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Events at the Cathedral 2015

This Calendar is published as a guide to activities and events happening at the Cathedral during 2015.

These events may be subject to alteration. For up-to-date information about events please contact the Cathedral Office (01872 276782).

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APRIL

Monday 20

2pm & 7.30pm

Windows into the Gospels – A short course exploring the four Gospels, led by the Canon Chancellor, in the Pearson Room. 20th & 27th April and 11th & 18th May. £10 for the course. No need to book.

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Sunday 26

5.30pm

Come and Sing Five Mystical Songs by Vaughan Williams and Blessed be the God and Father by Wesley with Truro Cathedral Choir – Registration from 12.45pm. Rehearsals 1.15pm – 3.15pm. Music scores provided. No dress code. Tickets £12 (students £6, under 18’s free) by application from www.trurocathedral.org.uk or Truro Cathedral office, 14 St Mary’s St, Truro, TR1 2AF, tel: 01872 276782 or events@trurocathedral.org.uk or in the Cathedral. Tickets for non-performers £5 on the door (under 18’s free).

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Tuesday 28

1pm

Holy Communion in Cornish for the feast of Winwalloe in St Mary’s Aisle

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Thursday 30

1pm

Cornwall International Male Voice Choir Festival Informal Lunchtime Concert with Tideswell Male Voice Choir (Derbyshire),
Coral Santa Lucia (Spain) and Dagilelis (Lithuania). Free with a retiring collection in aid of the Inspire Cornwall fund. click here

Thursday 30

7.30pm

Festival Opening International Gala Concert - The Festival includes 30 evening concerts across Cornwall, the largest male choir competition in Europe (in Truro) and daytime singing at many popular tourist attractions across the County including The Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Trebah Gardens, Tate St Ives, The National Maritime Museum (Falmouth), Land’s End, Pendennis Castle and St Michael’s Mount. For more information see www.cimvcf.org.uk

  • The Celtic Male Ensemble (Cornwall)
  • Epsom Male Voice Choir (Surrey)
  • Truro Cathedral Choir
  • Chor Musica (Canada)
  • Maennerstimmen Basel (Switzerland)
  • The concert will also star international operatic tenor, John Treleaven.

Tickets from the Hall For Cornwall Box Office, 01872 262466 or www.hallforcornwall.co.uk


May 2015

Friday 1

1pm

Cornwall International Male Voice Choir Festival Informal Lunchtime Concert with Peterborough Boys Choir, Gentlemen Singers (Czech Republic), Renner Ensemble (Germany) and Tungsram Kodaly (Hungary). Free with a retiring collection in aid of Truro Cathedral Music fund. (This is in place of the lunchtime organ recital). click here

Friday 1

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of Philip and James, Apostles sung by Truro Cathedral Choir.

Saturday 2

10.30am

Bromley Boys Short Recital

Saturday 2

11am-2pm

Messy Table for families and children - Free art and craft activities.

Saturday 2

1pm

Cornwall International Male Voice Choir Festival Informal Lunchtime Concert with Plymouth Clarion (Devon), Sons of Lafayette (USA), St Petersburg Boys Choir (Russia), Tallinn University Male Choir (Estonia). Free with a retiring collection in aid of the Inspire Cornwall fund. click here

Saturday 2

6pm

Diocesan Confirmation Service

Monday 4

9.30am

BANK HOLIDAY - Cathedral opens at 9.30am.

Monday 4

1pm

Cornwall International Male Voice Choir Festival Informal Lunchtime Concert with New Mill Male Voice Choir (Yorkshire),
The Sussex Gruffs, Debut Boys Choir (Moscow) and Mthwalume High School Male Choir (KwaZulu Natal). Free with a retiring collection in aid of Truro Cathedral Music fund. click here

Tuesday 5 – Friday 8

12-5pm

Cornwall Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Exhbition – Until 8 May. Free.

Wednesday 6 10am - 8pm

BISHOP PHILLPOTTS OPEN DAY

in the Pearson Room of the Cathedral Office (10-5pm entrance via main Cathedral Office, 14 St Mary's St, and from 5-8pm via blue door opposite cathedral car park in Old Bridge Street)

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Friday 8

1.10pm

Free lunchtime organ recital by Jeffrey Williams (Romsey).

2015 Organ Recital Series Listing

Saturday 9

1pm

Camborne Ladies Choir Informal lunchtime Concert click here for poster

Sunday 10

2pm

Remember Our Child Service - A service for families and friends to remember and celebrate the lives of children who have died. All welcome (contact the Cathedral Office for details 01872 276782). click here for poster

Sunday 10

8pm

Open to Question – An informal opportunity to reflect on issues of Faith with Rev Canon Dr Stephen Dawes in the Pearson Room.

Wednesday 13

From 10am

Friends' Coffee Morning in the Pearson Room (10-Noon). All welcome.

Wednesday 13

5.30pm

Solemn First Evensong of the Ascension sung by Truro Cathedral Choir.

Thursday 14

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of the Ascension sung by Truro Cathedral Choir.

Friday 15 1.10pm

Free lunchtime organ recital by Ben Horden (York University)

2015 Organ Recital Series Listing

Friday 15

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of Matthias, Apostle sung by Truro Cathedral Choir.

Saturday 16

11am-2pm

Messy Table for families and children. Free art and craft activities.

Sunday 17

All day

Friends of Truro Cathedral AGM with morning Eucharist at 10am and 4pm Evensong. see www.friendsoftrurocathedral.org.uk for details.

Sunday 17

After worship

Fairtrade Table

Tuesday 19

1pm

Free lunchtime Piano Recital.

Thursday 21

2pm

Mothers’ Union Quiet Afternoon at Epiphany House.

Friday 22

1.10pm

Free lunchtime organ recital by Clive Ellison (St Agnes, Cornwall).

2015 Organ Recital Series Listing

Friday 22

7.30pm

The Sixteen 2015 Choral Pilgrimage The Sixteen and Harry Christophers are recognised as one of the world’s greatest ensembles. This year’s Choral Pilgrimage sees the choir take a trip back to 16th-century Seville, one of the biggest, richest and most cosmopolitan cities on earth. It was during this Spanish ‘golden age’ where arts and culture flourished, that composers Francisco Guerrero and Alonso Lobo made their mark.

Tickets can be booked locally from Hall For Cornwall, 01872 262466, www.hallforcornwall.co.uk or National Box Office 01904 651485 www.ncem.co.uk

Saturday 23 until Sunday 31 May

10-5pm Mon-Sat, 12-4pm Sun

20: A photographic exhibition celebrating 20 years of positive and freeing change from one of the UK’s leading disability charities.

The exhibition from Brandon Trust documents two decades of positive and freeing change in social care and disability awareness through the eyes of individuals the charity has supported across its service areas since its creation in 1994. The 20 visual exhibits detail the real, personal, success stories of independence, finding employment, education and happiness; life-changing moments with no barriers to freedom and no restrictions on choice.”

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Saturday 23

1pm

Cornwall Returners Orchestra Informal Concert

Saturday 23

5pm

Full Peal attempt

Sunday 24

10am

Solemn Eucharist of Pentecost sung by St Mary’s Singers

Sunday 24

4pm

Solemn Evensong of Pentecost sung by St Mary’s Singers

Monday 25

BANK HOLIDAY Cathedral opens at 9.30am

Monday 25

1pm
Plymouth University Student Choir Informal Concert. Free with retiring collection.

Tuesday 26 – Friday 29

11am – 2pm

Half Term Fun for Children and Families with children’s trails and drop-in art & craft activities on our messy table. All free.

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Friday 29

1.10pm

Free lunchtime organ recital by Paul Goodman (Devon).

2015 Organ Recital Series Listing

Saturday 30 1pm Cornwall Council Choir Informal Concert. Free with retiring collection.

Sunday 31

10am

Solemn Eucharist of Trinity Sunday sung by Truro Cathedral Choir.

Sunday 31

4pm

Solemn Evensong of Trinity Sunday sung by Truro Cathedral Choir.

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