A festival eucharist for Mothering Sunday, beginning an hour later than normal. The service is attended by HM Lord Lieutenant of Dorset, HM High Sheriff of Dorset, the Mayor and Mayoress of Bournemouth, and the Vice-Chancellor of Arts University Bournemouth. The preacher is the Archdeacon of Bournemouth, the Venerable Dr. Peter Rouch.
The service is sung by Bournemouth University Chamber Choir and St. Peter’s Choir, with the university’s string ensemble. The setting is Mozart’s Missa Brevis in F, and the anthem is Purcell’s Rejoice in the Lord alway.
The service is followed by a light buffet lunch.