Ripon Cathedral

15-16 Feb 2020

Information last updated on 29 Jan 2020

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Ripon Cathedral, Liberty Court House, Minster Rd, Ripon HG4 1QT

The Song School is in the undercroft. We will meet at the west end of the nave and go down to the song school together. The steps to the undercroft are steep and it is not possible to sit in the song school.



1330-1530 Rehearsal (Song School)

1600-1700 Run through in Cathedral (Nave Stalls)

1730-1830 Evensong


1000-1015 Warm up (Song School)*

1030-1145 Sung Eucharist

1400-1500 Run through in stalls

1530-1630 Evensong

* There is a 0930 said Matins service in the quire on Sunday morning. Please be careful not to disturb this service when arriving at the cathedral.


Saturday Evensong

Sunday Sung Eucharist

Sunday Evensong

Where available the music above is linked to online scores. You are reminded that no time will be spent in rehearsal note bashing music made available in advance.


There is no parking at the cathedral. The 'Cathedral car park' is a public car park very close to the cathedral. It is situated behind Sainsburys and can be accessed by car from Queen's Street or St Mary's Gate. There is pedestrian access from the car park to Minster Street opposite the cathedral. The car park charges £2.50 all day.


No group accommodation is being arranged for this visit. However, the following may be useful.

Ripon is a small town. We recommend booking accommodation early if you plan to stay in the town centre. Local hotels include:

Other hotels are available.

General information

All music will be provided on the day. You will be expected to have learnt music made available in advance of the visit. No time in the rehearsal will be given to note-bashing this music. We will spend more time looking at music introduced on the day. We regret that copyright does not always allow us to make all music available beforehand.

Cassocks and surplices will be provided on the day (if you are new, please send your approx height and build to Elizabeth at

Please wear quiet black shoes and black socks/tights as these might show under your cassock.

We do limit the number of people we can take to fit the stalls and maintain balance between the parts. Places are assigned on a first come first served basis. You will be informed if your part is over-subscribed within 48 hours from signing up for this visit. Please do not arrange non-refundable travel or accommodation until after this time. If you need to know immediately, please contact Ed at

We will not be arranging group accommodation for this visit.

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