Coronation Celebrations at the Cathedral
Join the Cathedral community as we celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and the Queen Consort this May.
From Wednesday 2nd May- Friday 5th May, the Catholic Bishops’ of England and Wales have asked all Catholics to pray for the King and Queen Consort. Physical copies of the Coronation Prayer Card will be available in the Cathedral or you can download a copy of it here.
On Friday 5th May, we are pleased to be hosting the Diocese of Nottingham’s Coronation Concert: God Save the King! Civic, ecumenical and interfaith guests from across the city, county and diocese will be in attendance- including His Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for the County Sir John Peace- making it a true Nottingham community kick off for the Coronation weekend. Directed by Greg Treloar, the concert features a very regal selection of music, including Handel’s Coronation Anthems and his sublime ‘Eternal Source of Light Divine’, Zadok Rules, Stanford’s Coronation Gloria in Bb. There’ll also be plenty of opportunities for the audience to join in with rousing numbers, including Parry’s Jerusalem, the national anthem and Vaughan William’s ‘Old 100th Psalm’. The evening draws together Nottingham Cathedral Choir, the Cathedral International Choir, the Boys' and Girls' Choirs, the Mansfield Children’s Choir and St Andrew’s with Castle Gate choir. It will also feature the award-winning Helix Ensemble, an orchestral group of musicians from across the East Midlands. You can purchase tickets here.
On Sunday 7th May, Bishop Patrick will be celebrating a Mass of Thanksgiving for His Majesty the King and the Queen Consort. The choir will be singing and the Mass will be live-streamed. This will be followed by a Coronation Tea Party in the Cathedral Hall.