Cathedral

Handlebards - Shakespeare at Exeter Cathedral Chapter House

Event Date: 
25/03/2015 - 7:30pm to 26/03/2015 - 9:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House

On 28th May 2014 the HandleBards – four men on four bicycles – cycled out of London. Their mission? A 2000 mile tour across the UK, Holland and Belgium, carrying all the necessary set, props, costumes and camping equipment to perform two of Shakespeare’s greatest plays – Macbeth and The Comedy of Errors - seventy-two times. Since then, they’ve delighted audiences at, amongst others, the Tour de France, the Commonwealth Games and the Edinburgh Fringe.

The HandleBards do Shakespeare differently. Performing with eight very sore legs, they play all the parts in Director James Farrell’s...

Bach Cantata Service

Event Date: 
15/02/2015 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Sunday 15th February 2015 at 18.30

The choir and orchestra of the Exeter Bach Society, together with soloists, give a liturgical performance of J.S.Bach's Cantata No. 126 Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort.

All are welcome to join us at this act of worship.

Lunchtime Bite: Tales from the Organ Loft

Event Date: 
11/02/2015 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

"A Lifetime in Cathedral Music"

Andrew Millington looks back on a lifetime’s career in church music, with reminiscences of Worcester, Gloucester, Guildford and Exeter Cathedrals. There will be some serious thoughts mixed with anecdotes about the variety of characters he has worked with over the years.

An Organ350 event.

Tickets

General admission £3 Friends of Exeter Cathedral, Residents' Card Holders, Cathedral Volunteers £2

Box Office: 01392 285983 www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/boxoffice

Music by Candlelight

Event Date: 
11/02/2015 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

The Cathedral's three resident organists perform with our choir of children and adults in celebration of the organ's 350th anniversary year.

Following an extensive restoration (completed at the end of 2014) the organ will be back in action, taking a solo role, together with providing the accompaniment for the Cathedral Choir.

This popular concert takes place in the candlelit nave of the Cathedral.

Tickets

Adults £10-£12 Students/Under 18s £5-£6

Box Office: 01392 285983 www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/boxoffice

Celebrity Organ Recital: John Scott

Event Date: 
04/02/2015 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

John Scott is presently Organist and Director of Music at St Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York (where he directs the renowned choir of men and boys) following a long association with St Paul’s Cathedral, where he was Organist and Director of Music from 1990 until 2004.

A highly regarded choir trainer, composer and arranger, John Scott is widely recognised around the world as one of the leading recitalists, so we are extremely proud to announce his performance here in Exeter, the first recital on the newly restored organ.

Tickets

Adults £12 Students/Under 18s £6...

Lunchtime Bite: The Monmouth Rebellion

Event Date: 
21/01/2015 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Reckless adventure or noble crusade? Monmouth's Rebellion is an important and dramatic event in our West Country history. From the Court of Whitehall to the Battle of Sedgemoor and the horrors of the Bloody Assizes, join us for an exciting visit to the past.

www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/boxoffice 01392 285983

From the Caves to the Cathedral

WORDS and music inspired by visits to the ancient Beer Quarry Caves are to be performed by children and young people from across the region at a special concert in Exeter Cathedral in the New Year.

A collaboration between the Jurassic Coast Teaching Schools Alliance of 28 schools from Dorset, Devon and Somerset and Lyme Regis-based youth music charity B Sharp, the Beer Quarry Caves Concert on January 13 at 7.30pm marks the culmination of a year-long project that has seen 390 students and more than 45 teaching staff visit the historic caves at Beer where stone has been quarried for...

Young voices raised in praise of Caves

CHILDREN and young people from across the region will come together on Sunday (DEC7) for the second in a series of three B Sharp Voices concerts of music and song inspired by Beer Quarry Caves.

The afternoon show at the Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis finds secondary school age soloists who have been working with professional musicians as part of the B Sharp Voices project performing with the 94-strong choir of primary school children from St Michael’s and

Mrs Ethelston’s in Lyme Regis, Marshwood Primary and Bridport St Mary’s who made their concert debut in October.

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Lesley Garrett sings with Exeter Festival Chorus

Event Date: 
06/12/2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

The Exeter Festival Chorus, one of the South West’s premier choirs will be reunited with internationally renowned opera singer Lesley Garrett for a Christmas Gala concert in Exeter Cathedral on Saturday 6th December 2014. Details of this concert can be found on the Chorus’s web-site at: http://www.exeterfestivalchorus.org.uk/

Tickets, £15 to £35 reserved, £12 & £20 unreserved, are available from the Chorus web site, www.exeterfestivalchorus.org.uk , by phone from TicketSource 0333 666 3366 (booking fee), from Exeter Tickets, Dix’s Field, Exeter, 01392 665885 and, in person only...

The Exeter Nativity

Event Date: 
14/12/2014 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter

Beginning on the High Street by Boots, follow Mary, Joseph and their Donkey, along with all the characters from the Christmas Story, on the most famous journey in history.

Enjoy hearing the story of the first Christmas told through drama and carols both in the open air on the West Front and in the Cathedral.

A free event for all the family.

For more information follow the Exeter Nativity on Twitter @exeternativity and Facebook: Exeter Nativity or click here .

The Exeter Nativity is supported by Christians Across Exeter (CTaX) and Exeter Cathedral.

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