Three Choirs Festival

The Three Choirs Festival is a week-long programme of choral and orchestral concerts, cathedral services, solo and chamber music recitals, masterclasses, talks, theatre, family events, exhibitions and walks, rotating each summer between the beautiful English cathedral cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester. It is thought to be the longest-standing classical music festival in the world and celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2015.

The main festival’s packed schedule of daytime events is augmented by community and outreach projects bespoke to each city.

Gloucester 26 July - 3 August 2019 | Worcester 25 July - 1 August 2020 | Hereford 24 - 31 July 2021

Find us at...

  • Three Choirs Festival
  • 7c College Green
  • Gloucester
  • GL1 2LX

Our Events

  • Gloucester

    Drama Workshop: Shakesprean Journeys

    28 July 2019
    Old Bishop's Palace Garden

    10 - 11 am (ages 7 - 12)

    7 - 16 years
  • Gloucester

    Antara Duo

    28 July 2019
    St Mary De Lode

    Thomas Hancox fluteRachel Wick harp

    5 - 11 years
  • Gloucester

    Dance! Dance!

    29 July 2019
    St Mary De Lode

    Join Lilliput Violin Duo Kate Skeet and Kate Fawcett as they entertain with jigs, reels, waltzes and tangos.

  • Gloucester

    Tommy Foggo Superhero

    29 July 2019
    Gloucester Guildhall

    One day, Tommy Foggo runs away - to the seaside, where he finds Destino, a talking cello with a mission.

  • Gloucester

    Drumming Workshop

    31 July 2019
    Old Bishop's Palace Garden

    Let off some steam with this high-energy drumming workshop led by Cheltenham College Head of Music David McKee, where you'll learn some simple Samba and African drumming.

  • Gloucester

    Arts and Crafts Drop-In: A Taste of India

    02 August 2019
    St Mary De Lode

    Join Lucy Moriarty from the Holst Birthplace Museum for a fun session discovering all about India through arts and crafts, dressing up and a spicy smelling trail!

  • Gloucester

    Travelling Tales

    03 August 2019
    St Mary De Crypt

    Members of the Dr K Sextet tell stories from across the globe, narrated by the ensemble and accompanied with related music.  A retelling of the Ramayana with Carnatic violin improvisation, Tom Jo...


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