Video Footage

Video Footage

Using a ‘flying camera’, local production company Eagle Video has produced stunning footage of historic Canterbury and the Cathedral. This stunning footage is included in the DVD available in the Cathedral shop. Videos ©2013 eaglevideo.co.uk .

From Door to Door and back again…

From Door to Door and back again…

Having been absent for seven months for extensive renovation, the historic solid oak entrance gates to the precincts of the Cathedral were returned to the iconic Christ Church gatehouse on 24th May 2012. This was never going to be a simple job but the lengthy and delicate operation went with scarcely a hitch. The intricately carved, solid oak gates are…
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Hitting the right note

Hitting the right note

Christmas is traditionally associated with choirs and singing carols and here at Canterbury we are fortunate to have one of the finest choirs in the world. The choir consists of 12 lay clerks, men who are professional singers but also work locally, and the 25-strong choristers, boys aged 8 – 13 who attend St Edmund’s School in Canterbury and live…
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The World’s Oldest Space Frame?

The World’s Oldest Space Frame?

An astonishing discovery has been made at Canterbury Cathedral: possibly the world’s oldest space frame, dating to 1180 AD. This could put the invention of this engineering solution (until now attributed to Alexander Graham Bell and Buckminster Fuller) back by a cool 700 years. An external grille attached to a huge wrought iron window frame had previously been supposed to…
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