News and events Events St Mary Magdalene Patronal Festival Evensong in Lincoln Cathedral The service starts and finishes in church, and also includes a procession to and from the cathedral that will be led by The City of Lincoln Waites Band. Come and be part of this long tradition of visiting the ancient parish church located within the cathedral. Take part in gathering for worship where the parishioners first gathered after their church was made into the new cathedral building back in the 11th century. Celebrate the on-going ministry of this live and active parish church that has been situated right in the very heart of this ancient urban village since the 13th century. Enjoy the seasonal refreshments afterwards!