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The 1921 British Mount Everest Expedition

February 7 @ 9:00 am - May 31 @ 4:00 pm

  The 1921 British Mount Everest Expedition Photographs from the Collections of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) In the South Cloister Photographs, taken by George Mallory and other members of the expedition team during the 1921 reconnaissance expedition to Everest – organised by the Society and the Alpine Club, London – are among the first to document the dramatic landscapes and local people of Everest and the Himalayas. Originally intended to complement the expedition’s purpose: to carry out detailed…

Bible Talk – Spring Series No.1

February 19 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm

Bible Talk - Dean Bennett, the Cloister Windows, and St George There is no charge for attending the Bible Talks, although donations towards the work of Education in the Cathedral are encouraged. The spring series of Bible talks focuses on Frank S M Bennett, Dean of Chester 1920 – 1937 and the Cloister Windows. This series of talks marks the 100th anniversary of the Installation of Frank S M Bennett as Dean of Chester in 1920.  The Cathedral Library exhibition…

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

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

Mallory and Irvine – a talk by the Royal Geographical Society

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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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Benedictine Spirituality

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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One event on 30th March 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on 27th April 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on 29th June 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on 27th July 2020 at 7:30 pm

  Benedictine Spirituality A reflective evening of Benedictine Spirituality.  Each meeting will take place in the Chapel of St Anselm (accessible from Abbey Square) at the Cathedral and follow the same programme. The evening's itinerary: 7.30pm - Discussion about part of the Rule of St. Benedict Followed by lectio divina using a Bible text Concluding with Said Compline 8.45pm - Finish The Benedictine Spirituality evenings take place on February 24, March 30, April 27, June 29 and July 27. All…

Bible Talk – Spring Series No.2

February 26 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm

Bible Talk - St Basil There is no charge for attending the Bible Talks, although donations towards the work of Education in the cathedral are encouraged. The spring series of Bible talks will focus on Frank S M Bennett, Dean of Chester 1920 – 1937 and the Cloister Windows. This series of talks marks the 100th anniversary of the Installation of Frank S M Bennett as Dean of Chester in 1920.  The Cathedral Library exhibition for 2020 is all about…

Cathedral by Candlelight Tour

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on 26th January 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on 27th February 2020 at 8:00 pm

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.

Chester Philharmonic Orchestra presents An Evening of Russian Fantasy

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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 overtureKikimora…

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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

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…

Bible Talk – Spring Series No.3

March 11 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm

Bible Talk - St Chad There is no charge for attending the Bible Talks, although donations towards the work of Education in the cathedral are encouraged. The spring series of Bible talks will focus on Frank S M Bennett, Dean of Chester 1920 – 1937 and the Cloister Windows. This series of talks marks the 100th anniversary of the Installation of Frank S M Bennett as Dean of Chester in 1920. The Cathedral Library exhibition for 2020 is all about…

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