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27th May 2016 2pm - 27th May 2016 Event Type: Tour
Join a Cathedral guide and be taken on a tour which will look back at World War 1, particularly 1916 and how it relates to Winchester Cathedral. Followed by cream tea in the Cathedral Refectory.
â€˜Remembering the Somme: from Hell to Eternityâ€™ - The tour, focusing on 1916, includes a visit to the Crypt to hear the story of the cross that came back from the Battle of the Somme, a lament sung by a Cathedral guide and a walk along the Nave roof to visit the bell ringing chamber.