Join us for worship at Lincoln Cathedral and embark on a reflective musical and liturgical journey through the season of Lent, Holy Week and Easter.

Highlights include:

Ash Wednesday Evensong including Allegri’s stunning and atmospheric Miserere mei. Wednesday, 1 March, 5.30pm.

Ash Wednesday Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes set to music by Palestrina and Tallis. Wednesday, 1 March, 7.30pm.

Sunday Evensongs in Lent 3.45pm sermon series by The Chancellor, The Reverend Canon Dr Mark Hocknull.
05 March     The economy of love: the woman who anoints Jesus
12 March      Judas: Love’s Expense
19 March      Peter: Love’s labour’s lost
26 March     Pilate: the politics of love
2 April          Mary the mother of Jesus: the household of love
9 April          The beloved disciple: loves witness

Come-and-Sing Fauré Requiem
Join Aric Prentice, Director of Music at Lincoln Cathedral, and enjoy singing this beautiful and seasonal piece together in a day-long workshop! For more information, email assistantorganist@lincolncathedral.com. Saturday, 18 March, 10am-4.15pm.
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Bach’s St John Passion
This moving and timeless work will be performed by Lincoln Cathedral Choir, featuring Manchester Baroque and soloists Edward Ross (tenor), Richard Walshe (bass). Saturday April 1, 7pm. Click here to find out more and to purchase your tickets.

Palm Sunday Procession from the Castle & Eucharist
Beginning at Lincoln Castle, we will process with palms and singing to mark the beginning of Holy Week. Sunday, April 9, 10.30am.

Holy Week

Monday Tuesday and Wednesday 7.30pm Said Eucharist with Address

Evensongs
Reflect on the journey toward the cross at evensong Monday and Tuesday in Holy week with Gombert’s poignant Lugebat David Absalon, sung by the Lay Vicars and Choral Scholars. On Wednesday, Cathedral Consort sing Purcell/Sandstrom’s Hear my prayer, a guttural and emotive piece for the season. Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 10, 11 & 12 April, 5.30pm.

The Sacred Triduum

Maundy Thursday Eucharist
Join our Cathedral Choir as they sing music by Duruflé, Howells, Byrd and Bruckner at the commemoration of the Last Supper. Thursday, 13 April, 7.30pm.

Good Friday Liturgy of the Cross
In darkness, the choir and clergy contemplate the solemnity of Good Friday, and sing Allegri’s Miserere Mei, as well as stunning music by Tallis, Sanders and Purcell, with Victoria’s setting of the Passion. Friday, 14 April, 9.30am.

Three Hours Devotion led by Bishop Jack Nichols
Reflect on the meaning of the Cross. Friday, 14 April, 12 noon.

Easter Vigil
Watching and waiting is broken with a Service of Light and joyous music as we celebrate the arrival of Easter, and hear the music of Langlais and Widor. We support those from the Diocese who are being baptised and confirmed. Saturday, 15 April, 8pm.

Easter Day Mass with Orchestra
Hear Schubert’s Mass in G sung by Lincoln Cathedral Choir, and join in the jubilation of Easter morning! Sunday, 16 April, 10.30am.

Solemn Evensong for Easter Day
Featuring Vaughan Williams’ expressive and joyful piece Easter, as well as music by Hadley and Stanford. Sunday, 16 April, 3.45pm.

Click here to download a full list of services taking place during Holy Week.