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Nina Bilbey

Nina Bilbey

The Royal Statues have been carved by Nina Bilbey. Since 2000 Nina has specialised in stone carving and she is presently the Senior Carving Tutor at the City and Guilds of London Art School. Nina has an impressive CV; previous commissions include statues for the Hampton Court Flower Show, as well as St. Pancras Station and Saint George’s Chapel, Windsor….
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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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A Royal visit to Canterbury

A Royal visit to Canterbury

On Thursday 26 March 2015, Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, will visit Canterbury Cathedral to attend a service and unveil two statues on the West front of the Cathedral that have been commissioned by the Friends of Canterbury Cathedral to mark The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh…
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Library Lecture

Library Lecture

The pursuit of knowledge and wisdom by the 17th century natural philosophers: Robert Boyle and Isaac Newton by Professor Ghazwan Butrous Thursday 19 March 2015 Discover the gems of the History of Science book collections held in the Cathedral Library and University of Kent collections Ghazwan is Professor of Cardiopulmonary Sciences at Kent as well as Honorary Professor of Medicine…
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The Gathering – 2015

The Gathering – 2015

The Diocesan spiritual and cultural festival The Gathering will make a return to the Cathedral on Saturday 16 May 2015. The biennial event has firmly established itself as a regular feature within the Diocesan calendar, and promises once again its special mix of stimulating talks, creative activities, entertainment, affirming worship and Bible study. For Revd Canon Caroline Pinchbeck, who leads the organising team,…
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A Head for Heights

A Head for Heights

Cathedral staff have had an elevated opportunity to inspect stonework and stained glass in the Cathedral’s Nave. Using a specialist ‘Mobile Elevating Work Platforms’ (MEWP), conservation staff from the Cathedral used this rare opportunity to gain access to the seldom seen high level interior vaulting of the Nave. The inspection survey has been carried out in preparation of the proposed,…
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