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Cards for Good Causes pop-up shop

October 15 - December 12

'Cards for Good Causes' pop-up shop Visit the 'Cards for Good Causes' pop-up shop and buy Christmas cards sold on behalf of 25 member charities, other national and local causes. The pop-up shop is located in the Refectory until 12 November, and the Chapter House thereafter.

Chester Philharmonic Orchestra presents Commemoration

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A Shropshire Lad - Butterworth Violin Concerto - Glazunov Symphony No 6 (Pathetique) - Tchaikovsky Conductor - Richard Howarth Joo Yeon Sir (Violin) The Chester Philharmonic’s new season commences with a commemoration of the ending of the 1914/18 war, by completely contrasting pieces of music.  Butterworth’s incredibly moving Tone Poem, A Shropshire Lad, based on the poems of A.E. Houseman, with its invocation of the English countryside contrasts with the dark brooding Pathetique Symphony of Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Separating these we…

Chester Music Society presents: Elgar- Dream of Gerontius

November 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Elgar’s epic Dream of Gerontius tells of a pious man on his deathbed being led by an Angel to his judgement before God.  From the gentle Kyrie Eleison to the fiery Demons’ Chorus, you will be moved by this dramatic depiction of a soul’s final journey to its fate.

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Christmas Tree Festival

1st December 2018 @ 8:00 am - 6th January 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Christmas Tree Festival 2018 Join us for a delightful family event where, from the beginning of December, the cathedral cloisters are filled with more than fifty majestic Christmas trees - in support of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd. Follow the Nativity Trail around the trees and cathedral. Help decorate the children’s tree on selected dates (please call us to check dates). Don't forget to vote for your favourite tree!

Ian Anderson presents The Christmas Jethro Tull

December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Rock legend Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull will be performing a Christmas Jethro Tull benefit concert at Chester Cathedral at 7.30pm on Saturday 1 December. EVENT SOLD OUT Anderson and his band plus, plus the odd surprise guest and our very own Nave Choir will perform some of the more festive numbers, old and new, from the prodiguos Jethro Tull back catalogue, combining Christmas tradition with a rather more unusual repertoire for a cathedral setting. "Whether your Christmas is a…

G4 Christmas 2018

December 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting... Due to overwhelming public demand, original X-Factor stars and operatic multi-platinum selling vocal quartet G4 are back, with their atmospheric “G4 Christmas” tour across the UK in November and December 2018. With a series of 24 shows in beautiful cathedrals nationwide, these intimate performances see Jonathan, Ben, Mike and Nick recall the musical experiences of their childhoods. Expect to hear timeless classics such as When A Child is Born, Silent Night and…

Christmas Party Night – with Michael Buble tribute – in the Refectory

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

For the very first time our candlelit 13th century Monks Dining Hall will be the unique venue for three very special party nights. Join us tonight, and enjoy a festive three course meal whilst listening to one of the UK's leading Michael Buble tribute acts. Sparkling wine and canapés will be served from 7pm in the Christmas tree lined cloisters. Dinner will be served in the candle lit medieval dining hall from 8pm where the act will entertain during a…

Christmas Gala Dinner

Christmas Extravaganza – Gala Dinner

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Christmas Extravaganza - Gala Dinner Join us for our Christmas Extravaganza Gala Dinner in the Refectory of Chester Cathedal. With celebrity chefs - Francesco Gotti and Gianluca Tomasi Music by Frank Sinatra tribute Special Guest Opera Singer - Mastro Roberto ScarpettaSeven courses with accompanying wine £55 per person   MENU   STUZZICHINI Hot and cold canapés served with a glass of Prosecco   ANTIPASTI Millefogile of creamed salmon served with Sardinia bread Carasau and mullet roe Bruschetta with poached egg,…

Christmas Party Night – with Robbie Williams tribute – in the Refectory

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

For the very first time our candlelit 13th century Monks Dining Hall will be the unique venue for three very special party nights. Join us tonight, and enjoy a festive three course meal whilst listening to one of the UK's leading Robbie Williams tribute acts. Sparkling wine and canapés will be served from 7pm in the Christmas tree lined cloisters. Dinner will be served in the candle lit medieval dining hall from 8pm where the act will entertain during a…

Christmas Party Night – with Rod Stewart tribute – in the Refectory

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

For the very first time our candlelit 13th century Monks Dining Hall will be the unique venue for three very special party nights. Join us tonight, and enjoy a festive three course meal whilst listening to one of the UK's leading Rod Stewart tribute acts. Sparkling wine and canapés will be served from 7pm in the Christmas tree lined cloisters. Dinner will be served in the candle lit medieval dining hall from 8pm where the act will entertain during a…

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