Lent, Holy Week and Easter Services and Events

2 March 2022 until 17 April 2022
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Throughout Lent, Holy Week and Easter, there are many different events and services to mark this special time of year at Norwich Cathedral.

Click here to read our Lent, Holy Week and Easter Brochure 2022


Every Wednesday from 9 March to 13 April
Evening Eucharist, 7pm

Mothering Sunday - Sunday 27 March
Family Eucharist, 10.30am 

Palm Sunday - Sunday 10 April
Sung Eucharist, 10.30am, starting with a procession from The Forum at 10am
The Crucifixion by John Stainer, 3.30pm
Ecumenical Service at Norwich Salvation Army Citadel, St Giles Street, 6.15pm

Fig Monday - Monday 11 April
Chrism Eucharist, 11am

Maundy Thursday - Thursday 14 April
Eucharist of the Last Supper, 7pm 

Good Friday - Friday 15 April
At the Foot of the Cross, 11am
Meditation, 1pm
Solemn Liturgy, 2pm

Holy Saturday - Saturday 16 April
Easter Vigil and Confirmations, 8.30pm

Easter Sunday - Sunday 17 April
Choral Eucharist, 10.30am
Festal Evensong, 3.30pm 

Holy Week Reflections
The Bishop of Lynn, the Rt Revd Dr Jane Steen, will be leading Holy Week reflections at the following times:
Monday 11 April - 7pm Eucharist
Tuesday 12 April - 7pm Eucharist
Wednesday 13 April - 7pm Eucharist
Maundy Thursday - 7pm Eucharist
Good Friday - 1pm Meditation
Easter Sunday - 3.30pm Evensong

To see Norwich Cathedral’s full service schedule click here

Every Tuesday from 15 March until 12 April, 12.15pm

These tours will take us on a walk through the Cathedral’s Choir and Nave. Along the way, a member of the Cathedral’s Chapter will explain the stories captured in some of the beautiful medieval roof bosses.
The tours are free and there is no need to book.

Saturday 9 April, 7.30pm

Hear Bach’s dramatic setting of the Passion according to St John in this special performance  by Norwich Cathedral Choir, Norwich Baroque and distinguished soloists.
Tickets £15-£30 (£5 for under 18s in the side aisles) plus booking fee.
To book, click here


Bach's Chorale Preludes for Passiontide
Monday 11 April, 8pm

Ashley Grote Organ

Pergolesi's Stabat Mater
Tuesday 12 April, 8pm

Norwich Cathedral Girls' Choir

Choral music and readings for Holy Week
Wednesday 13 April, 8pm

Norwich Cathedral Chamber Choir

Monday 18 April, 11am

Norwich Cathedral organist David Dunnett will perform organ favourites.
Free admission, with a retiring collection.

Our Cathedral gift shop is packed full of ideas for Easter gifts.
These include decorated eggs, Norwich Cathedral Easter crosses, colourful Fairtrade rabbit and chicken decorations, organic cotton soft toys and a wide range of chocolate gifts including some dairy-free options. There is also a special offer where people can buy three packs of our Easter cards for £10.
The shop is open Monday to Saturday 9.15am-5pm and Sunday 11.45am-3.30pm.
For mail orders, click here.

Click here to read our Lent, Holy Week and Easter Brochure 2022