Cathedral

Concert: The Rodolfus Choir

Event Date: 
17/07/2014 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

With a sound hailed as 'unspeakably beautiful' by Gramophone, the Rodolfus Choir has established itself firmly over a period of thirty years as one of the leading young choirs in the United Kingdom; during which time they have developed a lasting reputation for their commitment to the very highest level of musicality. Comprising some of the finest young singers in the country, its members are all alumni of the famous Eton Choral Courses.

The programme will include wonderful choral classics by Britten, Tavener, Howells, Parry and Paul Mealor.

Supported by Rathbone...

Exeter School Founders' Day

The Bishop of Crediton gave his first address at Exeter School's annual Founders' Day Service which was held at Exeter Cathedral yesterday (2 April).

The whole school, comprising boys and girls aged 7-18, staff and governors, gathered to give thanks to its founders in a beautiful service.

Bishop Nick referred to the tale of the good Samaritan using ripped clothing and tomato sauce to make his point. He encouraged us all to behave in the same way as the good Samaritan.

The service was conducted by the Headmistress of the Junior School, Mrs Alison Turner, and the...

Pupils' banners on display in Cathedral

Some 750 children from schools around Exeter have been working with education officers to create stunning banners on the theme of Reading the Cathedral.

Exeter Cathedral marks its 900th anniversary this year and the banners are on display in the nave.

The exhibition has been sponsored by the Exeter Episcopal Trust.

Education officer for the Diocese of Exeter, Tatiana Wilson, said it was wonderful how the Cathedral will still so important to young people’s lives in Exeter.

“It has been lovely to celebrate deep thinking and learning with children and their...

Wren Music set to raise the roof at Exeter Cathedral

South West music charity Wren Music marks the culmination of its 30th anniversary programme with a Grand Concert at Exeter Cathedral featuring 250 musicians and singers.

Wren is blending the voices and instruments of its five choirs and four orchestras from north, south, east and west Devon for the concert, along with Wren’s county-wide youth groups, Roots Acoustic and Roots A Capella.

The 90-minute concert is entitled A World Where Every Voice is Heard, reflecting Wren’s work in reaching people in communities who might not otherwise have the opportunity to get involved in...

Wren Music – A World Where Every Voice Is Heard

Event Date: 
22/03/2014 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

South West music charity Wren Music marks the culmination of its 30th anniversary programme with a Grand Concert at Exeter Cathedral featuring 250 musicians and singers.

Wren is blending the voices and instruments of its five choirs and four orchestras from north, south, east and west Devon for the concert, along with Wren’s county-wide youth groups, Roots Acoustic and Roots A Capella.

The 90-minute concert is entitled A World Where Every Voice is Heard, reflecting Wren’s work in reaching people in communities who might not otherwise have the opportunity to get involved in...

Exeter University Choral Society

Event Date: 
15/03/2014 - 7:15pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

In recognition of the World War One centenary, Exeter University Choral Society is performing Karl Jenkins' highly acclaimed work The Armed Man (together with a chamber orchestra)

Tickets (£12 front nave, £10 rear nave, £8 side aisles) from euchoraltickets@gmail.com or buy online by clicking here

About the work

The Mass begins with a marching army and the beat of military drums, the orchestra gradually building to the choir’s entrance, singing the 15th-century theme tune – The Armed Man. After the scene is set, the style and pace changes and we are prepared for...

Last night of the Rotary Proms

Event Date: 
01/03/2014 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

The Rotary Club of Exmouth & District is delighted to announce that a “Last Night of the Rotary Proms” concert at Exeter Cathedral to celebrate the Centenary of Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland will be held on the evening of March 1st 2014.

Monies from the event will be going to three charities, the Childrens Hospice South West, at Little Bridge House, Barnstaple; Devon Air Ambulance Trust and the End Polio Now initiative from the Rotary Foundation, Rotary’s own charity.

Entertainment for the evening will be provided by the Military Wives choirs from...

New Bishop of Exeter announced

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 01/22/2014 - 1:38pm

The next Bishop of Exeter is the Rt Revd Robert Atwell, currently Bishop of Stockport in the Diocese of Chester. His appointment was announced this morning by the Prime Minister’s office.

Bishop Robert will become the 71st bishop of the Diocese of Exeter which comprises more than 500 parishes across the county of Devon.

Aged 59, he spent ten years as a Benedictine monk at Burford Priory in Oxfordshire, and then served as a parish priest in London before becoming Bishop of Stockport in 2008.

He said: “I’m immensely honoured and a little bit daunted to be chosen as...

Thousands attend Cathedral Christmas services

Authored by Huw Oxburgh
Posted: Mon, 12/30/2013 - 11:57am

More than 22,000 people came to Christmas services and concerts at Exeter Cathedral over the Christmas period this year.

There were more people at every service this year in the run up to Christmas, adding up to a 13 per cent rise on last year's attendances.

On Christmas Day, 1,450 people came to services, and more than a thousand came to lunchtime carols in the week before Christmas. The crib service on Christmas Eve attracted 600 people and children, and the evening service that day, known as the Grandisson, drew in 1,700 people to sing carols and hear all the choristers...

Local artist seeks missing portfolio

Authored by Huw Oxburgh
Posted: Thu, 12/05/2013 - 5:17pm

A local artist and Christmas market trader is desperately seeking help to recover her lost portfolio.

Mary Tempest, who also works for Exeter City Council’s tourism centre as an illustrator misplaced the portfolio after stopping at a busy cashpoint in the City Centre yesterday evening.

After realising she had misplaced her work Mary returned to the cashpoint but it had already gone. The portfolio held in a black A3 size Art bag held many finished and unfinished pencil drawings that Mary had sold on her stall in the Christmas market on the Cathedral Green.

Mary said...

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