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Friends of Chester Cathedral

The Friends of Chester Cathedral. Enhancing the present, supporting the future

The Friends of Chester Cathedral is a Registered Charity led by a Council of Trustees. Members come from all walks of life and are of varying faiths or none, brought together as a society founded nearly 100 years ago with the common aim of supporting the Dean and Chapter in their work.

  • Support the life, worship, and ministry of the Cathedral
  • Enhance and assist in maintaining the fabric and furniture of the building
  • Host events throughout the year (scroll down for list of upcoming events)

Recent grants made to the Cathedral include

  • Support for the Music Department during the pandemic restrictions
  • Portrait of retired Dean Gordon McPhate
  • Storage for gardening tools & planting in the Garth
  • Provision of bespoke Nave liturgical furniture

Invitation to join us

If you would like to get involved, we warmly invite applications from new members.
Membership Form

Most recent Annual Report
Privacy statement

Upcoming events hosted by Friends of Chester Cathedral

2 May | Chester Cathedral Choir: the recordings through the decades | More details and book here

1 August | Garden Party with Liz West preview | More details and book here

10 September | The English Cathedral exhibition private viewing | More details and book here

7 October | Trena Cox: Reflections 100 preview evening | More details and book here

18 November | Get to know the Cathedral organ presented by Philip Rushforth | More details and book here

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It costs £6,000 a day to care for our historic building and to maintain our worship and music tradition. We rely on the kindness and generosity of people like you to power our work.