Cathedral

Wanted: the voice of an angel

Following previous successful Chorister Open Days, Exeter Cathedral Choir is hosting a similar opportunity for children on Saturday 28th November 2015.

This is open to boys and girls between the ages of seven and nine who enjoy singing. It is a great chance for young people to be encouraged and coached by professional musicians in an inspirational setting.

The children will have a great time with the current choristers, rehearsing and then singing with them in the Cathedral. In addition they will have a special opportunity to take part in the annual Christingle Service....

The sound of Exeter revealed

The sounds of Exeter can be as distinctive as the sights and smells, leaving us with treasured memories of our home town. But have you ever wondered what noise really is synonymous with the city?

Well according to Exeter residents, the sound of their city is the bells of Exeter Cathedral.

In a recent survey by Specsavers Hearing Centres, 81% of the local population surveyed said that bells ringing in Exeter Cathedral is the sound that resonates with them the most in the city.

And it seems that as the new term starts, Exeter residents will also be listening out for...

Requiem Eucharist for All Souls' Day

Event Date: 
02/11/2015 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 2nd November 2015 at 17.30

The Cathedral Choir lead our Commemoration of the Faithful Departed ("All Souls' Day") with a liturgical performance of Fauré's Requiem.

All are welcome to attend this act of worship.

"So God loved the world, that he gave his only-begotten Son, to the end that all that believe in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." John 3.16

Half Term Family Theatre

Event Date: 
27/10/2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Tuesday 27th October 2015 in the Chapter House

From 200 years away Jakob and Wilhelm, the Brothers Grimm, make a wish on a magic fish to know whether the tales they collected will still be known by children in the future. They magically find themselves in Exeter in 2015 rhyming children through Grimm’s Fairy Tales such as The Fisherman and His Wife. Children will have the opportunity to decorate their own magic paper wishing fish.

Performances at 10.30 and 13.00. £5 admission.

Please note: the morning performance is a more family orientated storytelling session,...

Epic Egyptians

Event Date: 
31/10/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Saturday 31st October, 10.00-12.00

Come along to explore the fascinating and gruesome parts of history.Travel back in time to a different period of history every week with themed crafts, costumes, and horrible history facts!

This week our theme is EPIC EGYPTIANS. What made the Egyptians so epic? Come and find out! Find out about the gruesome process of mummification and make your own mummy. Plus have a go at making a cartouche and writing in hieroglyphs

Suitable for ages 6-12 (children can be left and collected at the end of the session).

Booking information...

Lunchtime Bite: Veitch Nurseries

Event Date: 
26/10/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Wednesday 28th October 2015, 13.00-14.00

With a passion for plants, and a keen interest in landscape and gardens, Caradoc Doy has been a professional horticulturist for almost 25 years. His talk will cover a brief history of the remarkable Veitch family nurseries, based in Exeter during the 19th and 20th centuries.

It will highlight some of the historical Veitch features still to be seen in Exeter today, as well as shedding light on some of the horticultural achievements still recognised by the gardening world to this day.

This event will take place in either the...

Crazy Cavemen

Event Date: 
24/10/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Saturday 24th October, 10.00-12.00

Come along to explore the fascinating and gruesome parts of history.Travel back in time to a different period of history every week with themed crafts, costumes, and horrible history facts!

This week our theme is CRAZY CAVEMEN.Discover the oldest people we know about! Have a go at cave painting art and make a Stone Age ornament to take home.

Suitable for ages 6-12 (children can be left and collected at the end of the session).

Booking information

£6 per session, discount when booking all six sessions. Telephone...

Micrographia Day

Event Date: 
24/10/2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Saturday 24th October 2015, 10.00-16.00 in the Chapter House

In 1665 Robert Hooke published ‘MICROGRAPHIA’ – the first fully illustrated book on microscopy. Suddenly Hooke’s readers could see a whole new world of tiny things, and answer questions like ‘how does a nettle sting?’ and ‘why can a flea jump so far?’.

To celebrate the 350th anniversary of Micrographia and its beautiful illustrations, Exeter Cathedral is hosting a fun day of microscopy and drawing for all ages.

Come along and . . .

· Look at specimens through modern microscopes, helped by staff and...

Lunchtime Bite: Cathedral and Castle

Event Date: 
18/11/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Wednesday 18th November 2015, 13.00-14.00

"Church and State in Exeter at the Norman Conquest" with Professor Robert Higham, University of Exeter

The Norman Conquest has recently been much in our thoughts in Exeter. In July 2014 we celebrated the foundation of the new Norman Cathedral.

A few years ago, excavations in the Norman castle produced new evidence, raising important questions about the city and late Saxon kings.

This talk examines ecclesiastical and secular authority in Exeter on either side of the Conquest, exploring the impact of the new...

The Hooker Lecture 2015

Event Date: 
12/11/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Thursday 12th November 2015 at 19.30 in the Nave

‘I believe in the resurrection of the body’

Dr Paula Gooder is theologian in residence for the Bible Society and internationally renowned New Testament Theologian.

This lecture is aimed at those with a more academic interest in Theology or who have been on the journey for a little while.

Booking information

This event is FREE to attend. Please register your interest online or telephone 01392 285983

http://www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/event/all-events/the-hooker-lecture-2...

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