Holy Week and Easter services and events

26 March 2021
Throughout Holy Week and Easter, all are welcome to join us for services and events at Norwich Cathedral and online. Following the announcement of the latest guidelines, please see the schedule of services and events below.

Sunday 28 March
10.00am The Liturgy of Palm Sunday
The above service begins in the Cloister Garth, entry via the Dark Entry.
3.30pm Evensong
The above service is in the Nave of the Cathedral, entry via the South Door.

Monday 29 March – Fig Monday
7.30am Morning Prayer
8.00am Holy Communion
11.00am Chrism Eucharist - Online: https://youtu.be/eL_TnlpRLDk
5.30pm Evening Prayer
The above service is in the Choir, entry via the South Door.
7.00pm Eucharist and Address (Preacher: Canon Andy Bryant)

Tuesday 30 March – Temple Tuesday
7.30am Morning Prayer
8.00am Holy Communion
5.30pm Evening Prayer
The above service is in the Choir, entry via the South Door.
7.00pm Eucharist with Address (Preacher: Canon Aidan Platten)

Wednesday 31 March – Spy Wednesday
7.30am Morning Prayer
8.00am Holy Communion
5.30pm Choral Evensong
The above service is in the Nave, entry via the South Door.
7.00pm Eucharist with Address (Preacher: Canon Keith James)

Thursday 1 April – Maundy Thursday
7.30am Morning Prayer
8.00am Holy Communion
5.30pm Evening Prayer
7.00pm Eucharist of the Last Supper (Preacher: Canon Peter Doll)
The above service is in the Nave, entry via the Hostry.

Friday 2 April – Good Friday
8.00am Morning Prayer
1.00pm Good Friday Meditations led by The Dean
2.00pm Good Friday Liturgy
5.30pm Evening Prayer

Saturday 3 April – Holy Saturday
7.30am Morning Prayer
5.30pm Choral Evensong
8.30pm The Easter Vigil - Online onlyhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRDpIc368n8DrfB6kH7hYvw

Sunday 4 April – Easter Day
7.30am Morning Prayer
8.00am Holy Communion
10.30am Festal Eucharist of Easter Day (Preacher: The Bishop of Norwich)
The above service begins outside the west end of the Cathedral.
3.30pm Choral Evensong (Preacher: The Dean of Norwich)

All the above choral services are available via the Norwich Cathedral Services YouTube Channel

There will also be meditative music offerings online on the Norwich Cathedral Services YouTube Channel at the following times:

Monday 29 March, 8.00pm
The Way of the Cross, with choral music by Palestrina, Gibbons, Tallis, Walton and Parry, sung by Norwich Consort of Voices.
https://youtu.be/Ln428uWwrwc

Tuesday 30 March, 8.00pm
The Lamentations of Jeremiah by Osbert Parsley, sung by the Lay Clerks of the Cathedral Choir.
https://youtu.be/rMJrNEHFzyI

Wednesday 31 March, 8.00pm
Le Chemin de la Croix by Marcel Dupré, played by Norwich Cathedral's organist David Dunnett.
https://youtu.be/q4_RcCjFNBg

People are also invited to help us create an Easter Garden around the cross outside the Hostry entrance to the Cathedral.

On Holy Saturday or Easter Sunday (Saturday 3 April and Sunday 4 April) all are invited to bring a potted spring plant to place at the foot of the cross, perhaps in memory of someone you are thinking especially of at this time, or just as an expression of Easter Hope in these challenging times.
The spring plants (e.g. primroses, daffodils, crocuses, grape hyacinths or similar) should be in pots so they can stay fresh through the Easter season. Afterwards, they will be planted in the grounds around the Cathedral. For more information about the Easter Garden, please contact the Revd Canon Andy Bryant via 01603 218331 or canon.missionandpastoral@cathedral.org.uk