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Serene Space

May 10 - May 30

Matt Sherratt presents Serene Space in Chester Cathedral. Matt Sherratt is a Cheshire-based sculptor, he graduated from Loughborough College of Art and Design with first class honours and later studied at the Royal College of Art.  Matt Sherratt will be showing a new body of work called ‘Serene Space’ created for the fourteenth century Chapter House, drawing on its ancient space and presence.  The architecture and the modern art work are juxtaposed yet complement each other making a fascinating combination. The…

Father’s Day – Climb and Dine

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until 23rd June 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until 23rd June 2018

Looking for something different to do with dad this Father's Day? Embark on your very own family adventure and climb 216 steps to the top of the cathedral tower. Journey across the tower galleries and peer down at the cathedral below, hear tales of a King's escape and try your hand at making your own melody with our replica bell machine. you'll stand 125 feet atop the tower, the highest view point in Chester and gaze across spectacular views of…

Battle of the Organs 2018

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Featuring Philip Rushforth vs. Andrew Wyatt vs. Rachel Mahon vs. Nigel Ogden Now in it’s fourth year, Battle of the Organs returns to Chester Cathedral and promises another monumental evening of organ music. Using two digital, state-of-the-art organs, a chamber organ and the mighty cathedral organ, four organists will play in various combinations to produce a memorable evening of music and entertainment.

Soulful Saturday: “Love was his Meaning” – a ‘homely’ approach to the spirituality of Julian of Norwich

June 9 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

with Avis Palmer As Chester prepares for its 2018 presentation of its Mystery Plays, with their medieval origins, come and find out more about English medieval mystic Julian of Norwich.  This day is an invitation to explore how much Julian, medieval anchorite, mystic, writer and a woman of humour and common sense has to say to us today, guiding our prayer life and our daily living. £20 inc tea / coffee  (please bring your lunch or buy lunch locally)  -…

Father’s Day – Climb and Dine

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until 23rd June 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until 23rd June 2018

Looking for something different to do with dad this Father's Day? Embark on your very own family adventure and climb 216 steps to the top of the cathedral tower. Journey across the tower galleries and peer down at the cathedral below, hear tales of a King's escape and try your hand at making your own melody with our replica bell machine. you'll stand 125 feet atop the tower, the highest view point in Chester and gaze across spectacular views of…

Father’s Day – Climb and Dine

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until 23rd June 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until 23rd June 2018

Looking for something different to do with dad this Father's Day? Embark on your very own family adventure and climb 216 steps to the top of the cathedral tower. Journey across the tower galleries and peer down at the cathedral below, hear tales of a King's escape and try your hand at making your own melody with our replica bell machine. you'll stand 125 feet atop the tower, the highest view point in Chester and gaze across spectacular views of…

An Evening with Five Talents

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

An evening hosted by Five Talents in the cathedral's Chapter House to celebrate the link between Chester Diocese and the diocese of Aru and Boga in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Five Talents works with a network of local partners and churches to enable the rural poor in East Africa to establish small businesses. They set up village savings and loans groups, and train members in financial literacy and business skills.  Five Talents' members gain, often for the very…

Father’s Day – Climb and Dine

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until 23rd June 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until 23rd June 2018

Looking for something different to do with dad this Father's Day? Embark on your very own family adventure and climb 216 steps to the top of the cathedral tower. Journey across the tower galleries and peer down at the cathedral below, hear tales of a King's escape and try your hand at making your own melody with our replica bell machine. you'll stand 125 feet atop the tower, the highest view point in Chester and gaze across spectacular views of…

Father’s Day – Climb and Dine

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until 23rd June 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until 23rd June 2018

Looking for something different to do with dad this Father's Day? Embark on your very own family adventure and climb 216 steps to the top of the cathedral tower. Journey across the tower galleries and peer down at the cathedral below, hear tales of a King's escape and try your hand at making your own melody with our replica bell machine. you'll stand 125 feet atop the tower, the highest view point in Chester and gaze across spectacular views of…

Mystery Plays – Behind-the-Scenes Tours

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on 19th June 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on 21st June 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on 25th June 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on 26th June 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on 28th June 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on 29th June 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on 5th July 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on 6th July 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on 11th July 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on 12th July 2018 at 2:00pm

Enjoy a 60 minute behind-the-scenes glimpse at everything Mystery Plays; its history and origins, staging, costumes - conducted by Noah from the 2018 cast. Tours will run on: 18, 19, 21, 25, 26, 28 & 29 June, and 5, 6, 11, 12 July Tickets are just £3 per person Photograph shows Nick Fry in the 2017 production of Chester City Passion.  Courtesy of Photography by Mark Carline.

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