CLIC for Christmas 2016

Authored by badredruby
Posted: Thu, 08/11/2016 - 2:15pm

Following the phenomenal success of the concert last Christmas which raised nearly £10,000 for CLIC Sargent, on Friday 9th December, La La Choirs will again perform ‘CLIC for Christmas’ at Exeter Cathedral.

For the second year, the event includes running a Devon-wide secondary school choir competition with the winning school choir claiming a featured spot in the concert on the night. Entries were invited from secondary schools all over Devon. The standard of entries was excellent and the panel had a tough job whittling them down to the three finalists.

La La Choirs are now...

RICHARDS Barbara (Babs)

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 01/06/2015 - 11:19am

Barbara passed away peacefully in her sleep on 25th December 2014 at the age of 90.

Much loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, who will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

Funeral service on Friday16 January in the Lady Chapel at Exeter Cathedral, at noon.

Family flowers only, donations to Cancer Research UK by retiring collection or c/o M. Sillifant & Sons, Family Funeral Directors, 19-20 Holloway Street, Exeter. EX2 4JD or online at

Exeter Music Group Symphony Orchestra Spring Classical Concert

Event Date: 
25/04/2013 - 7:30pm
Exeter Cathedral

The Exeter Music Group Symphony Orchestra is the largest of its type in the South West of England, drawing support and audiences from a wide area.

On 25 April at Exeter Cathedral EMGSO will be presenting their spring concert.

The orchestral programme with feature:

Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture Rachmaninov: Die Toteninsel (Isle of the Dead) Tchaikovsky: 5th Symphony - 1812 Overture

Marion Wood: conductor Clare Smith: leader

Tickets available are in four price bands from Exeter Visitor Information and Tickets, Dix's Field, (01392 665712) (9.30am - 4.30pm...

Exeter Festival Chorus: Christmas Jazz at the Cathedral

Event Date: 
08/12/2012 - 7:30pm
Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Festival Chorus are branching out into the world of jazz for their Christmas concert this year. The programme will feature the legendary Duke Ellington's Sacred Concert, one of the three concerts of sacred music he created between 1965 and 1973.

Besides this work, there'll be music with an international Christmas feel, and spots for the band, the choir and the audience.

Conductor: Nigel Perrin Soloist: Jacqui Dankworth Andy Williamson and the Big Buzzard Boogie Band

Ticket Prices: Front Nave £22 (£20); Mid/Rear Nave £17 (£15); Side Aisles (unreserved) £12 (£10)....

Eliazbeth Hornby: free lunchtime piano recital

Event Date: 
27/10/2012 - 1:15pm
Chapter House, Exeter Cathedral

Elizabeth Hornby will be playing pieces from her album Lady of Lewesdon Hill as well as some new pieces.

Manuscript Exhibition: Discovering Exeter's Written Heritage

Event Date: 
23/10/2012 - 11:45am to 04/11/2012 - 11:45am
Exeter Cathedral
From Medieval Manuscripts to 'Calligraffiti': Discovering Exeter's Written Heritage.

An exhibition of medieval and modern books and book-making running from Tuesday 23rd October until Sunday 4th November in the Chapel of St James.

This exhibition explores Devon's written heritage from the earliest medieval manuscripts kept in the Cathedral Library and Special Collections at the University of Exeter, through the dawn of printing and early printed books, to modern calligraphy and the arrival of the e-book and Kindle.

In addition, the exhibition features artwork created by...

The Exeter Book: A free lecture at the Chapter House

Event Date: 
24/10/2012 - 2:15pm
Chapter House, Exeter

Join Peter Thomas, Cathedral librarian, as he explores and explains the importance of this unique treasure held by the Cathedral Library.

Originally owned by Leofric, the first Bishop of Exeter, The Exeter Book is a rare literary survivor from the 10th @century. It consists of beautiful Anglo-Saxon poetry and riddles and provides a unique insight into our national past.

Two Moors' Festival Concert at Exeter Cathedral

Event Date: 
15/10/2012 - 7:30pm
Exeter Cathedral

One of the highlight performances of this year’s Two Moors Festival, this concert’s theme is commemorating 200 years since Russia’s victory over the French, 50 years since first performance of Haydn’s cello concerto in C major and 40 years since NASA launched Apollo 16

A truly commemorative programme, this cathedral concert includes a performance of Tchaikovsky’s overture – composed in 1880 – to celebrate Russia’s victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Borodino in 1812, while Holst fans will surely appreciate the performance of the Planets Suite’s – a fitting tribute to the success...

John Nettles to speak at Cathedral's Diamond Jubilee Grand Nave Dinner

Authored by skein
Posted: Wed, 09/26/2012 - 1:13pm
On 12 October, Exeter Cathedral is hosting its Diamond Jubilee Grand Nave Dinner in support of the Third Millennium Campaign, which ensures that the Cathedral and its mission are sustained for the future. John Nettles is kindly giving his time to entertain the dinner guests with readings drawn from the archives and there will be music from David Webb, a former chorister, who is now forging a professional career together with the Cathedral's own musicians, choristers and the Devon County Junior choir. Tickets have been sold out, but there is a waiting list should there be any returns so do get...