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Waves Dual Textile Exhibition

June 4 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

'River of Life' and 'On The Edge Of' Dual Textile Exhibition Small waves will be visible in this double act, ‘The River of Life’ textile exhibition by textile artist Jacqui Frost from her ‘threads through life and faith’ series, commissioned by the Deo Gloria Trust. Alongside this will be the work of local artist group, Textile 21, ‘On the Edge of.’ This exhibition gives each person in the group a chance to explore what the broad subject of ‘The Sea’ means…

Father’s Day Adventure

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until 22nd June 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until 22nd June 2019

One event on 15th June 2019 at 2:00 pm

Looking for something different to do with dad this Father's Day? Embark on your very own family adventure and climb 216 steps to the top of the cathedral tower. Journey across the tower galleries and peer down at the cathedral below, hear tales of a King's escape and try your hand at making your own melody with our replica bell machine. you'll stand 125 feet atop the tower, the highest view point in Chester and gaze across spectacular views of…

Father’s Day Adventure

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until 22nd June 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until 22nd June 2019

One event on 15th June 2019 at 2:00 pm

Looking for something different to do with dad this Father's Day? Embark on your very own family adventure and climb 216 steps to the top of the cathedral tower. Journey across the tower galleries and peer down at the cathedral below, hear tales of a King's escape and try your hand at making your own melody with our replica bell machine. you'll stand 125 feet atop the tower, the highest view point in Chester and gaze across spectacular views of…

Chester Heritage Festival

Charles Kingsley Exhibition in the Cathedral Library

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Charles Kingsley Exhibition in the Cathedral Library Charles Kingsley: Christian Socialist and Natural Historian. To mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Kingsley (1819-1875) and the 150th anniversary of his appointment as a Residentiary Canon at Chester Cathedral in 1869, the Chester Cathedral Library has mounted an exhibition about his several contributions to national and local debates. The curator of the exhibition will give short presentations about the exhibition at 10.30am, 11.30am, 2pm and 3pm. Limited capacity of…

Chester Heritage Festival

Cloister Windows Talk

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cloister Windows Talk - in the Cloister Room The stained glass windows in the cloisters of Chester Cathedral form a fascinating series, representing a Kalendar of the Church’s year, showing Saints’ days and important feast days in the Christian year. The windows were installed between 1920 and 1932, and were funded solely by donations. Over the past two years a small group of volunteers has been researching these windows in some detail, and this illustrated presentation, a part of Chester…

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Chester Philharmonic Orchestra presents: ‘Love, Life and Death’

June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis of themes by Carl Maria von Weber Shostakovich - ‘Cello Concerto Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet Conductor - Marco Bellasi Findlay Spence (Cello) How better to close the Chester Philharmonic Orchestra's Season of Life and Death in music than to hear these three very unusual, yet well known, pieces of (fairly) modern classical music.  The Hindemith, with possibly the longest title in the musical repertoire, was composed in 1940 for piano, but then re-scored for orchestral…

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Draw and Tour

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Draw and Tour at Chester Cathedral Explore your creative side and join us for an evening of drawing using the beautiful interior of the cathedral as inspiration. Merging history and architecture with art - the evening will include a 20 minute talk and workshop with local artist Lynette Howells-Moore. This will be followed by a short tour of the building to spark some creativity, allowing time to make quick sketches as you go. After the tour the cathedral space is…

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Learning Latin

July 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 8th August 2019

Learning Latin with Professor Gordon McPhate Come to learn Latin which will help you translate and understand parts of the Anglican Liturgy: Nunc Dimittis, Pate Noster, Credo, Magnifcat, Benedictus and Te Deum. There are 6 sessions each Thursday, commencing Thursday 4 July, from 10.30am - 12.30pm in the library of Chester Cathedral. Week One: Grammar (nouns & adjectives 1), (verbs present tense) Reading (Mark 1 : 23-34) and Nunc Dimittis text. Week Two: Grammar (nouns & adjectives 2), (verbs past…

Make a Mosaic Mirror at Chester Cathedral

July 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make a Mosaic Mirror at Chester Cathedral We will take inspiration from the beautiful Victorian mosaics at Chester Cathedral You will use glass mosaic tiles to decorate your mirror frame, choosing from a large selection of shapes, sizes, colours and decorative finishes. You will learn to cut and shape glass tiles and develop a clear understanding of the process of constructing a mosaic, which can be applied to other projects at home. Your finished mirror will need to be grouted…

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Comedy Bingo

July 5 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Comedy Bingo at Chester Cathedral Raising funds for Stick ‘n’ Step. Eyes Down for a fabulous night of fun(draising) for Stick ‘n’ Step with this truly hilarious and unique event! Comedy Bingo is a highly interactive show hosted by comedian Brendan Riley “bouncy and engaging” – The Scotsman.  In the Refectory Café. This event is part of the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival www.ch1chestercomedyfestival.com Tickets £10 Show Times: Door 7:30pm , Show: 8:30pm Age Restriction: 16 +  

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