2 April: Passion Sunday Sung Eucharist, 10 am Congregational service with hymns St. Matthew Passion – J. S. Bach, 6.30pm Performed by the Bishops Consort and directed by David Stancliffe, this replaces Evensong. 9 April: Palm Sunday Procession with palms and Sun Eucharist, 10am Mass in C (Spatzenmesse) – Mozart Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm Dyson in F Out of the deep – Morley Responses – Smith 13 April: Maundy Thursday Sung Eucharist, 7.30 pm (Lower voices) Mass for three voices – Byrd 14 April: Good Friday The Liturgy of Good Friday, 10 am Wondrous love – Shaw The Reproaches – Sanders Salvator mundi – Tallis Tantum ergo – Laloux 15 April The Easter Vigil,More »

5 March: First Sunday in Lent Family Eucharist, 10 am Mass III – Arthur The Lent Prose Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm Responses – Reading Daniel Purcell in E minor In jejunio et fletu – Melgás 12 March: Second Sunday in Lent Sung Eucharist, 10 am Mass for four voices – Byrd The secret sins – Mundy Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm Miserere mei – Byrd Responses – Smith Second Service – Byrd Salvator mundi – Tallis 19 March: Third Sunday in Lent Sung Eucharist, 10 am Missa Joannis de Deo (Little Organ Mass) – Haydn Let me know mine end – Greene Evensong, 6.30 pm (Boy choristers) A song of Peace – Stanford 26 March: Mothering Sunday · Lætare Sung Eucharist, 10 am Missa ad Præsepe – Malcolm AsMore »

5 February: Fourth Sunday before Lent Mental Health Awareness Sunday Sung Eucharist, 10 am (girl choristers) Mass for upper voices – Dove Make me a light – Wilby Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm Gloucester Service – Howells Lux aeterna – McLester Thursday 9 February Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm Jointly sung with the Choir of King Edward VI School Bairstow in D Give unto the Lord – Elgar 12 February: Third Sunday before Lent Sung Eucharist, 10 pm Stanford in C and F Above the stars my saviour dwells – Tomkins Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm Miserere mei – Byrd Dyson in F When Israel came out of Egypt – East 19 February: Second Sunday in Lent Sung Eucharist, 10 amMore »

Sunday 1 January: Sunday after Christmas Parish Eucharist, 10am Evensong, 6.30pm Congregational services with Christmas carols. Sunday 8 January: Epiphany Sunday Sung Eucharist, 10am Mass for four voices – Byrd The little road to Bethlehem – Head Evensong, 6.30pm See  amid the winter’s snow – Goss (introit) Sans day carol – Cornish trad, arr. RutterMore »

4 December: Second Sunday in Advent Sung Eucharist, 10 am (Girls’ Choir) Missa Orbis Factor – Arthur Christian Aid Service, 6.30 pm Congregational service with hymns. 11 December: Third Sunday in Advent Sung Eucharist (Mens’ voices), 10 am Merbecke Christingle Service, 3 pm (Girl Choristers) Music TBC Evensong, 6.30 pm (Mens’ voices) Noble in B minor How beautiful upon the mountains – Stainer Responses – Dyson/Archer 18 December: Third Sunday in Advent Sung Eucharist, 10 am Missa Brevis – Bingham Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, 6.30 pm This is the truth sent from above – trad. arr. Vaughan Williams Sans Day Carol – trad. arr. Rutter The little road to Bethlehem –More »

6 November: Third Sunday before Advent Sung Eucharist, 10 am (Girl choristers) Mass for upper voices – Dove Thou, O God – Bourne Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm (Girls and lower voices) Responses – Reading Daniel Purcell in E minor Lead me, Lord – S. S. Wesley 13 November: Remembrance Sunday Service of Remembrance, 9.30 am (note earlier time) And I saw a new Heaven – Bainton The service is followed by a procession to the War Memorial in Memorial Park for the Act of Remembrance at 11am. Evensong, 6.30 pm Responses – Dyson/Archer Dyson in F Above the stars my saviour dwells – Tomkins 20 November: Christ the King Sung Eucharist, 10 am Missa Johannes deMore »

2 October: Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity Harvest Festival Sung Eucharist, 10 am Missa Brevis – Dove Choral Evensong (Girls and ATB), 6.30 pm Responses – Reading Daniel Purcell in E minor Thou visitest the Earth – Greene 9 October: Twentieth Sunday after Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am Mass for four voices – Byrd Salvator mundi – Tallis Evensong, 6.30 pm Responses – Dyson/Archer Bairstow in D Service – Arthur 16 October: Twenty-first Sunday after Trinity Services today are sung by the altos, tenors and basses of the Abbey Choir. Sung Eucharist, 10 am Messe ‘Cum jubilo’ – Duruflé Seigneur, je vous en prie – Poulenc Evensong, 6.30 pm Responses – Tallis Westminster Service – Clucas By theMore »

4 September: Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sung Eucharist, 10 am (Girl choristers) Christchurch Mass – Archer Mariam Matrem Virginem – McGlynn Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm (Girls and ATB) I am the lily – Arthur Responses – Rose Fauxbourdons – Morley Bogoroditse Dyevo – Rachmaninov 11 September: Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am Darke in F Ave verum corpus – Elgar Choral Evensong, 6.30 am Responses – Clucas Second Service – Byrd Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts – Purcell 18 September: Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am (Girls and ATB) Little Organ Mass – Haydn Evensong, 6.30 am Miserere mei – Byrd 25 September: Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am (AbbeyMore »

3 July: Sixth Sunday after Trinity Sung Eucharist , 10 am (Girls’ Choir) Evocation to a friend – Noon Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm (Girls and men) Responses – Rose Gloucester Service – Howells Seek him that maketh the seven stars – Dove 10 July: Seventh Sunday after Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am Missa Brevis – Lennox Berkeley The Holy Eucharist – Harris Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm Service – Arthur Responses – Clucas From the rising of the sun – Ouseley 17 July: Eighth Sunday after Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am Missa Brevis – Dove Evensong, 6.30 pm Congregational service with hymns. 24 July: Ninth Sunday after Trinity The Abbey Choir is on holiday, returning to the stalls in September. Sung Eucharist, 10 am SungMore »

5 June: Second Sunday in Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am (Girls Choir) The Lord bless you and keep you – Rutter Choral Evensong, 6.30 pm (Girls and men) Responses – Rose Fauxbourdons – Morley It is a thing most wonderful – Moore 12 June: Third Sunday in Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am Mass for four voices – Byrd Sicut cervus – Palestrina Evensong, 6.30 pm Congregational at the Abbey. The choirs are singing in a festival service at Christchurch Priory: Bairstow in D Blest pair of sirens – Parry 19 June: Fourth Sunday in Trinity Sung Eucharist, 10 am Missa ad præsepe – Malcolm Evensong, 6.30 pm Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts – Purcell 26 June:More »