Chelmsford Cathedral stands at the heart of the city but as you enter the building, you notice immediately a sense of peace amidst the bustle of city life.
It is also unexpectedly light and bright. Set among beautiful grounds which are enjoyed by many during their lunchbreaks, the Cathedral is open every day and is free to visit.
The space is used for a variety of events; concerts, education days, exhibitions, talks and formal dinners all take place in the nave and this contributes to the Cathedral’s mission to be a public space as well as a place of worship.
The Cathedral also has a number of specially commissioned pieces of art including The Bombed Child, by Georg Ehrlich, and Mark Cazalet’s painting on thirty-five birch wood panels depicting the Tree of Life.
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