Current Activities of The Wells Cathedral Voluntary Choir


In 2019, the Choir has agreed to sing 39 liturgical services at Wells Cathedral.  This includes 7 weekends when all 4 services will be undertaken. We are pleased that Choral Matins is still sung at Wells on Sundays. On 14 other dates, we sing Choral Evensong.

  • In January, after a busy Christmas we will be taking a taking a well-earned break.
  • In March, we have our AGM and on March 18th sing for the Open-Door Service when Volunteers gather to celebrate the beginning of the Cathedral’s visitor season.
  • On the 30th May we will be singing at the Ascension Day Festal Eucharist.
  • On June 22nd we join with singers from Parish choirs throughout the Diocese of Bath & Wells for a joint Choral Evensong in Wells Cathedral. 
  • From the 29th July to 4th August, the Choir will be in residency at Chester Cathedral  where we will sing 7 liturgical services.
  • At the end of September, we combine with the Wells Cathedral Choir for a celebration of Choral Evensong.
  • On the 19th/20th October, a number of the choir will travel to Rochester Cathedral to join with other singers who are members of the Association of Cathedral Voluntary Choirs.
  • In November, we will be singing a Solemn Eucharist on All Saints Day, and a Requiem on All Souls Day
  • In December, the choir will be singing 12 services in the Cathedral, including one on Christmas Eve.

A busy year as always, and no doubt there will be weddings, memorial services and visits to local churches to add to the mix as well!

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