The Civic and Parish Church of Bournemouth

Rejoice on Mothering Sunday!

A whole day of musical festivities

Mothering Sunday will be celebrated with music and flowers at St. Peter’s, beginning with a special 11am Eucharist service, 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 University Chamber Choir and St. Peter’s Choir will sing Mozart’s Missa Brevis in F and Purcell’s Rejoice in the Lord alway, sung with the university string ensemble. This is followed by a light buffet lunch at 12.30pm.

At 3pm the Bournemouth University Chamber Choir will sing evensong (Howells Collegium Regale canticles and Chilcott’s Te lucis ante terminum from Canticles of Light).

At 7pm, the University Orchestra will give a free concert.

There’s no need to book in advance – just come prepared to join in and have fun! Everyone is welcome.