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Royal recognition for Cathedral stonemasons

Three of Exeter Cathedral’s stonemasons have been singled out for praise, with special commendations from the Worshipful Company of Masons as part of the Duke of Gloucester’s Award scheme.

Anna Steinmetzer, Matthew Hoskins and Owen Whitfield were given the honour for their work on the exterior of the chapel of St Edmund to the west of the Cathedral, which was completed last autumn. The trio were praised both for their teamwork and for the breadth and quality of their individual work.

The awards were introduced in 2007 in honour of HRH The Duke of Gloucester who, through his...

Exeter School Choral Society Concert 2016

Exeter School is looking forward to performing three contrasting pieces for the annual Choral Society concert held at Exeter Cathedral on Thursday 17 March. Made up of current and past pupils, parents and staff, Choral Society will perform Fauré’s Requiem, a favourite within the choral repertoire, featuring a solo from music scholar Rebecca German who will sing the famous In Paradisum. New to many performers and audiences will be contemporary composer Paul Patterson’s Magnificat. The piece is a real showcase for the glorious combination of choir and brass, and will provide a stunning...

Rise in numbers attending Cathedral services

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 01/11/2016 - 4:04pm

THE number of people joining Christmas services and concerts at Exeter Cathedral increased last month, to 24,500.

There were more people at every service throughout the month, contributing to a ten per cent rise on the numbers attending since last year.

A new service of Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve attracted 500 people and the Cathedral was filled to capacity for the traditional Grandisson service. The figures don’t include the normal weekday or Sunday services, but only special Christmas services and concerts.

The Dean of Exeter Cathedral, the Very Revd Jonathan...

Exeter School's Choral Society Concert 2016

Event Date: 
17/03/2016 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Exeter School's Choral Society Concert 2016 Exeter School is looking forward to performing three contrasting pieces for the annual Choral Society concert held at Exeter Cathedral on Thursday 17 March.

Made up of current and past pupils, parents and staff, Choral Society will perform Fauré’s Requiem, a favourite within the choral repertoire, featuring a solo from music scholar Rebecca German who will sing the famous In Paradisum.

New to many performers and audiences will be contemporary composer Paul Patterson’s Magnificat. The piece is a real showcase for the glorious...

Hospiscare Christmas Fair and Exeter Cathedral with D&C Police Pipe Band

Event Date: 
28/11/2015 - 11:00am
Venue: 
The Guildhall and Exeter Cathedral.

Devon and Cornwall Police Pipes and Drums will be performing in Exeter City Centre on Saturday 28th November.

The band will be playing for Hospiscare's Christmas Fair and then doing a set outside Exeter Cathedral.

The band will be meeting in Mary Arches car park for a quick tune up and then heading up to The Guildhall where we're playing for Hospiscare first.

The Christmas Fair starts at 10.30am with our first session at 11am. We'll then be playing at various interval with our final performance for Hospiscare at 1pm.

After we've played at The Guildhall, we'...

Follow the Star

Event Date: 
21/12/2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

A big golden star has appeared in the sky and it’s going to lead us to a very special place! Join us for an exciting treasure hunt around the Cathedral, led by a shepherd who has seen a great star in the sky!

Discover the true meaning of Christmas as we journey around the Cathedral.

Follow the clues to discover the way to the stable and our life-sized Nativity.

After a Christmas story you can make a Nativity craft to take home with you.

Suitable for children of all ages.

£1. Drop in activity, no need to book.

Christmas Activities for Children

Event Date: 
19/12/2015 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral (Chapter House)

Saturday 19th December, 11.00-13.00 Nativity Crafts in the Chapter House

Drop in to the Cathedral to make a range Nativity themed crafts. Create an angel or a hanging nativity scene to go on your Christmas tree, or have a go at making your own Nativity set! Make a manger for baby Jesus to sleep in, or design a wreath to remember the Christmas story. Suitable for children of all ages. £1-£1.50 per craft.

Christmas Flower Workshop

Event Date: 
17/12/2015 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Christmas Flower Workshop Thursday 17th December, 11.00-15.00 (Chapter House)

Please join the Cathedral Flower Arrangers for a workshop entitled "Decorate for Christmas"

Cost £25 to include all materials, tea, coffee and home-made mince pies.

You will be able to make your own door wreaths or table decorations in a variety of styles to take home.

All materials included, but if you have secateurs and scissors, do bring them with you.

Please contact the Visitors' Office on 01392 285983 to book your place.

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CLIC for Christmas concert

On Saturday 5th December this year, La La Choirs will perform ‘CLIC for Christmas’ at Exeter Cathedral in aid of CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people.

As well as performances by La La Choirs, we are thrilled to have Rebecca Newman joining us ( www.rebeccanewman.co.uk ) - Rebecca's album 'Dare To Dream' shot straight to number 1 in the classical charts and she has performed with the likes of Russell Watson and Alfie Boe. We also have two acts who have themselves been supported by CLIC Sargent and The Park Community school choir...

Christmas with the Cathedral Choir

Event Date: 
12/12/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Saturday 12th December 2015 at 19.30

Allow the choristers and adults of the Cathedral Choir to start your Christmas in spectacular style, with a mixture of favourites old and new, audience carols to raise the roof and a few surprises!

Early booking is strongly advised as this event has sold out in recent years.

Customers requiring wheelchair spaces should contact 01392 285983 and speak to a member of the Cathedral staff who will allocate the most appropriate seat.

This event is repeated on Wednesday 16th December 2015 at 19.30

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