Exeter Quakers reach out

The first week of October will see Quakers in Exeter and around the country sharing their ideas on building a better world.

With stalls in the High St on Saturday 1st and Saturday 8th, and Quakers on Radio Devon’s Pause for Thought every morning between 6am and 7am, you’ll be hearing much more from Quakers than you’re used to. Quakers (also known as the Society of Friends) are a religious group rooted in non-conformist Protestantism, starting in the middle of the seventeenth century in England. Their core principles include Peace, equality, simplicity, truth and sustainability....

Orchestral Eucharist

Event Date: 
05/07/2015 - 10:30am
Exeter Cathedral

Sunday 5th July 2015 at 10.30

Join us as we celebrate the Eucharist. The Boy Choristers, Girl Choristers, Lay Vicars and Choral Scholars of the Cathedral Choir will be joined by the Cathedral Chamber Orchestra (conducted by Andrew Millington) to give a liturgical performance of Schubert’s Mass in G.

All are welcome to attend this act of worship.

Holy Week worship at Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral has published listings of this year's services for 'Holy Week'.

The programme begins on Palm Sunday (29th March) with a dramatic procession of palms from St Pancras Church in the Guildhall Shopping Centre (9.45am).

Much of the worship will be led by the Cathedral Choir, who also give a devotional performance of John Stainer's Crucifixion on Good Friday (3rd April) at 19.30

For more information, please visit http://www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/news-and-events/lent-holy-week-and-ea...

20,000 attend Christmas services at the Cathedral

More than 20,000 worshippers attended Christmas services and concerts at Exeter Cathedral last month.

The traditional Christmas Eve service at 6pm, the Grandisson, attracted 1,800 people into the Cathedral to hear the choir and join worship, and on Christmas Day, nearly 1,500 attended services.

Other Christmas services, including the carols for shoppers and workers at lunchtimes, were packed out.

The figures represent a rise of more than 8 per cent on the numbers attending Christmas services and concerts in 2011.

The Dean of the Cathedral, the Very Revd...