Category: News

See Winchester Cathedral in a new light

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Cathedral Open Evening – Tuesday 28 January 2014 6.30 – 8.30pm Once again Winchester Cathedral opens its doors to the public at the Open Evening on Tuesday 28 January, welcoming everyone to find out what goes on behind-the-scenes and, with the medieval nave clear of chairs, offering a rare opportunity to see the wonderful architecture […]

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Winchester Cathedral Lanterns Galore

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Over 150 spectacularly coloured lanterns will take to the streets for the Winchester Cathedral LANTERN PARADE which leaves the from 6pm on Thursday 28th November. And from 5pm in the Cathedral Outer Close (Cathedral Grounds) there will be a FREE CONCERT with entertainment from 1950s band The Cadillacs, hosted by Wave 105FM’s Simon Clarke. The […]

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Funeral for Sir John Tavener

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SIR JOHN TAVENER (1944 – 2013) The Funeral Service for Sir John Tavener, who passed away on 12 November, aged 69, will take place at Winchester Cathedral on Thursday 28 November at 11am. Places should be reserved through Emma Law (; The Cathedral Office, 9,The Close, Winchester, SO23 9LS) including the postal address to which […]

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Christmas Countdown

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As Winchester Cathedral’s highly renowned and highly popular Christmas Market and Ice Rink are in the final stages of preparation for opening on 21 November, let’s look ahead to what there is to tantalise this year. Christmas Market Thu 21 Nov – Sun 22 Dec 2013, 10am – 6pm Sun – Wed and 10am – […]

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HRH The Earl of Wessex to be Patron of the Cathedral Appeal

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His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex is now the Royal Patron of the Winchester Cathedral capital Appeal. The Cathedral Appeal sets out to transform the experience of Cathedral visitors through much needed expert conservation and repair of the Cathedral’s fabric, three new exhibitions called Kings and Scribes – The Birth of a Nation giving […]

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Robert Hardy to appear as Gerontius

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Saturday 19 October, 8pm Veteran actor Robert Hardy (Churchill, Siegfried Farnon) is to appear in a new play in Winchester Cathedral on Saturday 19 October at 8pm. In The Dream of Gerontius, John Henry Newman’s inspiring words chart a man’s passage from life to death and his approach to heaven through his conversation with his […]

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New Canon Precentor Announced

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The Bishop of Winchester, The Rt Revd Tim Dakin, has today announced that Revd Sue Wallace is to be the new Canon Precentor and Sacrist of Winchester Cathedral.  She will join the Winchester Cathedral Chapter from Leeds Minster and brings with her a wealth of experience in music and the creative arts, and in working […]

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