Choir Tour 2010-11

The day after Christmas Day the Choir of St Peter's Cathedral and supporters flew to England to sing in many of their grand cathedrals, and then to Rome, where they will sung in three basilicas including St Peter's in the Vatican

Two fantastic articles by Alison Campbell about the tour can be found in the December 2010/January 2011 Cathedral Notes and the December issue of the Guardian. The choir tour article in the Guardian is on page 4, and has some information not in the Cathedral Notes, and vice versa.

A daily blog of her experiences was written by Christine Beal . Check it out at

Another blog by Alison Campbell can be found at This blog also includes some background information on the tour.

Their itinerary was:

Dec 29 Evensong, Ely Cathedral
Dec 30 Evensong, Peterborough Cathedral
Dec 31 Watchnight Service, Salisbury Cathedral

Jan 1 Evensong, Salisbury Cathedral
Jan 2 Eucharist, Mattins & Evensong, Wells Cathedral
Jan 4 Evensong, Winchester Cathedral
Jan 5 Evensong, Canterbury Cathedral
Jan 6 Evensong, Guildford Cathedral
Jan 8 Evensong, Chichester Cathedral
Jan 10 Concert, Ivinghoe, Aylesbury

Jan 13 Services at Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome
Jan 15 Concert at St Paul’s Outside the Walls, Rome
Jan 15 Mass at St Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City

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