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HRH The Late Duke of Edinburgh

10 June 1921 - 9 April 2021

HRH The Late Duke of Edinburgh

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of HRH The Late Duke of Edinburgh. Beneath is a link to our website, followed by a series of further links through which you can find details of the ways in which Chester Cathedral is marking the death (these will be added as further details are finalised.

Remembering HRH The Late Duke of Edinburgh

Service of Thanksgiving

A Service of Thanksgiving for HRH the late Duke of Edinburgh in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant, the High Sheriff, Lord Mayor of Chester and Mayors in Cheshire was held in the Cathedral on Sunday 11 April 2021. You  may view the service on our official YouTube channel.

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One Minute’s Silence

The Cathedral Community will observe a minute’s silence at 3pm on Saturday 17 April to remember HRH the late Duke of Edinburgh.

A Statement from the Dean of Chester

The Dean of Chester, Dr Tim Stratford speaks on the passing of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.

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Book of Condolence

Due to Covid guidance, there is no physical Book of Condolence. However, you are welcome to add your comments to our virtual Book of Condolence, below.

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Mourning the death of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

The Cathedral is open from 9am – 7pm Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm Saturday and 12 noon – 5pm on Sunday for private prayer and reflection.

Chester Cathedral website

Visit the normal Cathedral website here.

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