Harvest Thanksgiving

Harvest Thanksgiving

The annual Kent County Harvest Thanksgiving Service will take on Sunday 4 October at 15:15. Organised by the Diocese of Canterbury the service provides a wonderful opportunity for people to celebrate all that the county provides both locally and nationally, rightfully deserving its reputation as the Garden of England. In recognition of the special efforts made by the diocese and…
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The Ordination and Consecration of the Bishops of Gloucester and Crediton

The Ordination and Consecration of the Bishops of Gloucester and Crediton

The Church of England’s most senior woman bishop was consecrated at the Cathedral on Wednesday 22 July 2015. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, lead the ordination and consecration of the Ven Rachel Treweek who became Bishop of Gloucester. In the same service, the Rev Canon Dame Sarah Mullally, a former Chief Nursing Officer for the National…
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Waterloo 200 Service

Waterloo 200 Service

On Saturday 20 June The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, will host a special service at the Cathedral to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. Anyone interested in attending the service may apply for up to two adult tickets and up to two for children. Tickets are free and all applications should be sent by…
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A Day to Remember

A Day to Remember

26th March 2015: Two years ago, we were recovering from the excitement of Archbishop Justin’s Enthronement, which was held on the 21st March 2013 with great splendour. Today, we were honoured to receive Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh for a visit that included a brief Service of Thanksgiving, and the unveiling of statues…
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Cathedral to be bathed in candle light in support for The Children’s Society

Cathedral to be bathed in candle light in support for The Children’s Society

The Children’s Society will hold their annual Christingle Service at the Cathedral on Sunday 28 December at 15:00. The Nave of the Cathedral is expected to be packed as children and their families come together from all over the diocese for this inspiring Service. For over twenty years, this Service has been held in the Cathedral on Holy Innocents’ Day….
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Celebrating the county’s harvest

Celebrating the county’s harvest

Harvesting is taking place right now across Kent. The forthcoming County Harvest Thanksgiving Service provides the perfect opportunity for the whole community to celebrate all that the county provides, both locally and nationally, rightfully deserving its reputation as the Garden of England. Everyone is welcome to attend this annual service which will take place on Sunday 5 October at 18:00….
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Celebrating a 90th Birthday at the Cathedral

Celebrating a 90th Birthday at the Cathedral

On Monday, 21 July 2014, Sid Pullman celebrated his 90th birthday by turning a page in the one of the Books of Remembrance in Canterbury Cathedral at the 11.00 Service of Remembrance. The morning service is held each weekday in the Cathedral, during which the bell of HMS Canterbury is rung and pages in the Books of Remembrance for the Buffs and…
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