Special events

Events at Truro Cathedral

The Cathedral holds a wide range of both religious and secular events. We welcome all to attend. If you would like to go on our Events database to receive events information please use the Contact Us button to give us your details.

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Please check dates/times prior to visiting the cathedral as dates/times for some events may be subject to change.

Cathedral Calendar 2017 / 2018



10am-5pm Mon-Sat & 12pm-4pm Sun

Exhibition of the Truro Cathedral Calendar - A display of photographs from our fundraising calendar (continues during summer). Free


Monday 15

10am, 2pm and 7.30pm

Windows into Christianity and Science – A six-week course introducing the relationship between Christianity and Science. Held in the Pearson Room of the Cathedral Office. Evening entry is via the blue door opposite the entrance to the cathedral car park. Course costs £12. Dates of course 15, 22, 29 January & 5, 12, 19 February

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Sunday 21

Fairtrade Table - After Morning Worship in North Transept

Thursday 18-25





5.30pm (4pm on Sunday)

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Each lunchtime Preachers from Churches Together in Cornwall will preach daily in the Chapel of Unity and Peace: - click here for poster



All Evensongs this week will focus on Christian Unity

Thursday 18

Noon for 12.30pm

Mothers’ Union New Year Lunch Party – held in the Cathedral Restaurant. For more information contact Pam Macleod 01872 272335

Saturday 20


Free Cushion Concert in association with the West Briton - All are welcome to this free concert, but it is particularly aimed at families with children. Bring cushions and sit at the very front of the Cathedral, where the Cathedral Choir’s eighteen boy Choristers will introduce and sing a short programme of beautiful music. click here for poster

Wednesday 24


Solemn First Evensong of the Conversion of Paul - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Thursday 25


Solemn Eucharist of the Conversion of Paul - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Friday 26 & Saturday 27

All Day

Holocaust Memorial Day Exhibition and prayers

Friday 26


Special Evensong for Holocaust Memorial Day - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Sunday 28


Solemn Eucharist of Candlemas - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Sunday 28


Solemn Evensong of Candlemas – sung by Truro Cathedral Choir




Tuesday 6


Evensong for Accession of Queen Elizabeth II - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Wednesday 7


Beetle Drive - Join a lively group for some fun in Cathedral Restaurant. £5 includes tea.

Saturday 10


Evensong sung by In Ecclesia

Sunday 11


12 noon

Sunday Carvery Lunch in the Cathedral Restaurant - Enjoy a one course (£9.95) or two course (£12.95) delicious meal. Please pre-book on 01872 245011 or catering@trurocathedral.org.uk   

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Sunday 11


Open to Question - An informal opportunity to reflect on issues of Faith with Rev’d Canon Alan Bashforth in the Pearson Room. Entry via blue door opposite cathedral car park entrance. Free click here for poster

Monday 12th -Wednesday 14th


Half-Term Fun for Children and Families - Enjoy a visit to the Cathedral with free holiday fun. Different daily craft activities and trails.

Tuesday 13

7pm for 7.30pm start

Truro Cathedral Lent Course: Praying on the Way – a six session course aimed at ‘helping us grow in our discipleship through exploring and deepening our experience of prayer’. Venue: Old Cathedral School. 13, 20, 27 February and 6,13, 20 March

Please contact Canon Alan Bashforth or Rev’d Jane Horton for further details, tel: 01872 276782.

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Wednesday 14


Friends’ Coffee Morning - in the Pearson Room of the Cathedral Office. (entrance via

the blue door opposite the Cathedral Car Park). There is a bring-and-buy stall, a raffle and home-made cakes will be on sale click here for poster

Wednesday 14


Solemn Eucharist for Ash Wednesday - sung by St Mary’s Singers

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Thursday 15


Mothers’ Union AGM followed by entertainment - In the Pearson Room. All Welcome

Sunday 18

After worship

Fairtrade Table - A selection of Fairtrade products to buy

Sunday 25


Cornish Welsh Service for St. David’s Day - attended by members of the Cornish Welsh Society. All welcome

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Wednesday 28

7 for 7.30pm

Gilbert and Sullivan Evening. Musical entertainment followed by a buffet supper. Venue: Old Cathedral School. Price per ticket: £15. To book tickets email events@friendsoftrurocathedral.org.uk or leave ansaphone message on 01872 274986.