News

Bishop John to cycle the Camino

Published: 5th May 2022

Bishop John and H-J will be cycling almost 500 miles on the Camino Frances to Santiago De Compostela in Spain to raise funds for the Cathedral.


New Honorary Canons installed in the Cathedral

Published: 14th March 2022

Ten new honorary Canons have been appointed at Worcester Cathedral in recognition of their work in both the Diocese and the wider Church. Appointments are made by the Bishop of Worcester in consultation with the Chapter of the Cathedral.


Knife Angel visits Worcester

Published: 1st March 2022

During March 2022, the Knife Angel visits Worcester city centre. This imposing structure stands at 8 metres tall and is constructed from over 100,000 knives and blades confiscated by UK police forces.


A call to prayer for Ukraine

Published: 24th February 2022

Bishop John calls on all in the Diocese of Worcester to pray for the people of Ukraine and for peace, and for the leaders of the West as they deliberate on how to respond to the terrible unprovoked aggression of Russia.


New Cathedral Precentor installed

Published: 31st January 2022

The Revd John Paul Hoskins was installed as a Residentiary Canon and Precentor of Worcester Cathedral on Saturday in a special service of Evensong.


New Precentor at Worcester Cathedral

Published: 8th October 2021

The Chapter of Worcester Cathedral is delighted that The Queen has approved the appointment of the Revd John Paul Hoskins as the new Residentiary Canon and Precentor.


Leaves of hope at Worcester Cathedral

Published: 2nd July 2021

During August, Worcester Cathedral is hosting The Leaves of the Trees, an installation of 5,000 steel ‘Hope’ leaves, as a reflective memorial to the effects of the pandemic.


Worcester Cathedral to bid a fond farewell to two members of clergy

Published: 15th June 2021

It was announced on Sunday that Canons Georgina Byrne and Michael Brierley are moving on to new appointments later this year.


Join the national cathedral cycling relay

Published: 26th May 2021

This year for the first time there will be a Cathedral Cycling Relay starting on 30 May in national cycling week with the relay coming to Worcester on 1 & 2 July.


Confirmations return to the Cathedral

Published: 24th May 2021

22 people from across Worcestershire and Dudley were confirmed by Bishop John in Worcester Cathedral yesterday, seven of the candidates were also baptised. 


Discussions on religious in modern society

Published: 23rd April 2021

Academics at the University of Worcester and Worcester Cathedral have joined forces for a new series of talks addressing religion in modern life. 


Cathedral hosts service with prayers for the Duke of Edinburgh

Published: 14th April 2021

Worcester Cathedral will hold a service that will include prayers for HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 16 April at 3pm.


Marking Earth Hour at the Cathedral

Published: 24th March 2021

Worcester Cathedral will mark Earth Hour on Saturday 27 March at 8.30pm with an online vigil introduced with a challenge from one of the pupils at the King’s School.


Prayers for the National Day of Reflection

Published: 16th March 2021

Worcester Cathedral will be marking the National Day of Reflection on 23 March with a short online service of reflection, which will include the minute’s silence at midday.


Remembrance Sunday from Worcester Cathedral

Published: 8th November 2020

Watch this pre-recorded Service of Remembrance from Worcester Cathedral for Remembrance Sunday 2020. 


Cathedral's Undercroft restoration is complete!

Published: 20th October 2020

The Undercroft Learning Centre is now open to be used by schools and others visiting the Cathedral.


#BlackLivesMatter

Published: 15th June 2020

The Bishop and the Dean have ‘taken the knee’ outside the Cathedral to pray for all those affected by repression, discrimination and injustice in a special video ahead of the protest planned in Worcester over the weekend.


Online church services across the Diocese

Published: 13th May 2020

Clergy and others across the Diocese are live streaming services and offering other digital content.


Letter from the Dean of Worcester

Published: 7th February 2020

This year the whole of March falls within Lent. That makes it too late to talk about Ash Wednesday and how we should be keeping Lent, and too early to talk about Easter, the great day for which Lent is the time of preparation. So instead, let's remin


Alison Vincent receives Wulfstan Cross

Published: 20th January 2020

The Diocese's recently-retired, long-serving Office Manager is this year's recipient of the Wulfstan Cross.


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