On the Saturday, Jesus' body lay in the tomb. This is a quiet day of preparations for Easter celebrations which start as night falls.
8.30am: Morning Prayer
Sung by the men of the Cathedral Choir
8pm: Easter Vigil
This first service of Easter begins quietly in darkness, but ends in joyful light and noise. Includes baptisms and confirmations from across the diocese.
This year, BBC Radio will be live broadcasting services on Easter Sunday. Services to be broadcast are the 8.10am Eucharist, to be broadcast live on BBC Radio 4, followed in the afternoon by Evensong on BBC Radio 3. These broadcasts will affect access to the building on Saturday 31st March and Sunday 1st April. Please click here for more information.