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April 2019

Two Twisted by David Mach

April 12 @ 9:00 am - May 20 @ 5:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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Two Twisted by David Mach David Mach RA returns to Chester Cathedral once again with a brand new installation entitled Two Twisted. Known for creating art on an often epic scale, Mach will not disappoint with raw materials which include sea containers, cars, steel girders and multiple tonnes of newsprint. “We’ll bring the outside world into the cathedral and activate it in a different way, layering the material rhythmically in a performance that almost becomes like a dance repeating again…

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May 2019

REQM Teacher Training Day Event

May 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

CPD Day for Teachers at Chester Cathedral Join us for a day of creative RE and discover the new and exciting educational offer at the cathedral. Find out more about the RE Quality Mark from inspirational and passionate teachers who have been on the journey - how they achieved it and the impact of this prestigious award. The program includes: The RE Quality Mark - journey and impact.  Find out more about the award that recognises outstanding and creative Education…

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Waves lecture: ‘Baptism in a Missional Church’

May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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£3.00
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Waves lecture: 'Baptism in a Missional Church' with the Dean of Chester The regular diet in most churches today revolves around a Sunday morning Holy Communion often described as the Main Service. Jesus did after all say “Do this in remembrance of me.” But these services are mostly for the faithful, committed and Confirmed. In our post-Christendom age do we need to hear more prominently Jesus command, “Go and baptise peoples everywhere”? What place then should Baptism have in the worship of…

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Chester Music Society presents Haydn ‘The Creation’

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The CMS Choir is joined by Chester Philharmonic Orchestra for Haydn’s Creation, which completes the choir’s season of monumental choral works. Haydn tells the story of the Creation in some of the most moving music ever written.  From the first appearance of Light through to the final view of the Glorious Work (including whales along the way), you will be swept along with the majesty of Haydn’s masterpiece.

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Make a Mosaic For Your Garden

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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Make a Mosaic For Your Garden at Chester Cathedral Make a colourful glass mosaic on a slate wall hanging which can be displayed in your garden all year round. We will take inspiration from the beautiful Victorian mosaics in Chester Cathedral. You will be able to choose from a large range of beautiful glass tiles in various shapes, colours and decorative finishes - all materials are included in the course fee You will learn to cut and shape glass tiles…

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June 2019

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Waves Organ Recital with Philip Rushforth

June 6 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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Waves Organ Recital with Philip Rushforth Cathedral Director of Music, Philip Rushforth performs an epic recital of organ music that reflects the theme of water. With superb works by Bach, Handel (excerpts from his famous Water Music) and even a piece commemorating the sinking of the Titanic, the glorious cathedral organ will be put through its paces with an eclectic mix of music. Philip will also perform an arrangement for organ of Hamish MacCunn’s colourful orchestral work The Land of…

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Chester Bach Singers presents the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£10 – £20

Chester Bach Singers, conducted by Martin Bussey, perform alongside soloists from the Fieri Consort, accompanied by the 18th Century Sinfonia, with the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble. The 2018-19 season climaxes with one of the most memorable concert experiences: Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, performed in the inspiring architecture of Chester Cathedral, a worthy stand-in for St Mark’s Venice. This sequence of vocal and choral masterpieces, composed just at the time when opera was taking off, is unique in its colour…

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

June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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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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July 2019

Learning Latin

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

Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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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…

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Make a Mosaic Mirror at Chester Cathedral

July 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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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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