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Saving The Deep

July 1 @ 9:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Saving the Deep - an installation by Jacha Potgieter A stunning, topical and thought provoking installation in the cloisters of the cathedral.  This installation has now been extended to Thursday 31 October 2019. Created by north Wales artist, Jacha Potgieter, Saving The Deep features over ten sculptures each created from waste collected from just three beach visits.  The artist has donated his time creating the installation in order to raise awareness of pollution in our seas, as part of the…

the DEEP

July 16 @ 9:30 am - September 8 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until 7th September 2019

the DEEP - a world premiere brick exhibition Journey beneath the waves at our world premiere exhibition - The Deep - made with LEGO® bricks. In The Deep, come face-to-face with a 1.75 metre yellow tuna fish - made of 13,000 bricks; a fearsome Mako Shark created with 80,000 bricks and a massive giant squid containing 120,000 bricks which is 2.7 metres tall. An event not to be missed. The Deep features hand-built LEGO® brick statues that have been devised…

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Waves Family Talk: ‘Sharks; the Ocean’s Greatest Mystery’

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Waves Family Talk: 'Sharks; the Ocean's Greatest Mystery' The Shark is an animal that evokes many different emotions in us as people and is an animal that represents just how little we know about our planets oceans, they control our world's oceans as the top predator and affect our lives in more ways than we previously thought but if we don't act to protect this amazing group of animals we could soon lose the ocean's greatest mystery. Talk presented by…

Tasting Wines with Francesco Gotti

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tasting Wines with celebrity chef Francesco Gotti Join us for our next Italian evening in September. Enjoy a Prosecco and canapé reception followed by four courses including pairing wines to accompany, with coffee and pralines to finish - all accompanied by the best of Frank Sinatra. Tickets £60pp Book your table now - call the Refectory on 01244 500 964 or click below. MENU Stuzzichini Canapés Wine: Spumante Pinot Chardonnay Brut "Perlino" Flan di porcini e fontina con crema ai…

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Hospice of the Good Shepherd 30th Anniversary Proms Concert

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Enjoy a Last Night of the Proms celebration in the stunning surroundings of Chester Cathedral. 30th Anniversary Concert with Traditional Proms Favourites and Classic Welsh Anthems. Featuring the Rhos Male Voice Choir Aled Wynn Davies | Danielle Louise Thomas | Northop Silver Band and Canoldir Male Choir

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Write for Growth: From Stone to Story

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Write for Growth at Chester Cathedral: From Stone to Story A building becomes imprinted with the lives of those who have spent time within its walls: have contributed to its creation or care; are commemorated or come to celebrate, worship, remember or reflect; whose personal events, experiences and encounters become linked to its surroundings. As Write for Growth comes to Chester Cathedral, we will explore how this long-standing landmark of worship and sanctuary intersects with human stories past and present…

Science and the Christian Faith

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Science and the Christian Faith by Michael Reiss FRSB FRSA Michael J. Reiss is Professor of Science Education at UCL Institute of Education, Visiting Professor at the Universities of Kiel and York and the Royal Veterinary College, Honorary Fellow of the British Science Association and of the College of Teachers, Docent at the University of Helsinki, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Priest in the Church of England. His research and consultancy interests are in science…

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Waves Family Talk: ‘Help Save The Deep Blue’

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Waves Family Talk: ‘Help Save The Deep Blue’ with Jacha Potgieter Join Jacha Potgieter, artist, photographer and environmental conservationist – whose installation, Saving The Deep, is currently on display in the cathedral for an interactive talk about his sculptures, how he created them and the significance of the animals the sculptures depict. Tickets All classes £1  Children 6 and under free.  Booking essential.

Interfaith Discussion

November 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Interfaith Discussion The Lord Mayor of Chester, Mark Williams, and Vice Dean and Canon Missioner of Chester Cathedral, Jane Brooke lead a panel of representative faiths including those from the Jewish, Sikh and Islamic faith who will speak about, ‘what matters most to me in my faith’. The discussion is supported by Chester Cathedral and Cheshire West and Chester Council. Participation is free, but please register to let us know you are coming.  Register your attendance by Booking Tickets, below.

Writing Spaces: A Poetry Workshop

November 16 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Writing Spaces in Chester Cathedral: A Poetry Workshop A building; a page; a period of time: Each can become a space rich with creative possibilities. In this workshop we will explore spaces around us and put words on the page in front of us, venturing into that poetic territory between ‘the known world and the gravitational pull of what lies beyond knowing.’  Whatever your experience in writing poetry, you are invited to come and enjoy shaping something new in a…

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