Services at Gloucester Cathedral

This page will continue to be updated with any new Government advice during the pandemic, so please check regularly.

Gloucester Cathedral will continue to be open for communal worship and individual private prayer. We invite you to come and pray, light a candle or just to spend some quiet time reflecting inside the Cathedral.

Opening Hours for private prayer and reflection:

Monday - Saturday: 11.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday: 12noon - 4.00pm

Communal Worship at Gloucester Cathedral:

Monday-Saturday: Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel at 12.30pm

Sunday: The Eucharist in the Nave at 10.15am

All worship will be offered in accordance with government and Church health and safety guidance. If you attend a service in the Cathedral, please follow the various instructions to keep yourself and others safe.

Also, could you send an email to to indicate your attendance stating clearly your name/s and contact details in order to comply with the track and trace process. 

Live-Streamed Services

Evensong will return on Tuesday 20 April, and this service will continue to be live-stream only. We will continue to live-stream the Sunday Eucharist, so that those who cannot attend in person can join from home. There will also now be Choral Evensong on Sundays at 3pm, and this service will be live-stream only.
Click here to go to our live-streamed services.

Special procedures are in place for those wishing to attend the services; please check the Events Calendar here.  

All worship will be offered in a covid-secure environment, in accordance with government and church health and safety guidance.

You must wear a mask throughout your visit to the Cathedral, unless you have a health condition which prevents you from doing so. Effective from Saturday 8 August.

You can read about all the measures in place here.

Services by Zoom

Sunday      8.30am Morning Prayer (Common Worship)
Tuesday     8.30pm Compline
Thursday   5.30pm Evening Prayer (Book of Common Prayer) 

If you would like to be invited to the digital Zoom services, please email Canon Richard:

Prayers for Peace and Justice

First Tuesday in the month
Online via Zoom: 12noon – 12.20pm
All are welcome to join our monthly Prayers for Peace and Justice on the first Tuesday of each month.  We use this time to come together to reflect and pray for the safety of all and peace across the world. The prayer intentions focus on social responsibility issues, drawing on the Cathedral’s four priorities in this area: homeless and vulnerable people; mental health and wellbeing; young people; and environmental sustainability.

Please email for the zoom link to join us.

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