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July 2017

ARK

July 7 @ 9:00 am - October 15 @ 6:00 pm

Modern & contemporary art in a medieval space The largest free to enter contemporary and modern sculpture exhibition to be held in the North West of England, ARK features 90 works of art by more than 50 celebrated sculptors including Damien Hirst, Antony Gormley, Lynn Chadwick, Barbara Hepworth, Sarah Lucas, David Mach, Elisabeth Frink, Eduardo Paolozzi, Kenneth Armitage and Peter Randall-Page. Free to enter. Open daily: Mon - Sat 9am - 6pm, Sun 1pm - 6pm. More information here.  

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September 2017

ARK Lecture | Almuth Tebbenhoff – Sculptor of ‘Time Taken’ and ‘Indensity 2014’ in ARK

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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£7.50

Our ARK Lecture series features some of the art world’s leading practitioners and academics. Suitable for: adults. Pre-booking essential.

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Public Workshop: Climate Change – Challenges & Opportunities

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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Free

The Chester Cathedral Public Workshop series, initiated by Claire, and offered in partnership with Chester Voluntary Action, is a space where we can practice community building and explore together the nature of human flourishing.  Everyone is welcome – of any faith or none. Climate change presents us with perhaps the greatest challenge of our current era. The choices we make now will decide whether or not we survive as a species. The workshop is presented in partnership with Chester Voluntary…

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ARK Lecture | An Evening with the Artist – Emily Mayer

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Our ARK Lecture series features some of the art world’s leading practitioners and academics. Join us for this event, with sculptor, taxidermist and model-maker, Emily Mayer. Emily is a sculptor working with found materials and taxidermy. Highly trained and innovative taxidermist, working in the profession since 1978. Apart from making her own work, Emily produces specialist taxidermy and related creatures for artists, restaurants, film and advertising ranging from mice to cows. Two pieces of Emily’s work are currently included in…

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October 2017

Chester Mystery Plays Launch

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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The public launch of Chester Mystery Plays 2018, which includes an opportunity to hear extracts from the brand new script, written by Deborah McAndrew). Find out more about this world-famous community theatre event and maybe even join us on a fabulous journey!

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Soulful Saturdays with Retreat House Chester: ‘I stop…to hear the second music’ with Julia McGuinness

October 14 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

The noise of everyday life can be stimulating, distracting and sometimes overwhelming. Yet underneath what is happening on the surface, lies what is going on. Poet Annie Lighthart writes of a ‘Second Music,’ one ‘less heard/yet always present.’ As we help one another to wholeness, we need to discern this second music of our lives, to identify underlying themes; the discords seeking harmony; the melodies that need drawing out. In this day we will explore ways of tuning in to a deeper listening when…

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Pre-concert dining for Last Night of the Proms

October 14 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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Dine in the stunning surroundings of our thirteenth century monks dining hall, The Refectory, before enjoying our Last Night of the Proms! Our classically British menu is currently being crafted – and will be available very soon.

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Last Night of the Proms

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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With the Manchester Brass Ensemble, Philip Rushforth, Andrew Wyatt and the Chester Cathedral Choir present their very own Last Night of the Proms! Music to include favourites by Elgar; Handel; Mendelssohn & Parry. Why not make an evening of it and enjoy some pre-concert dining in our thirteenth century monk’s dining hall?  For more information click here.

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Public Workshop: 50 Years from the beginning

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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Free

The Chester Cathedral Public Workshop series, initiated by Claire, and offered in partnership with Chester Voluntary Action, is a space where we can practice community building and explore together the nature of human flourishing.  Everyone is welcome – of any faith or none. The workshops take place on Sunday evenings in the cathedral Chapter House/Nave, from 6.30pm to 8pm. This workshop is: '50 years from the beginning - Where do LGBT+ rights go from here?'

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November 2017

A Short Retreat: A Quiet Day with Retreat House Chester

November 10 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Using the Cloister Room of Chester Cathedral as our base, and with other space available, this short retreat in the city will include simple input, shared times and your own time. Our Quiet Days usually take their theme from the season. Cloister Room, Chester Cathedral 10.30am – 2.30pm £12 inc. tea and coffee (please bring your lunch or use the Cathedral Refectory) Booking is essential, please.

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