St Edmund’s Day REIMAGINED

November 20, 2020 | 11:30 am
at home

Friday 20 November – St Edmund’s Day.


Due to the national lockdown, this event will be online.


Throughout the day, we will post on our social media channels.  Do join in any of these activities at home and share your photos with us via Facebook


Make your own St Edmund buns (download recipe here).


Make your own St Edmund Crown and Arrows mobile.


‘The Death of St Edmund – where was Edmund martyred?’ Find out what the books in our Ancient Library have to say here.


Two new pilgrimage routes for you to download. Even in lockdown, a great way to follow in the footsteps of the medieval pilgrims (the routes are each approx 1 1/2 miles, starting from the edge of the town and finishing at the site of the shrine of St Edmund). Please observe lockdown restrictions and note that churches are currently open for private prayer only.

Route 1– starting from the south (Hardwick Heath)

Route 2 – starting from the north (the railway station/St Saviour’s)


For schools – St Edmund drama. Full information and supporting materials here.


A special service of Vespers at 5.30 pm. This will be livestreamed on the Cathedral’s Facebook page.



Resources will be available on the Cathedral’s Facebook page and on the website.

Want to know a bit more about St Edmund?


Listen to the story.

Further details can be found here 


Listen to a 60 second audio snippet telling you more about St Edmund.


Build a model of St Edmund from LEGO bricks


Why not enter our competition – open to all ages (including adults)?  Full details here.