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Waves

An extraordinary year of special events centred around the theme of water

Welcome to waves

It is easy to take water for granted but it is water that makes our wonderful world the beautiful and living place that it is. We find water in a delicate balance with dry ground at the very beginning of creation but today politics and climate change threaten the balance. In some parts of the world people are denied access to water; in other parts flooding and rising sea levels threaten livelihoods. We want to provoke thought over the course of the next year about how we care for and abuse the world God has given us. And the Gospels tell us that Jesus was baptised in water, walked on water, turned water into wine and described himself as living water, the water of life. What is all that about then? This is what waves is set to explore.

Forthcoming waves events

the DEEP – a world premiere brick exhibition
Tuesday 16 July – Sunday 8 September

This summer, journey with us, beneath the waves at our world premiere exhibition – The Deep – made with LEGO® bricks.

Come face-to-face with a 1.75 metre yellow tuna fish – made of 13,000 bricks; a fearsome Mako Shark created with 80,000 bricks and a massive giant squid containing 120,000 bricks which is 2.7 metres tall, accompanied by over eighty creatures!

An event not to be missed.

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Saving the Deep – an installation by Jacha Potgieter
On now, and until Thursday 29 August

A stunning, topical and thought provoking installation in the cloisters of the cathedral.

Created by north Wales artist, Jacha Potgieter, Saving The Deep features over ten sculptures each created from waste collected from just three beach visits.  The artist has donated his time creating the installation in order to raise awareness of pollution in our seas, as part of the cathedral’s year of extraordinary special events, waves.

All of the sculptures within Saving The Deep depict endangered species.

Open normal cathedral hours
Entry is free, donations are welcome

Waves Family Talk: ‘Sharks; the Ocean’s Greatest Mystery’
Saturday 24 August | 1pm

The Shark is an animal that evokes many different emotions in us as people and is an animal that represents just how little we know about our planets oceans, they control our world’s oceans as the top predator and affect our lives in more ways than we previously thought but if we don’t act to protect this amazing group of animals we could soon lose the oceans greatest mystery.

Talk presented by Blue Planet Aquarium.

Tickets All classes £1  Children 6 and under free.  Booking essential.

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