Gloucester Mystery Plays

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This Mystery Play is not being performed in 2017. Please visit again for further information.

The last Mystery Play in Gloucester was in 2013:



In 2013, the Easter Cycle took place on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 March, and  Wednesday 3 to Friday 5 April 2013. Cathedral-goers saw fresh versions of The Life of Christ, The Passion, The Harrowing of Hell and The Last Judgement in the two-and-a-half hour performances.


The Gloucester Mystery Plays Festival Weekend, took place on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 June 2013, and the streets of Gloucester were filled with colour and movement when the Company of Friends performs the full run of plays in the traditional from – from a pageant wagon – around the city centre.