charles Wood

19:15

Special Service - BBC Radio Devon Carol Service

Entry by ticket only.

Wednesday 19 December
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Eucharist

13:15

Eucharist

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Lay Vicars

Responses - Plainsong

Psalms 98-101

Magnificat Sexti Toni - Orlando di Lasso

Nunc Dimittis Tertii Toni - Gregorian Chant

A great and mighty wonder - Michael Praetorius

Thursday 20 December
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

11:00

Special Event - Christmas Wreath Workshop

with the Cathedral Flower Arrangers. Booking essential.

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

13:00

Special Service - Lunchtime Carols

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

15:00

Performance - Short performance by Exeter College Choir

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Evening Prayer

17:30

Evening Prayer

Friday 21 December
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

13:00

Special Service - Lunchtime Carols

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Choral Evensong

17:30

Choral Evensong

Lay Vicars

Responses - Plainsong

Psalm 106

Magnificat Tertii Toni - Gregorian Chant

Nunc Dimittis Tertii Toni - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Remember, O thou man - Thomas Ravenscroft

Saturday 22 December
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

13:00

Special Service - Lunchtime Carols

14:00

Cathedral closed for sightseeing

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

14:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

15:00

Special Service - Crib Service

Boy and Girl Choristers

Evening Prayer

16:00

Evening Prayer

Sunday 23 December
Holy Communion

8:00

Holy Communion

Bellringing

8:30

Bellringing - Quarter Peal

Morning Prayer

9:15

Morning Prayer

Choral Eucharist

10:00

Choral Eucharist

Girls, Boys and Adults

Mass for Five Voices - William Byrd

A tender shoot - Otto Goldschmidt

Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter BWV 650 - J. S. Bach

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

11:30

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

12:30

Guided Tour

Choral Evensong

16:00

Choral Evensong

Girls, Boys and Adults

Responses - Plainsong

Psalms 123, 131

Fauxbourdon Service - Orlando Gibbons

Corpus Christi Carol - Judith Bingham

St Bride, assisted by angels - Judith Bingham

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Sundays @ 7

19:00

Sundays @ 7

Monday 24 December
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Evening Prayer

16:00

Evening Prayer

Bellringing

16:30

Bellringing - Service ringing for Grandisson

18:00

Special Service - Grandisson

Doors open at 16.30. No tickets are required to attend this service and everyone is warmly welcome.

Girls, Boys and Adults

Bellringing

22:00

Bellringing - Service ringing for Midnight Mass

23:30

Special Service - Midnight Mass

Doors open at 22.45

St Peter's Singers

Tuesday 25 December
Bellringing

7:00

Bellringing - Ringing for Christmas Day

Holy Communion

8:00

Holy Communion

Choral Eucharist

10:00

Choral Eucharist

Girls, Boys and Adults

Missa Sancti Nicolai - Franz Joseph Haydn

Hodie Christus natus est - Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Choral Mattins

11:45

Choral Mattins

Girls, Boys and Adults

Responses - Michael Walsh

Psalms 110, 117

Festival Te Deum - Benjamin Britten

Jubilate in C - Benjamin Britten

On this day - H. C. Stewart

Choral Evensong

16:00

Choral Evensong

Girls, Boys and Adults

Responses - Michael Walsh

Psalm 8

George Dyson in D

Carols from the minstrels' gallery

Wednesday 26 December
Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Morning Prayer

10:30

Morning Prayer

Solemn Eucharist

11:00

Solemn Eucharist

Lay Vicars and Choral Scholars

Mass for Four Voices - William Byrd

Evening Prayer

16:00

Evening Prayer

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Thursday 27 December
Morning Prayer

9:00

Morning Prayer

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Eucharist

9:20

Eucharist

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Evening Prayer

16:00

Evening Prayer

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Friday 28 December
Morning Prayer

9:00

Morning Prayer

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Eucharist

9:20

Eucharist

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

13:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

14:30

Guided Tour

Evening Prayer

16:00

Evening Prayer

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Saturday 29 December
Morning Prayer

9:00

Morning Prayer

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Eucharist

9:20

Eucharist

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

12:00

Guided Tour

Evening Prayer

16:00

Evening Prayer

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Sunday 30 December
Holy Communion

8:00

Holy Communion

Morning Prayer

9:15

Morning Prayer

Choral Eucharist

10:00

Choral Eucharist

Heritage Singers

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

11:30

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Guided Tour

12:30

Guided Tour

Bellringing

14:30

Bellringing - Visiting bellringers

Choral Evensong

16:00

Choral Evensong

Heritage Singers

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Monday 31 December
Morning Prayer

9:00

Morning Prayer

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Eucharist

9:20

Eucharist

Guided Tour

11:00

Guided Tour

Evening Prayer

16:00

Evening Prayer

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Tuesday 01 January
Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Morning Prayer

10:30

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

11:00

Eucharist

Evening Prayer

16:00

Evening Prayer

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Wednesday 02 January
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

Eucharist

13:15

Eucharist

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Evening Prayer

17:30

Evening Prayer

Thursday 03 January
Morning Prayer

8:00

Morning Prayer

Eucharist

8:20

Eucharist

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

9:00

Cathedral opens for sightseeing

11:00

Family Activities - Brass rubbing for families

Just turn up!

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

17:00

Cathedral closes for sightseeing

Evening Prayer

17:30

Evening Prayer

Friday 04 January
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

Saturday 05 January
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

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