Saturday 18 May 7.30 pm
Chester Cathedral Choir in concert: celebrating the music of Benjamin Britten and Herbert Howells
Join the Chester Cathedral Choir for a commemorative concert this Saturday 18 May 2013 at 7.30 pm as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Benjamin Britten’s birth and the 30th anniversary of the death of Herbert Howells.
The performance will include
- Rejoice in the Lamb, a piece about the praise and worship of God by all living creatures, composed by Britten in 1943
- Requiem, a rarely performed work about loss and consolation, composed by Howells in 1936
From Tuesday 14 May until Friday 17 May we have a special offer on tickets for this Saturday’s performance: all seats will be just £5.00 each.
To book your tickets, visit the Chester Cathedral online box office or call (01244) 500959.
Saturday 25 May 10.00 am - 1.30 pm
Cub Faith Badge Morning
Achieve and receive your 'My Faith' badge at Chester Cathedral:
- £4.00 per Cub
- Includes a drink, biscuit and the badge which will be presented in the Cathedral
Please note that, due to unforeseen circumstances, this is a change of date. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Chester Mystery Plays 2013
26 June - 13 July 2013
This amazing community theatre event takes place every five years. In 2013, the Chester Mystery Plays will be performed by hundreds of local volunteers led by a production team including Artistic Director, Peter Leslie Wild and Music Director/Composer, Matthew Baker.
For the first time ever, the plays will be performed in the Nave of Chester Cathedral.
Performance tickets £12 - £27
A delicious two-course meal is available before the show in the Cathedral Refectory for only £10.00 pp if booked in advance.
Vouchers are available which may be used as part or full payment against any type of ticket including family or group bookings. The vouchers are £10.00 and make wonderful presents for family or friends.
To book your performance tickets, pre-show dining or show vouchers visit the Chester Cathedral online box office or call (01244) 500959.
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.
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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