Friends Events

We are currently taking bookings for the following Friends’ events. Payment can be made by credit/debit card (call 01962 857245). Alternatively cheques (made payable to Friends of Winchester Cathedral) or cash should be sent to 2 The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS:

John Vine, the Artist by Margaret Braddock

26 April, 7.00 for 7.30pm, Paul Woodhouse Suite

Whilst researching members of her family, Margaret Braddock unexpectedly discovered an artist. She talks about how John Vine, born in 1808 with severe hand and arm deformities, overcame his disability to become official painter to the Royal Agricultural Society.

Tickets £7 Friends and £10 Non-Friends

An Evening in the War Cloister by David Fellowes – SOLD OUT

31 May, 7.00pm, Winchester College War Cloister

Recently awarded Grade 1 listed status, the Winchester College War Cloister is said by some to be the most magnificent in the land. David Fellowes, old Wykehamist, will talk about the extraordinary lengths taken to create a memorial for the many who died. Followed by wine in the Cloister.

Winchester Cathedral Girls’ Choir – Summer Concert to Friends & Guests

13 June, 7.30pm, Cathedral Quire

Our long-awaited second concert has now been confirmed as 13 June. The Friends fund the Girls’ Choir and this will be a wonderful opportunity to hear them sing in the Cathedral Quire, exclusively for the Friends and their guests.

Tickets £15 Friends and £18 Non-Friends

Tracey Sheppard, Glass Engraver – SOLD OUT

21 June, 7.00 for 7.30pm, Paul Woodhouse Suite

Tracey lives and works in Winchester. A Fellow and President of the Guild of Glass Engravers and Brother of the Art Workers Guild, she has been immersed in her chosen medium for 38 years. She talks about her latest work on small, intricate pieces in her garden studio and her larger works at the Nero Glass Design Company in Brixton.