Evensong at St John’s is sung on the second Sunday of the month, March to November, 4:00PM. From time to time there are exceptions and date changes; see calendar. Evensong is sung according the Book of Common Prayer (1662), is fully choral, and incense is used. A variety of choirs sing during the course of the year. Afternoon tea and sherry are served afterwards in the Upper Room and you are welcome to stay, enjoy the fellowship, and chat with members of the choir.
Evensong dates for 2019 are:
10 March, Lent I, Penitential Litany in Procession with The Cathedral Singers,
14 April, Palm Sunday, No Evensong, Passiontide Carols Service at 7:30
12 May, Easter III, Festal Evensong with Te Deum with The Cathedral Singers
9 June, Queen’s Birthday / Pentecost, Festal Evensong with Te Deum with St John’s Evensong Choir
14 July, Trinity IV, Choral Evensong with St John’s Evensong Choir
11 August, Trinity VIII, Choral Evensong with The Cathedral Singers
1 September, Trinity XI, Festal Choral Evensong with all Choirs as a farewell to Fr. Keith Dalby as he leaves us to become the bishop of The Murray
8 September, Trinity XII, Choral Evensong with St John’s Evensong Choir
13 October, Trinity XVII, Choral Evensong with St John’s Evensong Choir
10 November, Remembrance Sunday, Solemn Choral Evensong with The Cathedral Singers
Additional musical events at St John’s may be seen on the Music Calendar page. You are invited to attend as many as you are able.