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Heritage Open Days at Chester Cathedral

To celebrate Heritage Open Days we have a number of exciting events celebrating our architecture and culture – all of which are FREE.  It is necessary to book for some events, to guide our numbers; those events are highlighted below.

 

Our full Heritage Open Day Programme:

 

Saturday 14 September

9am – 5pm – Children and Family area in the vestibule, including dress-up, monk’s trail, selfie-zone and colouring.  FREE.  No booking required.

11am – 3pm – Stonemasonry demonstration and exhibition.  Full details here.  No booking required.

 

Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 September

11am – Monuments and Memorials Tour – a look at some of the monuments and memorials in the cathedral and the stories behind them; ranging from family tragedy to royal scandal.  FREE, though booking is essential.  Book here.

1.30pm – General History Tour (45mins).  FREE.  No booking required.

3pm – General History Tour (45mins).  FREE.  No booking required.

 

Thursday 19 September

11am – General History Tour.  FREE.  No booking required.

1.10pm – 2pm – Organ Recital.  Tickets required.  Buy tickets here, or purchase tickets from the Cathedral Welcome Desk

1.30pm – Monastic Tour (30mins).  FREE.  No booking required.

3pm – General History Tour (45mins).  FREE.  No booking required.

 

Friday 20 September

11am – General History Tour (45mins).  FREE.  No booking required.

1.30pm – General History Tour (45mins).  FREE.  No booking required.

2pm – Misericord Talk in the Chapter House (60mins), followed by an opportunity to see the carvings in situ, in the quire.  FREE, though booking is essential.  Book here.

3pm – General History Tour (45mins).  FREE.  No booking required.

 

Saturday 21 September

9am – 5pm – Children and Family area in the vestibule, including dress-up, monk’s trail, selfie-zone and colouring.  FREE.

10.30am – Children’s Story time in the vestibule.  FREE.  No booking required.

11am – General History Tour (45mins).  FREE.  No booking required.

1.30pm – Children’s Story time in the vestibule.  FREE.  No booking required.

1.30pm – General History Tour (45mins).  FREE.  No booking required.