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The Christmas Tree Festival

25th November 2017 @ 9:00 am - 6th January 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on 1st January 1970 at 8:00am

Back for a fifth year - and bigger & better than ever before! Join us for a delightful family event where, from the end of November, the Chester Cathedral cloisters will be filled with more than 50 majestic Christmas trees - in support of the Ultrasound Breast Care Scanner Appeal at the Countess of Chester Hospital. Open daily: Mon - Sat 9am - 6pm, Sun 11am - 4pm.  

Chester Music Society presents A Gala Night at the Opera

November 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Linda Richardson soprano Nicholas Hardy tenor Daniel Shelvey baritone Chester Music Society Choir Liverpool Sinfonia Graham Jordan Ellis conductor Join us for a wonderful evening of arias, duets and choruses from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Verdi’s Aida and Nabucco, Bizet’s Carmen and many more.  Following its great success in 2013, the gala opera evening promises to be full of beautiful melodies and memorable music.   Tickets: £20, £14, £7 Concessions and group discounts are available.

The Gathering

November 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for “The Gathering,” a second contemporary Worship service held in the Refectory at Chester Cathedral. The Gathering is an opportunity for Christians to go deeper into their relationship with God, as well as offering an opportunity for those who are searching to hear the Good News in an informal and vibrant way. Worship led by the Josh Walker Band.

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The Snowman

December 1 - December 2

© Snowman Enterprises Limited Something magical is happening this Christmas... Big Screen. Iconic Film. World Class Musicians. A truly magical Christmas show. Delight your family this Christmas with a screening of two enchanting films accompanied by live orchestra. Following on from their highly acclaimed sell-out tour last December, Carrot Productions are once again bringing their Snowman magic to Chester Cathedral. Hear some of the UKs top musicians perform Howard Blake's beautiful soundtrack - including the evocative 'Walking in the Air'…

A Short Retreat: A Quiet Day with Retreat House Chester

December 1 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 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.

Pre-concert dining for Joyeux Noel!

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Dine in the stunning surroundings of our thirteenth century monks dining hall, The Refectory, before enjoying the Cathedral Choir's Joyeux Noel! event. Our classically British menu is currently being crafted - and will be available very soon.

Chester Cathedral Choir presents Joyeux Noel!

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on 16th December 2017 at 7:30pm

Chester Cathedral Choir, directed by Philip Rushforth, sing a selection of traditional carols for all to enjoy. There will also be seasonal readings and a chance for all to join in and sing some festive songs and carols. 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.

Christmas Gala Dinner

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Buon Natale! Come and celebrate the start of the Christmas season in our 13th century monks dining hall.  Spend an evening in the company of world renowned chefs Francesco Gotti and Gianluca Tomasi, as they prepare a seven course Gala Dinner. Start your evening with Prosecco and Italian canapés in the cathedral cloisters.  Then make your way through to our historic dining hall for dinner, all expertly prepared by Francesco Gotti and his team, and guaranteed to delight your palate!…

Soulful Saturdays with Retreat House Chester: Walking through Advent with the Saints

December 16 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

With Magdalen Smith A day of reflection for Advent drawing on the wisdom of the saints for our lives today. Magdalen Smith’s third book Unearthly Beauty: Through Advent and Christmas with the Saints is published in August ready for Advent 2017 and reflects on the life of ‘holy people’ from this season and what they can teach us in our everyday living today. Magdalen is Director of Ordinands for the Chester Diocese, and a popular writer and retreat-giver. Cloister Room,…

Pre-concert dining for Joyeux Noel!

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Dine in the stunning surroundings of our thirteenth century monks dining hall, The Refectory, before enjoying the Cathedral Choir's Joyeux Noel! event. Our classically British menu is currently being crafted - and will be available very soon.

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