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Historic Harry Bell Tolls

Canterbury makes history with announcement it will toll its famous “Harry” bell every night until pandemic recedes Canterbury’s

Easter Online

Illuminated cathedrals, choristers singing from self-isolation, an online pilgrimage, a virtual egg hunt, creating miniature Easter gardens at

Bristol Quirentine

A multi track performance from choristers at Bristol Cathedral. Ancient Easter tradition upheld at Bristol Cathedral as choir come together in

Online Pilgrimage Anyone?

2020 Year of Cathedrals, Year of Pilgrimage hasn’t gone away – it‘s just gone online. To be a pilgrim….from the comfort of your own home Online

Statement – UK Lockdown

Our buildings might be closed to keep us all safe – but we are here. Ever present. It is with a heavy heart that we close our Cathedrals during

National Day of Prayer

Sunday 22nd March 2020 – Light a Candle National Day of Prayer. Candles will shine bright across the country on Sunday as a sign of hope as

COVID19 – Reaching Out

Discovering new resources of humanity and togetherness : COVID19 Cathedrals are exploring new ways of reaching out to their congregations and

Prayers for Coronavirus

All our cathedrals are working hard to adhere to the latest advice and guidelines from the Government, Public Health and the Church of England to

Science Week at Cathedrals

Cathedrals mark British Science Week with …. Sound and Light shows to take visitors into space and beyond So, it thrilled audiences in Exeter and

Forget Gin

Forget Gin, Blackburn Cathedral launches its own coffee and tea blends. First it was gin, now Blackburn Cathedral has launched its own blend of

Pilgrimage and Thomas Becket

Pilgrimage and Becket: Southwark opens its doors for Cathedrals At Night event Pilgrimage is the theme for Southwark Cathedral’s Cathedrals at

Greta in Bristol

I will not be silent while the world is on fire, will you? Greta Thunberg has been addressing huge crowds in front of Bristol Cathedral today as

A Picture for Every Day

To celebrate 2020 Year of Cathedrals, Year of Pilgrimage, every day we’re sharing a photo of a cathedral, inside or out, the people that

Dinosaurs are Coming

To Peterborough Cathedral and the tickets are on sale NOW! Tickets go on sale today (Friday February 21st) for T. rex: The Killer Question, the

Newcastle 2020

Heritage Lottery Fund Work Begins On Newcastle Cathedral Building work has finally started to transform Newcastle Cathedral, breathe new life

Birmingham Choir Pilgrimage

And they’re off…. Choristers from Birmingham Cathedral kick start their own ‘Year of Pilgrimage’ with a tour of performances over the border.

1,000th Birthday Firsts

And so it begins….Year of Cathedrals, Year of Pilgrimage.. Happy 1,000th birthday sees significant firsts Two special pilgrimages have been

The Choir of Choirs

1 night: 80 choristers: 1,000 year old musical tradition. Thursday 13th June 2019 Boy and girl choristers from over 40 cathedrals and choral

Where is the Royal Wedding?

The Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will take place on Saturday May 19 in St George’s Chapel in the grounds of Windsor

New glazing at York Minster

UK first for York Minster as state of the art protective glazing is fitted into the Great East Window A significant milestone in the restoration

Cathedrals on television

In a new series of three films being shown on Tuesday evenings on BBC4, documentary film maker, Richard Alwyn, goes behind the scenes in three of

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