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January 2020

Temporary closure (click for details)

January 22 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom

Due to a service, the Cathedral is closed from 12.30pm - 3pm.  However, the cloisters, gift shop and Refectory Café remain open as usual. Everyone is welcome to join the Christingle Service at 1.30pm. For further assistance, please call the Cathedral on 01244 500 959.

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Candlelit Tours

January 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on 31st October 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 28th December 2020 at 8:00 pm

Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom
£12

Journey through 900 years of history and magnificent architecture and experience the cathedral by candlelight, as the monks once did. An atmospheric and moving tour provided by an experienced guide and a chance to take some stunning photographs.

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February 2020

Inner Journeys: Yoga in the Cathedral

February 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on 4th February 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 10th March 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 14th April 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 5th May 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 2nd June 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 7th July 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 4th August 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 8th September 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 6th October 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 3rd November 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 8th December 2020 at 8:00 pm

Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom
£10

As part of the 2020 theme of journeys, we'll be looking at aspects of our own inner journeys and will be hosting a series of events in collaboration with The Bodhi Tree Studios to explore this. Join us and Yoga teacher Emma for an hour's yoga practice in this unique and beautiful space. This class is based on physical postures, deep breathing and listening to the body. It is suitable for all abilities and perfect for those who want to…

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Valentine’s Dinner

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom
£49.95

Celebrate St Valentine’s Day with your loved one at Chester Cathedral Friday 14 February 2020 | 7pm Five-course meal – £49.95 per person MENU Peach Bellini cocktail on arrival Salmon served three ways, flavoured with tomato, garlic, lime juice and pepper served with butter croutons Bruschetta with Buratta, broad beans, sugar snap peas, radish, mint and chilli (v) Lobster ravioli with butter, sage and fresh pepper Procini mushroom tortilla with tarragon pesto (v) Oven-baked rack of lamb with artichoke hearts,…

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Inner Journeys: Sound Bath

February 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on 21st April 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 23rd July 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 24th November 2020 at 8:00 pm

Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom
£12

As part of the 2020 theme of journeys, we'll be looking at aspects of our own inner journeys and will be hosting a series of events in collaboration with The Bodhi Tree Studios to explore this. Join Angela Hassall for an hour of relaxation and recovery. She is a qualified Sound Bath instructor and her sessions help to shift our thoughts and feelings forwards at this powerful time. Adults £12 Students £10

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Mallory and Irvine – a talk by the Royal Geographical Society

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom

Mallory and Irvine - a talk by Eugene Rae from the Royal Geographical Society Birkenhead and Mobberley born and bred mountaineers on Everest, supported by the Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club, London. Find out things you never knew about the 1924 British Mount Everest expedition and learn more about their journeys through the Society’s Collections. This talk is presented as part of Journeys - join us during 2020 as we explore the many aspects of life’s inner and…

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March 2020

Chester Philharmonic Orchestra presents An Evening of Russian Fantasy

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom

Chester Philharmonic Orchestra presents 'An Evening of Russian Fantasy' Liadov Kikimora; Shostakovich Violin Concerto No1 - Soloist Savva Zverev; Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade; Conductor - David Chatwin Two of this evening’s composers were born in St Petersburg and the third was a professor at the Conservatoire. As if that were not enough coincidence, our soloist is from...St Petersburg too and what better choice of music to demonstrate the talent from that city and illustrate our theme of  ”Fable and Fantasy” than  Liadov’s…

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Inner Journeys: Yoga in the Cathedral

March 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on 4th February 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 10th March 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 14th April 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 5th May 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 2nd June 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 7th July 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 4th August 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 8th September 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 6th October 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 3rd November 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on 8th December 2020 at 8:00 pm

Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom
£10

As part of the 2020 theme of journeys, we'll be looking at aspects of our own inner journeys and will be hosting a series of events in collaboration with The Bodhi Tree Studios to explore this. Join us and Yoga teacher Emma for an hour's yoga practice in this unique and beautiful space. This class is based on physical postures, deep breathing and listening to the body. It is suitable for all abilities and perfect for those who want to…

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Imago Mundi – Space, Time and Symbolism in Medieval Christian World Maps

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom

  Imago Mundi - Space, Time and Symbolism in Medieval Christian World Maps, illustrated from the Chester Polychronicon A lecture by Professor Philip Alexander Geographers have long realised that we all carry in our heads mental maps of the world, which influence to a surprising degree the way we live in it. This illustrated talk will explore the mental maps of medieval Christians through the great medieval Christian world maps, particularly the one which the Benedictine scholar, Ranulf Higden, of…

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Chester Music Society presents Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom
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£15 – £20

Chester Music Society Choir presents Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis Erika Mädi Jones soprano Jeanette Ager mezzo soprano Matthew Minter tenor Alan Fairs bass Chester Music Society Choir Liverpool Sinfonia conducted by Graham Jordan Ellis The dramatic Missa Solemnis is one of the Beethoven’s supreme achievements, thought to be one of the most significant Mass settings. He dedicated the work to his great friend Archduke Rudolph “From the heart – may it return to the heart.” The two moments which set it…

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