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July 2019

Poet in Residence Trail

July 6 @ 8:00 am - July 20 @ 5:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom
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Poet in Residence Trail This July, our 2018 Poet in Residence, Nikki Bennett presents her work across the cathedral.  Nikki writes: “It has been an honour and a privilege to be the first Poet in Residence at Chester Cathedral. As a lay person, I wondered how I would feel entering into this vast building and embracing its structure, history, visible beauty and elegance, and also its hidden places and lesser known spaces. Over the past year I have attended not only…

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Comedy at the Cloisters

July 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom
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Comedy at the Cloisters Featuring Jonny Awsum and Troy Hawke The CH1 Chester Comedy Festival brings the finest comedians to one of Chester’s most iconic landmarks for one fantastic night of comedy; in the Refectory Café. Musical comedian and Star of Britain’s Got Talent Jonny Awsum was broadcast to huge acclaim on the nation's biggest-rating ITV show performing alongside Ant & Dec, seen by 11 million TV viewers and viewed more than 30 million times on YouTube."He'll get you laughing…

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Learning Latin

July 11 @ 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

Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY 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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Waves lecture: ‘Water; Life or Death’

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
£3.00
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Waves lecture: 'Water; Life or Death' Vice Dean and Canon Missioner of Chester Cathedral, Jane Brooke discusses how climate change is affecting the lives of people in Melanesia especially through rising sea levels. The Anglican province of Melanesia is linked with the Diocese of Chester through diocesan visits and school contacts. Canon Jane will be visiting the area in June where she will be training clergy, visiting schools and hearing about the impact of climate change. Tickets £3

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Band of the Royal Air Force College

July 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£10 – £20

As part of their UK wide Anniversary Concert Tour, this special charity concert performed by one of the finest military bands in the country celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Royal Air Force Music Charitable Trust. All proceeds will go to the charity, which was established in 2004 to raise welfare funds through the performance of live music by Royal Air Force musicians.

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Poet in Residence Public Reading

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom

Poet in Residence Public Reading As she concludes her year as Poet in Residence, join Nikki Bennett for a Public Reading in the Lady Chapel of the cathedral.

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Chester Cathedral Nave Choir presents ‘Ein Deutsches Requiem’

July 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom

Chester Cathedral Nave Choir presents 'Ein Deutsches Requiem' Johannes Brahms Sung by the Chester Cathedral Nave Choir Tickets: £5 - £10

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the DEEP

July 16 @ 9:30 am - September 7 @ 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 This summer journey beneath the waves with our world premiere exhibition - The Deep - made with LEGO® bricks. Bright Bricks have grown to become the world’s premier independent toy brick building firm. 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…

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Learning Latin

July 18 @ 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

Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY 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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Garden Tour

July 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DY United Kingdom

Garden Tour with Phil Hunt, Custos Hortorum The cathedral gardens are home to a beautiful and diverse range of plants and trees; including ancient tree species and 200 varieties of fern, that have been carefully selected and planted. Join cathedral Custos Hortorum and botanist, Phil Hunt, for an enjoyable and informative look at what grows here; including the Monk's garden, Jubilee and Regimental Gardens and Cathedral Green. An opportunity to explore an impressive botanical resource, right in the heart of the…

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