We provide here for your information the programme of the Primatial Visit of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which will take place from 15th – 18th October, 2016.
15th October (Saturday)
17:00 Moleben at the place where, from 1813-1920, the Russian Orthodox church was located.
18:00 Matins of the Vigil service at the church of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia in Chiswick
16th October (Sunday)
09:30 – 13:00 Consecration of the Dormition Cathedral in Knightsbridge. Divine Liturgy. Blessing of the bells and an icon outside the church.
13:00 Festive Presentation at the Royal Geographical Society. Buffet lunch.
17th October (Monday)
13:00 Blessing of a new gravestone at the burial place of Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh (Anthony Bloom).
18th October (Tuesday)
- Visits to Buckingham and Lambeth Palaces
- Departure for Moscow