Winchester Cathedral Open Evening 2017

31st Jan 2017 17.30 - 31st Jan 2017 20.30 Event Type: Activity

Each year for one evening visitors are invited to see this great building at night partially lit by candles. See the Great Nave without any chairs and enjoy displays, tours and demonstrations free of charge. Discover what goes on behind-the-scenes of this magnificent Cathedral.

Volunteers and staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the Cathedral and its life. There will be an opportunity to find out more information about volunteering and the different ways to get involved.

Tours, displays and demonstrations
Tours to the bell chamber
Guided tours around the Cathedral
Children's activities
Meet the Jane Austen Guides and Jane Austen Story
Meet the Stonemasons, Carpenters and Gardeners
Find out about our Heritage Lottery Fund work
Meet the Music Department and Wardrobe Team
Meet our Virgers and watch them demonstrate the art of candle carving
Meet the Broderers and see their work
See the Flower Arrangers in action
Watch the Holy Dusters and Brass Band
Meet the Curator and find out about the Winchester Bible and other Cathedral treasures
Have a go at calligraphy
Find out about volunteering and how to get involved

The evening will start with Evensong at 5.30pm and the activities around the cathedral will take place from 6.30pm - 8.30pm.

The evening will include a short concert by the Boy Choristers.

Free admission and all welcome.