Evening closure of Precincts, Tues 26 – Sat 30 September
Due to the Luxmuralis light show and the need to manage large queues, public entry to the Precincts after 17:30 will only be possible for Luxmuralis ticket holders or those attending Choral Evensong.
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Adrian Bawtree appointed Director of Music and Organist at Rochester Cathedral
Adrian Bawtree has been appointed as Rochester Cathedral’s new Director of Music and Organist. Adrian is currently Second Assistant Organist at Canterbury Cathedral and will take up his prestigious new role from September 2022.
The Very Revd Dr Jane Hedges to be appointed Acting Dean of Canterbury
Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of The Very Reverend Dr Jane Hedges as a Residentiary Canon at Canterbury Cathedral. This Crown appointment has been made to allow Jane to take up the role of Acting Dean of Canterbury, who must be a Residentiary Canon.
William Adam named as next Archdeacon of Canterbury
The Revd Dr William Adam has been named as the next Archdeacon of Canterbury and Residentiary Canon of Canterbury Cathedral. Will is currently the Deputy General Secretary of the Anglican Communion and Director of the Department for Unity, Faith and Order.
Major New Cathedral Exhibition tells the complex and violent history of Church-State relations
A major new exhibition in Canterbury Cathedral’s Crypt allows visitors to explore up close, for the first time, a unique collection of artefacts – including the battle shield, gauntlets and jupon of medieval warrior Edward The Black Prince, and fragments of Thomas Becket’s shrine – that tell the complex, and often violent, story of Church-State relations.