Peterborough Cathedral to hold memorial service to remember Duke of Edinburgh

A special service will be held at Peterborough Cathedral to remember The Duke of Edinburgh.

Monday, 12th April 2021, 2:22 pm

Prince Philip died aged 99 on Friday.

His funeral is due to be held this Saturday, and the country is in a period of national mourning until the funeral takes place.

On Friday evening, on the eve of the funeral, Peterborough Cathedral will host a special Memorial Evensong.

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The service will start at 5.30pm, and booking is essential. There will also be a live stream of the event. To book, visit https://www.peterborough-cathedral.org.uk/143/section.aspx/142/dofe-eve

A service also took place yesterday (Sunday) at the Cathedral, which is available to view at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyb5X2oFcA0

Following the announcement of The Duke’s death on Friday, Peterborough Cathedral tolled their bell 99 times in tribute.

Part of the Cathedral is open for private prayer every day between noon and 2pm - although that has been extended today until 6pm.

The Duke of Edinburgh has sadly died aged 99.