Adult education

Chester Cathedral Education Department promotes lifelong learning with regular lectures and bible study groups.

Our popular lunchtime lecture series Bible Talk has three sets of six lectures per year, lead by cathedral clergy, lay members of the congregation and lecturers from universities across the UK.

If you would like to be added to the Bible Talk mailing list, please contact our Education Officer Helen Barber:

For more information download the summer series 2015 flyer.

Support Us

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There are many ways to support the Cathedral from donations through to buying a gift or simply enjoying a coffee in the Refectory. We welcome your support in whatever form it takes.

Refectory Cafe


The Refectory, built in the 13th century, was the dining hall for the 40 monks who belonged to the community at the time. The Refectory is open from 9:30 - 4:30 and a delicious lunch menu, fabulous cakes and free Wi-Fi!


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Online Shop

The Shop provides a full range of souvenirs, books, gifts, cards, CDs and jewellery, some unique to Chester Cathedral;  it's even possible to buy postage stamps!

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Chester Cathedral needs your help! We receive no financial subsidy from government and therefore rely on kind donations and the support of people like you. The Just Giving site is just one way to help.

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