2023 Tour

Another landscape photo

Our 2023 is over (see below for where we went), and we were blessed with larger congregations than ever before. Plans are already afoot for our 2024 tour (6–10 August 2024), details of which will be posted here as soon as we have sufficient information. All are welcome to join the congregation for our services, which begin at 6pm (18:00 hours) each day.

Tuesday 15 August, St John the Baptist, Bere Regis
Introit – Si sumpsero pennas meas diluculo (Jackman)
Canticles – Evening Service E flat (Brewer)
Anthem – How lovely are the messengers (Mendelssohn)

Wednesday 16 August: Milton Abbey Church
Introit – O for a closer walk with God (Stanford)
Canticles – First Service (Weelkes)
Anthem – King of glory (Jackman)

Thursday 17 August: St Mary, Cerne Abbas
Introit – Woefully arrayed (Cornyshe)
Canticles – Second Service (Byrd)
Anthem – God is our hope and strength (Blow)

Friday 18 August: St Bartholomew, Shapwick
Introit – Tebe payom (Rachmaninov)
Canticles – Second Fauxbourdon Service (Jackman)
Anthem – O Lord, grant the King a long life (Weelkes)

Saturday 19 August: Minster Church of St Cuthburga, Wimborne
Introit – O pray for the peace of Jerusalem (Goss)
Canticles – Evening Service in G (Atkins)
Anthem – O God, enfold me in the sun (Leighton)

With psalms, readings, hymns and prayers for the day.

Join us for the beautiful, meditative service of Choral Evensong:
Ancient words – Prayers for today – Timeless music 

Click here for a list of churches where we have sung Choral Evensong since 1991

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