St Swithun’s Day at Winchester Cathedral

St Swithun’s Shrine with a cover depicting the rain which according to folklore might fall for forty days if it rains on St Swithun’s Day

A week after the Translation of St Thomas, with the focus on Canterbury, there is St Swithun’s Day on Saturday 15 July.

At Winchester Cathedral the boy choristers will sing the first evensong of St Swithun on Friday 14 July ay 5.30pm.

On Saturday, St Swithun’s Day, evensong will be sung at 4.30pm by the Winchester Cathedral Chamber Choir and attended by the Cathedral Friends. The service ends with a procession to St Swithun’s shrine site.

Both services will be broadcast live on the Cathedral website.

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