Blackburn Cathedral Gathering: Lunch & Evensong

You are invited to Blackburn Cathedral on Sunday 25 June 2023, for a day of Cathedral Music with the opportunity to join the Cathedral Choir singing Evensong.


Programme for the day

10.30am Cathedral Eucharist.

12.00pm Coffee after the service, with registration.

12.30pm Lunch in Checks and Greys, the Cathedral restaurant, from a choice of Mains and Desserts as follows: 

MAINS: Creamy Spinach Chicken with Crispy Potatoes OR Courgette, Caramelised Red Onion and Goats Cheese Puff Pastry Tart with Herby New Potatoes and Rocket and Cherry Tomato Salad OR Haddock Fishcakes with Herby New Potatoes and Rocket and Cherry Tomato Salad.

DESSERTS: Blackcurrant Delice OR Peach Streusel Cheesecake OR Dark Chocolate Torte with cream and raspberries.

1.30pm Talk from Director of Music John Robinson, and renowned choral director Dr John Bertalot, on choral training and music at Blackburn.

2.30pm Short break.

2.40pm Divide into choir parts for warm up with John Robinson. 

3.00pm Full rehearsal with the Cathedral Choir. 

4.00pm Evensong sung by attendees with the Cathedral Choir. 

4.45pm Tea and cake and short presentation from Cathedral Music Trust. 


Programme of music:

Introit Teach Me Oh Lord - Byrd

Radcliffe Responses

Canticles - Brewer in D

Anthem Antiphon - Vaughan Williams

Lighten Our Darkness - Ed Jones

Hymn - O Praise ye the Lord

Download the music booklet


To book, please sign in or create an account, click 'register myself' below, then select the programme option for the day. You can also register a guest. 

Please answer the 5 questions and click 'save responses' before proceeding to the checkout. 

The cost is £25 (this includes a £5 non refundable booking fee).

If you need assistance please call 020 3151 6096 during office hours (Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm), and we'd be happy to help, or email us [email protected].

Online booking closes Sunday 18th June 2023 but places are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment. 


6/25/2023 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
GMT Daylight Time
Blackburn Cathedral Cathedral Close Blackburn, BB1 5AA UNITED KINGDOM
Registration is closed.