Services & Dates


Friday 22nd, 2:30pm* and 6:30pm** for 7pm, Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, WR1 2LA

*The afternoon event has a sign language interpreter

**The evening event is followed by a procession to St Andrew’s Spire, where the Christmas tree will be lit

Thursday 28th, 2:15pm, Pershore Abbey, Pershore, WR10 1DT



Wednesday 4th 7pm, Droitwich Spa, Methodist Church, Droitwich Spa, WR9 8AN

Tuesday 10th 7pm, Malvern Priory, Malvern, WR14 2AY

Thursday 19th 7pm, Carols at St Richard’s Hospice, WR5 2QT

Your dedicated name(s) will be displayed around St Andrew’s Spire, Worcester from Friday 22nd November 2019. Additional banners will go up on Friday 6th December and a final banner will go up on Christmas Eve. You will be sent details of which banner your name(s) are displayed.

Name(s) dedicated will be placed, with your permission in the Worcester News on Christmas Eve as well as on our Online Book of remembrance.

Books of Remembrance will be placed in Worcester Cathedral, Droitwich Library, Great Malvern Priory and Pershore Abbey from the beginning of December.

To ensure that all names are displayed on the banner for the Lights of Love Service at the Cathedral and Tree switch on at St Andrew’s Spire, please return the form to us by Tuesday, 19th Nov 2019. After this, additional banners will be added on 6th and 24th December.

To ensure that your loved one’s name(s) are displayed on the banners at St Andrew’s Spire and in the Worcester News, please return this form and your donation by 17th December.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

During this challenging time, we are doing our utmost to continue caring for the patients and loved ones who need us most.

The way we work has been adapted, with many of our services delivered remotely – such as over the phone, or by video call. And we are working closely with other health care professionals in Worcestershire to share knowledge and expertise at this time.

Latest changes at St Richard’s Hospice

  • In-patient Unit: To protect patients and staff  from the spread of the virus, we are following national guidance and therefore it is with regret we are not able to accept visitors. Please do not hesitate to contact the In-patient Unit with any questions on 01905 958163. Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
  • Community Nursing: Community services continue to operate, with a mixture of hands-on care and remote support.
  • Living Well and Family Support Services: Switched to virtual model, with care given remotely over the phone or via video call.
  • Shops: All 19 of our shops and warehouse are temporarily closed. Please do not leave donations outside our shops, as we are unable to collect them at this time.
  • Fundraising: All hospice organised events until the end of August have been postponed. If you wish to support us, please donate to our Resilience Fund.

Please do not visit St Richard’s Hospice if you have a high temperature or new, continuous cough. If you have these symptoms, please stay at home and self-isolate for seven days. See NHS advice on coronavirus.

Thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.