A blossoming journey

A blossoming journey

Here at the Cathedral we are fortunate to have an amazing army of volunteers who give up some of their spare time and contribute their skills for the benefit of the Cathedral building and its visitors. The Cathedral Flower Guild has 53 volunteers and their work is evident for all to admire. The history of this particular band of volunteers…
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For whom the bell tolls…

For whom the bell tolls…

Bells are the voice of the church; they have tones that touch and search the hearts of young and old. Longfellow Three times a week, 60 feet above the ground in the South West tower of Canterbury Cathedral, the bell ringers practise the peculiarly British art of change ringing. (Of the 7,300 towers world-wide equipped for change-ringing, only 81 towers…
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A stitch in time

A stitch in time

The irony of the title ‘Holy Stitchers’ is certainly not lost on our fantastic band of volunteers who help ‘make do and mend’ to a whole range of items including Cathedral vestments, Guide sashes, kneeling pads and Alms bags. The group of 10 volunteers meet every Thursday morning at 2 The Precincts to tackle the latest challenge the Cathedral has…
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The best days of your life

The best days of your life

This year the Canterbury Cathedral Diocesan School Days were held on the 15th and 16th of November. During the morning the children took part in workshops and in the afternoon all gathered together in the Cathedral to take part in an act of worship. Our volunteers stewarded groups of children to the various workshops which included needlework, stonemasonry, singing, making…
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