Young Cathedral builders enjoy fun day out!

Young Cathedral builders enjoy fun day out!

Canterbury Cathedral has been rebuilt in a record time of just less than four hours by a large and enthusiastic team of local children! The impressive structure, boasting an 8 foot high Bell Harry Tower, was made from corrugated card rather than the more traditional Caen stone. It was complete with stained glass windows, decorated pillars, entrance doors (which small…
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Christmas Carol Services 2015

Christmas Carol Services 2015

Christmas Carol Services Changes In 2006, a second Cathedral Carol Service was introduced to meet the surge in attendance for the Christmas Eve event. This second Carol Service has been held on 23 December ever since. Both Services are identical but, for Christmas Eve, entry has been by ticket only. The demand for tickets has been heavily oversubscribed every year…
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The view from a land-bridge

The view from a land-bridge

Third Anniversary This August finds us delighted to be celebrating the third anniversary of ‘Picture this…’. As in previous years, we have something special to mark the occasion. For our first anniversary we celebrated with a conference and exhibition and for our second we expanded the materials from the Cathedral library collections to include the holdings in Canterbury cCthedral archives….
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Hubert Walter’s Silver Treasures

Hubert Walter’s Silver Treasures

As I have mentioned in a previous article, Archbishop Hubert Walter (1160-1205), is a firm favourite with the Inventory Administrators. He led a colourful and exciting life and laid down some of the diplomatic and bureaucratic groundwork that his successor Stephen Langton would take up in the lead up to Magna Carta. Walter was able to wield uncommon power in…
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