Chester Cathedral is many things to many people: a vibrant community of worship, an ancient abbey, an archaeological treasure, a cultural hub, a centre of musical excellence and a unique blend of  medieval and modern history.

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The Very Reverend Professor Gordon McPhate
Dean of Chester

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Concerts & Events

A Christmas Carol

Thursday 19 November 2015 - Sunday 3 January 2016
Follow the scenes throughout the cathedral as we transform it into scenes from Victorian London as we relive the heart warming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' iconic Christmas story...
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On Christmas Night

Saturday 12 December 2015 - Saturday 12 December 2015
Chester Cathedral Choir, directed by Philip Rushforth, sings a selection of traditional carols for all to enjoy. There will also be seasonal readings and a chance for all to join in and sing some festive songs and carols...
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Aspects of Christmas

Wednesday 16 December 2015 - Wednesday 16 December 2015
Patricia Routledge reader Chester Music Society Choir Chester Philharmonic Orchestra Graham Jordan Ellis conductor A Christmas Celebration for all the family. Chester Music Society is delighted to welcome back to Chester Patricia Routledge, one o...
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