Thursday 11th July – Sunday 14th July 2024 

We very much look forward to welcoming you to Winchester.  

The 2024 Festival will include: 


Thursday 11th July 

5.30pm: Opening Informal Service with Winchester Cathedral Choir

7.00pm: Phantom of the Opera’  -  Improvised concert with Jonathan Hope  (Assistant Director of Music, Gloucester Cathedral) 

9.00pm: Festival Fringe 


Friday 12th July 

10.00am:  Mattins  The Choirs of Chichester and Salisbury Cathedrals 

11.00am: Chamber Music Recital    St Michael’s Church, Kingsgate Street 

2.00pm:  Lecture              

4.30pm: Choral Evensong (recorded by BBC Radio 3) 

5.45pm: Patrons’ Reception

7.00pm: Come and sing Faure Requiem with Bob Chilcott (conductor) with the girl Choristers of Salisbury and Winchester Cathedrals and the lay clerks of all  three cathedrals 

9.00pm: Festival Fringe 


Saturday 13th July 

11.00am: Festival Eucharist

12.30pm: Informal Festival lunch (Hog roast and assorted salads) 

2.30pm: Outreach Concert with Winchester Cathedral Junior Choir and local schools 

6.00pm: Concert with choristers and lay clerks from all three cathedrals and brass ensemble to include Philip Moore’s At the round earth’s imagined corners (commissioned for the 2011 Southern Cathedrals Festival) and John Rutter’s Gloria


Sunday 14th July 

Services sung by Winchester Cathedral Choir 


Full details and booking information to follow early in 2024!