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August 2018

Cheshire Artists Network War & Peace Exhibition

August 29 - September 25
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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Cheshire Artists Network War & Peace Exhibition This exhibition is the last event in the Cheshire Artists Network 'World War I Commemorative Project'. It began in 2014 and aimed to remember those who took part both in the fighting and in supporting roles. The Cheshire Artists Network (CAN) held twelve exhibitions, made up of three different bodies of work, which visited Cheshire, Wirral and Shropshire. Over an eighteen month period ending in June 2015, ninety pieces of work were shown…

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Holiday activities

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 29th August 2018 at 11:00am

Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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Looking for fun things to do in the city this summer break..? Drop into the cathedral today - and create... Stained glass windows Need crosses Crowns Activities take place from 11am - 1pm, and 2pm - 4pm. Alternatively, follow our brand-new Brother Ben Trail around the cathedral, stopping off to take your photograph as Brother Ben!!

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September 2018

Temporary Nave Closure

September 26 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Due to the recording of Evensong by BBC Radio 3, the Nave will be closed today from 2.30pm. However, the cathedral cloister, gift shop and Refectory Café remain open as normal. Members of the public are welcome to join us for Evensong; doors will open at 2.45pm and all should be seated by 3.15pm.

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CANCELLED – The Gathering: Experiencing God Through Music and Prayer

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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Regrettably, The Gathering has been cancelled due to ill-health.

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Deanery Eucharist at Eccleston Church

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Preacher: Canon Dr Christopher Burkett

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October 2018

Journey Into Light

October 9 - October 12
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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An exhibition of artwork created by prisoners from HMP Styal and HMP Thorn Cross to demonstrate the lived experience of prisoners and the stories behind their convictions and sentences. The hope is that by seeing the creativity of prisoners and hearing their stories people will be able to better understand some of the choices, mistakes and circumstances that they have faced in their lives. Free entry - generous donations welcome Open during normal cathedral opening hours (Friday 12 October until…

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Annual Canon Theologian Lecture

October 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom

Chester Theological Society presents the Annual Canon Theologian Lecture In the Refectory, Chester Cathedral Science, Myth and Being Human: Re-membering Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein 2018 sees the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s novella, Frankenstein: or the Modern Prometheus. This lecture will consider the origins of the work and its enduring popularity, not least through its many adaptations for stage and screen.  It will ask whether, given its affinities with ancient tales of Prometheus, the Golem, Pandora’s Box and Doctor Faustus, it is…

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Temporary Nave Closure

October 13 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Due to a private service the main body of the cathedral will close today at 2.15pm. However, the cathedral cloisters, gift shop and Refectory Café remain open as normal.

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Henry V

October 18 - October 20
Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral
Chester, Cheshire CH1 2HU United Kingdom
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Antic Disposition presents HENRY V by William Shakespeare Marking the centenary of the First World War Armistice, award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition present their critically acclaimed adaptation of Henry V in Chester Cathedral for three special performances. Moving effortlessly between 1415 and 1915, Antic Disposition’s Henry V combines Shakespeare’s epic history play with original songs inspired by the poetry of AE Housman, in a powerful tribute to the young soldiers caught up in conflicts five centuries apart. Performed by a talented…

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Soulful Saturday: ‘Night lovely as the dawn’ – a day with John of the Cross

October 20 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Soulful Saturday: 'Night lovely as the dawn' - a day with John of the Cross with Gillian Coxhead In October, as nights lengthen, join Retreat House Chester for an Autumn Soulful Saturday on well-loved Christian mystic John of the Cross, who explored in his experience and his writing what darkness might mean in relationship with a God of love and mystery – perhaps most famously in his ‘Dark Night of the Soul’.  This day will guide us gently through an exploration…

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