Chichester – Museum of the Moon

Event Details

  • Location: Chichester Cathedral
  • Address: West Street, Chichester, PO19 1RP
  • Start date: 28th October 2021
  • End date: 14th November 2021
  • Times: Varies
  • Entry fee: Free

Chichester Cathedral hosts Luke Jerram’s touring artwork, the Museum of the Moon. It measures seven metres in diameter, and features detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface. At an approximate scale of 1:500,000, each centimetre of the internally-lit spherical sculpture represents 5km of the moon’s surface.

The installation, which is on display within the Cathedral’s Nave, is a fusion of lunar imagery, and surround sound composition created by award-winning Bristol-based composer Dan Jones.

As it travels from place to place, it gathers new musical compositions and an ongoing collection of personal responses, stories and mythologies, as well as highlighting the latest moon science.

The artwork will be accompanied by a programme of events, concerts and late-night openings – booking required.

Dean of Chichester (under the Moon at Chichester Cathedral) with a prayer for COP26 in Glasgow this month.