Burial of Christ Statue

Burial of Christ Statue

  When visiting a place like Canterbury Cathedral it is easy to be overwhelmed by its age and historic collections and to forget that some of the newer items also have an interesting story and provenance. Items that are crafted for the Cathedral or given as gifts often have a tale to tell too. One such item is the bronze…
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Charity Lent Lunches

Charity Lent Lunches

The 2015 Charity Lent lunches will begin on Wednesday 25 February. Future dates: Wednesdays 4 and18 March and Mondays 9 and  23 March. Gefion and her team are getting themselves ready to serve this year’s Lent lunches. 12:00 – 14:00 in the Cathedral Lodge. Come and enjoy good company, a hearty soup, bread roll, hot dessert and tea/coffee. This year’s charities are…
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Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor announcement

Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor announcement

The Dean and Chapter Of Canterbury are pleased to announce the appointment of Artelia, a project management and engineering consultancy firm, to the role of Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor for The Canterbury Journey project. Artelia will work with Chapter for the Development Phase to submit the Heritage Lottery Fund Stage 2 application by April 30 2016. Upon a positive outcome for that…
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Canterbury Cathedral and the Living Wage

Canterbury Cathedral and the Living Wage

Canterbury Cathedral is fully committed to introducing the Living Wage for all of its staff but the current economic conditions prevent us from so doing immediately. The Living Wage Commission, chaired by the Archbishop of York, recognised in its report last year that not everybody may be able to pay the Living Wage immediately and it has called for 1…
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The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Holy Week Lectures’

The Archbishop of  Canterbury’s Holy Week Lectures’

As we journey through Holy Week and prepare for the great celebrations of Easter, the Archbishop of Canterbury will be encouraging us to reflect on the themes of prayer, reconciliation and evangelism, through a series of evening lectures. The ‘Archbishop of Canterbury’s Holy Week Lectures’ will take place in the Nave followed by a service of music, scripture and prayer…
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The Ancestors

The Ancestors

Canterbury Cathedral is preparing to stage a major exhibition of some of its earliest and most important surviving stained glass. Canterbury Cathedral’s great treasure of medieval stained glass is crowned by a series of life-size figures representing the Ancestors of Christ, which date to the late 12th and early 13th centuries. An exhibition in the Cathedral’s Chapter House, entitled The…
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Holy Week and Easter 2015

Holy Week and Easter 2015

Join us at any of the Services, talks and events during this important period in the Christian liturgical calendar. 2015 Service LeafletJoin us at any of the Services, talks and events during this important period in the Christian…Read more…