Since the 7th century people have been praying and worshipping in this holy place where we follow the monastic tradition by having regular services each day of the week.

The act of worship stands at the heart of what we do at Southwark Cathedral and below you will find the times of our regular services and how to attend or view online.

Please scroll down for further information on what services you can attend at the Cathedral and what ones are broadcast online or both!



8.30am - Morning Prayer

9am - Eucharist

11am - Choral Eucharist 

3pm - Choral Evensong

6pm - Night Prayer (Compline)


Monday - Friday

9am - Morning Prayer 

12.30pm - Midday Prayer

12.45pm - Eucharist

5.30pm - Choral Evensong (Monday, Tuesday and Friday) or Evening Prayer (Wednesday and Thursday) 

8.00pm - Night Prayer (Compline)



9am - Morning Prayer

9.30am - Eucharist

4.00pm - Evening Prayer 

8.00pm - Night Prayer (Compline)

Please note that services or service times may change at short notice, we recommend you use our services calendar here for up to date information


Further Information

What services can I attend at the Cathedral without registering in advance?

You can attend the following services at the Cathedral;

Morning Prayer (Daily)

Morning Eucharist (Sunday)

Midday Prayer (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Midday Eucharist (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Choral Evensong (Monday, Tuesday and Friday)

Evening Prayer (Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday)


What Services do I need to register beforehand for to attend?

To attend Choral Eucharist or/and Choral Evensong at the Cathedral on a Sunday, at present due to reduced capacity for social distancing you need to register your attendance beforehand via Eventbrite here


What Services are Online only?

Night Prayer (Compline) on Sunday at 6pm and Monday to Saturday at 8pm will be online only via our Facebook page here


Are Orders of Services available?

As we are keeping our printed material down to a minimum, we encourage you to download a copy of the Order of Service for Midday Prayer, Midday Eucharist during the week and Choral Eucharist and Choral Evensong on Sundays in advance and bring it with you or use online.  These can be downloaded from here

QR codes are also available to scan at the Cathedral which will download a PDF copy of the Order of Service direct to your phone or tablet.

The same applies for Sunday worship for the Eucharist and Evensong.


Do I have to wear a Facecovering when attending a Service?

It is now mandatory to wear a facecovering when attending a service unless exempt to do so.


*Details of Services and daily events  can be confirmed by contacting Reception on 020 7367 6700 during weekdays, and the Vergers' Vestry on 020 7367 6712 at weekends.