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Duncan Perkins Memorial Concert

Duncan Perkins Memorial Concert

Duncan Perkins Memorial Concert for the Pilgrims Hospice. A Concert of sacred and secular music in memory of Duncan Perkins will be given by the Lay Clerks of Canterbury Cathedral, in the Cathedral Quire, on Friday 26 September at 19:30. Tickets £10 will be available on the door. All proceeds are for the Pilgrims Hospice. Duncan Perkins, who was a…
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City plans to celebrate pilgrimage heritage

City plans to celebrate pilgrimage heritage

The ancient tradition of Pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral will be celebrated with a weekend of events and special services in the historic city on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October 2014. Pilgrims are encouraged to pack their bag, put on their boots and make the journey to Canterbury on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 of October as the Cathedral and some…
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‘A Miniature Marriage’

‘A Miniature Marriage’

‘A Miniature Marriage’ This month’s ‘Picture this…’ image is taken from a book of prayers made in England in the fifteenth century (HL 3-4) and depicts a scene that is still instantly recognisable more than five hundred years later. The miniature, which accompanies a prayer in English and Latin, shows the marriage of a couple, both dressed in red garments,…
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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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Cathedral Open Evening will remember The Great War

Cathedral Open Evening will remember The Great War

Canterbury Cathedral will host an Open Evening on Tuesday 7 October 2014. The popular annual event is an opportunity for visitors from the local community and beyond, to sample life behind the scenes at the Cathedral. The event starts with Evensong sung by the Cathedral Choir at 17:30 and activities and displays run from 18:30 – 20:40. The evening will…
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Chorister Voice Trials

Chorister Voice Trials

Canterbury Cathedral Choir is looking to award substantial scholarships to talented boys who would like to join them in September 2015.  Auditions, for a long time referred to as a Voice Trial, will be held on Saturday 8 November 2014. Don’t wait until then, though! Boys who are 7 or 8 years old and who enjoy singing can be considered. The…
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Recital for Flute and Piano

Recital for Flute and Piano

Recital for Flute, Cello and Piano. Peformed by Patrick Williams and Stephen Barlow, featuring music by Scarlatti, Bach, Fauré, Poulenc & Frank. Tickets available from Murray’s General Store at the Goods Shed  ( 07968912541) and Marlowe Box Office 01227 787787 http://www.canterburyticketshop.com or enquiries to Patrick Williams patrickskitchen53@gmail.com ( 07843490944)