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Daily Mini Talks

Daily Mini Talks
Event Date March talks
Price: Normal precinct charges apply.

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.

Monday 1 April
11.15 Black Prince
12.15 The Bossanyi Windows
13.15 Richard II & Two Archbishops
14.15 Royal Visitors
15.15 5 Murdered Archbishops

Tuesday 2 April
11.15 Diamond Jim
12.15 Murder In The Cathedral
13.15 St Paul & The Viper
14.15 Paintings In The Cathedral
15.15 The Chapter House & Water Tower

Wednesday 3 April
11.15 Henry IV & Joan Of Navarre
12.15 The Black Prince
13.15 The Cathedral In Glass
14.15 Organs Of the Cathedral
15.15 Henry II & Becket – The Aftermath

Thursday 4 April
11.15 The Monks Of Christ Church Priory
13.15 Pagan Classical & Christian Gothic
14.15 597 How It All Began
15.15 Henry IV & His Two Wives

Friday 5 April
10.15 The Bossanyi Windows
11.15 The Black Prince
13.15 The Royal Windows
14.15 The Crowning Glory
15.15 Graffiti, Graffiti

Saturday 6 April
10.15 The Stephen Cox Sculptures
11.15 The Great Cloister
12.15 The Cathedral In WWII
14.15 The Warrior’s Chapel
15.15 The Murder Of Becket

Sunday 7 April
13.00 Royal Tombs
13.30 The Black Prince’s Chantry & The Huguenots

Monday 8 April
12.15 The Chapter House
13.15 Richard III & Treachery Of A Bishop
14.15 Winifred Knight & Her Painting
15.15 Five Murdered Archbishops

Tuesday 9 April
11.15 Henry IV & His Sons
13.15 The Murder Of Becket
14.15 The Miracle Windows
15.15 It’s A Risky Job

Wednesday 10 April
10.15 Bossanyi Windows
11.15 Under Bell Harry Tower
12.15 Royal Tombs
13.15 Murder In The Cathedral
14.15 Organs Of The Cathedral
15.15 Women In The Cathedral

Thursday 11 April
10.15 Mick Mannock WWII Fighter Pilot
11.15 The Medieval Stonemason
14.15 Mrs Black Prince

Friday 12 April
10.15 The Bossanyi Windows
11.15 The Black Prince
12.15 The Great Cloister
13.15 How The Cathedral Survived WWII
14.15 Thomas Wasn’t The Only One
15.15 The Crowning Glory

Saturday 13 April
10.15 Chapter House

Sunday 14 April
13.00 White Benson
13.30 The Redemption Window

Monday 15 April
12.15 Bossanyi Windows
13.15 The Black Prince
15.15 The Monks Of Christ Church Priory

Tuesday 16 April
12.15 Murder In The Cathedral
13.15 Noah, South Window & Hollywood
15.15 Paintings In The Cathedral

Wednesday 17 April
10.15 Stephen Cox Sculptures
12.15 Royal Tombs

Thursday 18 April
11.15 St Gabriel’s Chapel

Friday 19 April
Closed

Saturday 20 April
10.15 Great cloister
12.15 The Martyrdom of Thomas Becket
13.15 Early history Of The Cathedral
14.15 The Murder Of Becket
15.15 The Warriors Chapel

Sunday 21 April
13.00 The Royal Tombs

Monday 22 April
14.15 Five Murdered Archbishops

Tuesday 23 April
11.15 Henry IV & His Sons
12.15 The Story Of Becket
13.15 Graffiti
14.15 The Mystery Of Medieval Plumbing
15.15 Four Corners Of The cloister

Wednesday 24 April
10.15 Under Bell Harry Tower
11.15 The Chapter House Windows
12.15 Murder In The Cathedral
13.15 The Miracle Windows
14.15 Henry II V Becket – The Aftermath
15.15 O Happy Band Of Pilgrims

Thursday 25 April
10.15 The Monks Of Christ Church Priory
11.15 HMS Canterbury & The Bell Ceremony
12.15 Richard III & Canterbury Cathedral
13.15 Archbishop Simon – Murdered By The Mob
14.15 597 How It All Began

Friday 26 April
11.15 The Black Prince
12.15 The Miracle Windows
13.15 The Great Cloister
14.15 Chichele’s tomb
15.15 Pilgramage

Saturday 27 April
13.15 The Black Prince
14.15 The Chapter House

Sunday 28 April
13.00 The Ancestors Window
13.30 Christ Church Gate

Monday 29 April
12.15 Tomb Raiders
13.15 Pagan Classical & Christian Gothic
14.15 The Monks Of Christ Church Priory

Tuesday 30 April
11.15 Beckets Bones
12.15 The Story Of Becket
13.15 Murder In The Cathedral
14.15 Four Corners Of The Cloister
15.15 The Mystery Of Medieval Plumbing

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