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St Thomas Becket in the Cathedral’s Collections: Tour, Talk, and Afternoon Tea

St Thomas Becket in the Cathedral’s Collections: Tour, Talk, and Afternoon Tea

Celebrating the the 800th Anniversary of the martyrdom of St Thomas Becket and the 800th Anniversary of Becket’s shrine we take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Cathedral Archives and Library. The afternoon will start with a tour, followed by a talk learning about the rich collections of printed books, archives and manuscripts held at the cathedral and the viewing of some important examples from the medieval collections.

A Full Afternoon Tea will be served  in the delightful Refectory Restaurant which overlooks a pretty courtyard garden.

Afternoon Tea consists of a selection of teas and coffee, afternoon tea sandwiches to include egg and cress (v), smoked salmon, Cheddar cheese and pickle (v), ham and grain mustard; scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve (v) followed by Rich fruit cake and Lemon Cake (v). For specific dietary or allergy information, please ask your event co-ordinator for advice.

Find further details on The Canterbury Cathedral Lodge website.

To book, please email us at events@canterburycathedrallodge.org or call 01227 865350 and ask to speak to our events team.

Pre-payment will be taken at the time of booking and is non-refundable unless we are able to re sell the places booked.

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