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Knit One Share One

January 12 @ 9:00 am - February 6 @ 5:00 pm

Knit One Share One Join us for a celebration of knitting including the Knitted Bible, a fabulous exhibition of miniature scenes from the Bible knitted and created in wool. This environmentally friendly craft is staging a comeback!  Come and natter with our volunteers, discover why they love knitting, and if you dont knit, it may inspire you to start! Free entry - generous donations welcome Open during normal cathedral opening hours Love knitting, and want to get involved with this…

Christingle Service

January 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Christingle Service with Bishop Libby Lane The Christingle Service celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Church of England Children’s Society. Bishop Libby will be doing an interview with Revd Mike Todd – the Church Engagement Manager of the Children’s Society and helping to promote the mission of the Society to 1200 children in the Diocese. Twenty five schools have been fundraising for the service and will be bringing Christingles with glow sticks! All welcome.

Cathedral by Candlelight Tour

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

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.

St Valentine’s Dinner in the Chapter House

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Celebrate St Valentine's Day with your loved one at Chester Cathedral Thursday 14 February 2019 | 7pm Four-course meal - £35 per person MENU Canapés and Prosecco Asparagus wrapped in Parma ham, rocket, parmesan shavings and a balsamic glaze Asparagus with pearl onions, rocket, parmesan shavings and a balsamic glaze (v) Lobster ravioli in a creamy tomato and fresh chilli sauce Spinach and ricotta ravioli in a creamy tomato and fresh chilli sauce (v) Chicken supreme in a mushroom and champagne…

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Chester Philharmonic Orchestra presents ‘Life and Death in an Art Gallery’

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Rachmaninoff - Isle of the Dead Mozart - Clarinet Concerto Mussorgsky/Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition Conductor - David Chatwin Katherine Lacy (Clarinet) This evening’s soloist is the principal clarinet of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Katherine, a native of Wrexham, will perform Mozart’s beautiful and haunting Clarinet Concerto. The Concerto was written in the same year of Mozart’s death and the first performance took place only three months before he died. Two pieces in this concert were inspired by paintings.…

Chester Music Society presents Bach, St John Passion

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bach’s St. John Passion tells the dramatic story of the events leading to the crucifixion of Christ, from the Gospel of St. John. At times tender, frightening and passionate, the work is regarded as one of Bach’s most famous masterpieces.  We are especially pleased to announce that Rogers Covey-Crump will be singing the role of the Evangelist, a role for which he is well renowned.

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

June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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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