Maundy Thursday Services

All are welcome to join our special services during Holy Week & Easter.

On Maundy Thursday, we remember Jesus sharing the Last Supper with his disciples, the institution of the Eucharist, before his death on Good Friday.

  • 8.00am - Holy Communion
  • 8.30am - Mattins said
  • 10.30am - Holy Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer
  • 5.30pm - Evening Prayer said
  • 7.00pm - The Liturgy of Maundy Thursday live-streamed
    In this special Eucharist service, we recall Jesus’ supreme example of humble service in washing the feet of his disciples. Sung by the Cathedral Choir. 
    Preacher: The Reverend Canon Simon Holland, Interim Dean.
    The service concludes with a silent vigil in the Lady Chapel until 10pm

Click here to view the livestream

I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.

John 13: 34



Who can attend a service at the Cathedral?

Everyone is welcome to attend services at Chichester Cathedral. For many, this may be their first time visiting the Cathedral. We look forward to meeting you very soon!

Do I need a ticket for this service?

No booking required - general seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Access and facilities
  • Toilet facilities are available in the Cathedral (including an accessible toilet with changing facilities). 
  • Ramps throughout the Cathedral allow step-free access.
  • A hearing loop system is available.
  • There are a limited number of Disabled parking spaces situated on the approach to the Cathedral via West Street. These spaces can be used free of charge provided the vehicle is displaying a disabled person's badge and the registered disabled person is driving or is a passenger.
  • Guide, Therapy and Assistance Dogs are welcome in the Cathedral for services.