Aberdeen - St Andrew’s Cathedral

King Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5AX


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St Andrew’s Cathedral has a strong tradition of the best of Anglican cathedral music and singing. Music is an important means of reaching out into the community as we attract many supporters for musical events - particularly our Saturday recitals which run throughout the year. In addition to hosting Diocesan events and services, we welcome visitors from all over the world.

Special service times

Holy Week and Easter Services:

Sunday 13 April – Palm Sunday:

  • 8:00am:  Holy Communion
  • 10:45am:  Liturgy of the Palms and Liturgy of the Passion
  • 6:00pm:  Choral Evensong

Wednesday in Holy Week:

  • 10:00am:  Holy Communion
  • 6:00pm:  Choral Evensong

Thursday 17 April – Maundy Thursday:

  • 11:30am:  Chrism Mass
  • 7:30pm:  Stripping of the Altar – Sung Eucharist

Friday 18 April – Good Friday:

  • 11:45am:  Stations of the Cross – City Churches
  • 12:00 Noon – 3:00pm:  Three Hour Devotions
  • 6:00pm:  Choral Compline
  • 7:30pm:  Veneration of the Cross

Saturday 19 April – Holy Saturday:

  • 8:30pm:  Vigil for Easter Eve – Lighting Paschal Candle

Sunday 20 April – Easter Sunday:

  • 8:00am:  Holy Communion
  • 10:45am:  Sung Eucharist
  • 6:30pm:  Festal Evensong

Service times


  • 8:00am: Holy Communion
  • 10:45am: Sung Eucharist
  • 6:30pm: Choral Evensong


  • 10:00am: Holy Communion
  • 6:00pm: Choral Evensong (university term-time only)


  • 6.00pm: Choral Compline (university term-time only)

Clergy and office bearers

Contact details

Cathedral Administrator:  Miss Kayleigh Jarrett

Opening Times:

  • Monday:  09:30am-1:30pm
  • Tuesday:  2:00pm-5:00pm
  • Friday:  9:00am-2:00pm

Contact Details:

Groups and activities

Children's Activities:

  • Creche - during 10:45am service
  • Sunday School (Godly Play or Junior Church) during 10:45am service
  • Young membership of Cathedral Choir from age 8


  • 6:30pm:  Tuesday Fellowship (Young Adults Group)


  • Wheelchair access
  • Loop system
  • Men and ladies toilet facilities
  • Disabled toilet facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Congregational parking
  • Large print books (on request)
  • Braille Print books (on request)
  • City council public performance licence for events in the Cathedral and the JSC Hall