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Handlebards: Hamlet & A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th November 2015 in the Chapter House

Monday 9th November at 19.30: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tuesday 10th November at 19.30: Hamlet

Wednesday 11th November at 19.30: A Midsummer Night's Dream

After hugely successful tours in the summers of 2013 and 2014, described by none other than Sir Ian McKellen as 'uproariously funny', the HandleBards are back on their bikes for their most diverse season to date. Hamlet and A Midsummer Night's Dream are touring the country as we speak - and they think they may just be...

Handlebards: Hamlet & A Midsummer Night's Dream

Event Date: 
10/11/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th November 2015 in the Chapter House

Monday 9th November at 19.30: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tuesday 10th November at 19.30: Hamlet

Wednesday 11th November at 19.30: A Midsummer Night's Dream

After hugely successful tours in the summers of 2013 and 2014, described by none other than Sir Ian McKellen as 'uproariously funny', the HandleBards are back on their bikes for their most diverse season to date. Hamlet and A Midsummer Night's Dream are touring the country as we speak - and they think they may just be...

Handlebards: Hamlet & A Midsummer Night's Dream

Event Date: 
09/11/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th November 2015 in the Chapter House

Monday 9th November at 19.30: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tuesday 10th November at 19.30: Hamlet

Wednesday 11th November at 19.30: A Midsummer Night's Dream

After hugely successful tours in the summers of 2013 and 2014, described by none other than Sir Ian McKellen as 'uproariously funny', the HandleBards are back on their bikes for their most diverse season to date. Hamlet and A Midsummer Night's Dream are touring the country as we speak - and they think they may just be...

Bishop Sarah ordains four new priests

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 10:54am

Bishop Sarah has ordained four new priests, and in doing so became the first woman bishop in the Church of England to lead an ordination service.

Bishop Sarah ordained Leisa McGovern and Sheila Walker, in Ottery St Mary, and Glyn Lewry and Jill Purser in Sampford Peverell.

The four clergy have spent a year in the parishes as deacons but now they are ordained priests by Bishop Sarah, they will be able to take weddings and lead Communion services.

Dame Sarah Mullally was consecrated as the new Bishop of Crediton by the Archbishop of Canterbury in Canterbury Cathedral...

Armistice Concert: They shall grow not old

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

Wednesday 11th November at 19.30

"They shall grow not old"

Choral music for Armistice Day, sung by the Choir of Exeter Cathedral.

Programme to include movements from the Fauré Requiem and beautiful music by composers including Vaughan Williams, Harris and Bainton.

Ticket information

Tickets £5-£14 available online (no booking fee) or from 01392 285983.

http://www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/event/all-events/armistice-concert-th...

Cathedral honour for visiting Tongans

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:15am

The Dean of Exeter has honoured the Tongan national rugby team during their stay in Exeter as part of this year’s Rugby World Cup.

Players from the squad, who were visiting the Cathedral on Tuesday with their families, accepted honorary membership of the Friends of the Cathedral of behalf of the entire national team. They were met at the west door by the Dean of the Cathedral, a keen rugby fan, who welcome the Tongans to Exeter and its Cathedral and presented them with their certificate.

The players and their families enjoyed a short tour of the Cathedral, saw the carving...

Silent Movie Improvisation: David Briggs

Event Date: 
16/09/2015 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Wednesday 16th September 2015 at 19.30

David Briggs is an internationally renowned organist whose performances are acclaimed for their musicality, virtuosity, and ability to excite and engage audiences of all ages. With an extensive repertoire spanning five centuries, he is known across the globe for his brilliant organ transcriptions of symphonic music by composers such as Mahler, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Elgar, Bruckner, Ravel, and Bach. Fascinated by the art of Improvisation since a child, David also frequently performs improvisations to silent films such as Phantom of the Opera,...

Exeter Pound launches next month

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:44am

On Tuesday 1 September the local currency for Exeter goes live as the Exeter Pound is launched in front of Exeter Cathedral between 10.30am and noon. At 11am the first Exeter Pound will be spent by the Lord Mayor of Exeter. There will be a community market set upLo in front of the cathedral with a selection of local traders who have stepped up to be the first of many to take the local currency and will run until 5pm. Exeter Pounds can be bought and spent on the spot. A programme of entertainment will run throughout the day, including local musicians. Speaking at the launch will be Ben...

Lunchtime Bite: Ancient Stoicism

Event Date: 
14/09/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 14th September 2015, 13.00-14.00

In ancient Greece and Rome, Stoic philosophers were famous for offering guidance which could help people to meet life’s emotional challenges.

Christopher Gill suggests that their advice can be valuable for us today and that there are striking parallels with some modern approaches in psychotherapy.

The talk is illustrated with selective readings from the ancient Stoics.

Ticket Information

£3 adults, £2 Cathedral Concession*, available online or from 01392 285983

http://www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/event/...

Two arrested after PCSO assaulted in Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:16am

Two men have been arrested following reports of disorderly behaviour in Exeter.

Police officers were called to the Cathedral Green on Tuesday 4 August shortly before 7.15pm after a group were reportedly acting in a disorderly manner in a local restaurant.

When officers arrived to speak to the group, a man became aggressive and allegedly assaulted a male PCSO by pushing him to the floor.

Two men were arrested at the scene.

A 20-year-old man from Oxford was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a PCSO and taken to Heavitree Road police station.

Jack...

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