Wednesday Tours – 26 August

26th Aug 2020 - 26th Aug 2020 Event Type: Tour

10.30am     Art in The Cathedral
Winchester Cathedral is rich in art objects, including works by well-known artists, Peter Eugene Ball, Cecil Collins, Eric Gill, Antony Gormley and Justin Knowles, as well as local artists Sophie Hacker, Tim Harrisson, Alice Kettle, Tracey Sheppard - and many more. This Tour enables visitors to enjoy a close-up interaction with several of these works, within the context of this very special, time-honoured place.

1.30pm       From Vision to Reality:
the Architecture and Building of the Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral contains fine examples of all the main styles of ecclesiastical architecture which will all be seen and explained in some detail. In addition, the tour will describe the construction methods used in medieval times and how Bishop Walkelin achieved the amazing feat of completing most of the original building in just 14 years.

Tours are free upon admission to the Cathedral but tickets must be booked through the Box Office. Available soon.