On Easter Day, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion.
8am: Holy Communion from the Book of Common Prayer
A simple said service in the traditional language of the Book of Common Prayer.
10am: Choral Matins on Easter Day
Following the pattern of Matins from the Book of Common Prayer, with sung psalms, canticles and an anthem.
11am: Festal Eucharist on Easter Day
We greet the risen Lord with joy, proclaiming Alleluia, Christ is risen, He is risen indeed! The Archbishop of York will preach and preside.
4pm: Choral Evensong
A great day of rejoicing culminates in an uplifting service of Choral Evensong. The preacher will the Canon Precentor, Victoria Johnson.
York Minster is given to prayer and worship today. All are welcome, whether to join acts of worship, to pray on their own, or to discover the space.
York Minster Opening Hours
Mon – Sat: 9.30am – 45pm (last admission 4pm)
Sun: 12.45pm – 3.15pm (last admission at 2.45pm).
Please note these opening hours are subject to change. Please check our website for the most up to date information.