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Morning Prayer

8:30am to 9:00am The Shrine of St Cuthbert

Morning Prayer is a said service with prayers, psalms and bible readings. We pray for God’s blessing for the day ahead, for the world and those in need. The service lasts around 30 minutes.

Haliwerfolc: The Durham Cathedral Community Museum Exhibition

10:00am to 4:00pm

Discover more about the Durham Cathedral community, from the influence of St Cuthbert to the cathedral having a worldwide family, both past and present.

Holy Communion

12:30pm to 1:00pm

A service of prayers and Bible readings, in which we offer bread and wine to God in thanksgiving for his goodness to us, which we receive back as the body and blood of Christ. The service lasts around 30 minutes.


5:30pm to 6:15pm The Nave

sung by Junior Consort and the Lay Clerks and Scholars
Psalm 89. 1-26
Howells in G
Lighten our darkness Stanford

Evensong is a service of bible readings, psalms and prayers. The Choir sing for us accompanied, usually, by organ music. We follow the service using the Book of Common Prayer of 1662 giving thanks for the day that has past. The service lasts around 45 minutes.

Ṣim 'Alenu Shalom | Dona Nobis Pacem


On Saturday 9 March 2024 at 7.30pm, The Durham Singers will be presenting a highly relevant, choral concert entitled 'Ṣim 'Alenu Shalom | Dona Nobis Pacem' in the majesty of Durham Cathedral. The theme of global and individual 'Peace' will be sensitively explored through Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms (think West Side Story), Vaughan Williams’s reflective cantata Dona Nobis Pacem, and the world première performance of contemporary composer Oliver Tarney’s piece Canticle for Elizabeth.