Girls’ Choir Voice Trials 2015

Girls’ Choir Voice Trials 2015

Voice trials for girls wishing to join the choir take place annually and the next round of auditions will be held on Saturday 21 November 2015. For further details or to apply online click here. Applications will be welcomed from girls who are in Year 8 from September 2015. Successful candidates will take up their place in January 2016. Membership…
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Cathedral Choir on tour

Cathedral Choir on tour

The Cathedral Choir are currently on a two-week tour across the southern United States of America working in partnership with Euro Arts Tours. The inaugural concert took place on Tuesday 7 April at St John the Divine, Houston, Texas where the choir received a warm welcome from all who attended, including the Canterbury Cathedral Trust’s patron President George H W Bush…
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Grant to Cathedral as part of the First World War Centenary Fund

Grant to Cathedral as part of the First World War Centenary Fund

  Canterbury Cathedral has been awarded a grant of £150,000 towards the cost of major building repairs as part of an award of £8.3 million by the Government as the second installation of its World War One Commemoration inspired fund. The fund, which was first announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon George Osborne MP, in the…
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Two beautiful new additions to the Great Cloister

Two beautiful new additions to the Great Cloister

In June 2014, the Cathedral’s Great Cloister has been enhanced by two new beautiful stained glass windows. On June 2 2014; a new window in the North walk of the Great Cloister was dedicated by the Dean. It was designed by up-and-coming glass artist Emma Lindsay and commemorates the generosity of the Garfield Weston Foundation in supporting the restoration of…
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New stained glass window revealed

New stained glass window revealed

A new stained glass window has been installed in the Great Cloister of Canterbury Cathedral . It’s been designed by an up and coming glass artist who was chosen following a search for a design that would honour the generosity of the Garfield Weston Foundation to the Cathedral. The winning design was selected for its beauty and timeless imagery and…
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Canterbury Cathedral’s new £19.4million Journey

Canterbury Cathedral’s new £19.4million Journey

Canterbury Cathedral is delighted at the earmarked funding including a development grant* announced today by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its £19.4 million Canterbury Journey project. The Canterbury Journey will radically transform the accessibility of Canterbury Cathedral. It will safeguard an iconic building which embodies England’s story, increase the number and broaden the range of those who journey to…
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Hundreds fill Cathedral Crypt to hear best selling Author

Hundreds fill Cathedral Crypt to hear best selling Author

Hundreds of people packed the ancient Crypt of Canterbury Cathedral on Wednesday 26 March to hear the bestselling Author Ken Follett deliver a lecture entitled ‘Why Cathedrals’. The sold out event was part of an exclusive tour of five Cathedrals to mark the 25th anniversary of the global bestseller ‘The Pillars of Earth’. The evening provided a rare opportunity to…
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