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Daily Mini Talks

Daily Mini Talks

Our wonderful volunteers will be providing a daily insight into the Cathedral’s rich history, drawing on their expertise and vast knowledge, with a varied programme of new 15-minute talks which will be held at regular intervals for visitors, residents and members of the Cathedral community to enjoy.

Covering a wide variety of topics, from Thomas Becket to Graffiti, Modern Art Installations to Cathedral Cats, there really is something for everyone.

Meeting point for the talks is in the south aisle of the Nave at quarter past the hour, as below, Monday-Saturday or 13.00 and 13.30hrs on Sunday.

Talks are free, but normal Precincts charges apply. More talks may be added on the day.

Saturday 15 December

10.15  The Story of St Dunstan
11.15  The Huguenots
12.15  Christmas Tales and Traditions
13.15  The Christmas Story in Glass
14.15  The Chapter House
15.15  The Story of Becket

Sunday 16 December

13.00  Royal Tombs
13.30  The Cathedral in WW II

Monday 17 December

10.15  The Black Prince
11.15  Bossanyi Windows
12.15  The Chapter House
13.15  Christmas Tales and Traditions
14.15  The Black Prince’s Achievement
15.15  Five Murdered Archbishops

Tuesday 18 December

10.15  Henry IV and his Sons
12.15  Murder in the Cathedral
13.15  The Black Prince
15.15  The Black Prince

Wednesday 19 December

10.15  Henry IV and Joan of Navarre
11.15  St Gabriel’s Chapel
12.15  Two Henrys and a Becket
13.15  The Royal Tombs

Thursday 20 December

10.15  Henry IV and his Sons
13.15  The History of England in Glass
14.15 The Oldest Tomb

Friday 21 December

15.15  St Martin’s Chapel – Winifred Knight

Saturday 22 December

11.15  The Chapter House
12.15  Secrets of St Gabriel’s Chapel
13.15  Ethelbert and Bertha
14.15  The Warriors’ Chapel
15.15 The Story of Becket























































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