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Events at Truro Cathedral

The Cathedral holds a wide range of both religious and secular events. We welcome all to attend. If you would like to go on our Events database to receive events information please use the Contact Us button to give us your details.

Truro Theological Society dates 2014

Mothers' Union Programme 2014

Autumn Winter Events Booklet 2014

Inspire Cornwall Appeal

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The £4m Inspire Cornwall fundraising appeal is one which seeks to open up access to Cathedral resources and facilities to the community. This will be achieved through heritage, education, music & art, and nature.

To find out more visit the Inspire Cornwall website

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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Saturday 3


Children’s Messy Table Free art and Craft activities for children and families. The Cathedral

Monday 5

2pm & 7.30pm

Windows into the New Testament: Have you ever wondered why various translations of the New Testament sometimes differ in meaning? Explore and understand the books and theology of the New Testament with Rev Canon Dr Stephen Dawes. Monday’s on 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th January and 2nd, 9th February with. (2pm, then repeated at 7.30pm). Entry via blue door opposite entrance to Cathedral car park. Course £10.

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Thursday 15


Mothers’ Union Lunch in the Cathedral Restaurant. 12:00pm for a 12:30pm start.

Saturday 17


Children’s Messy Table Free art and Craft activities for children and families. The Cathedral

Sunday 18

After service

Fairtrade Table after Morning Eucharist in North Transept

Sunday 18 From Noon

Sunday Carvery in the Cathedral Restaurant

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Saturday 24


First Evening Prayer of the Conversion of Paul the Apostle

Sunday 25


Solemn Eucharist of the Conversion of Paul the Apostle

Sunday 25


Solemn Evensong of the Conversion of Paul the Apostle

Tuesday 27

All Day

Holocaust Memorial Day exhibition and prayers click here

Tuesday 27


Evensong for Holocaust Memorial Day

Saturday 31


First Evening Prayer of Candlemas

21st Jan to 12 Feb

10-5 M-S &12-4 Sun

Crafting the Cathedral Exhibition. An exhibition bringing together contemporary craft designed as a personal response to Truro Cathedral by invited level 3 students from Falmouth University’s BA(Hons) Contemporary Crafts Course. Free

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Sunday 18 – Sunday 25


Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Friday 23 & Saturday 24 Times TBC

The Friend’s 2015 Panto: ‘Puss In Boots’ – Tickets available from the Friend’s Office (through the blue door opposite the entrance to the Cathedral car park) Wednesdays 10am-12pm or phone 01872 274986.

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Saturday 31 2.30pm

Free Cushion Concert in association with the West Briton

All are welcome to this free concert but it is particularly aimed at families with children. Bring cushions and sit at the very front of the Cathedral, where the Cathedral Choir’s eighteen boy Choristers will introduce and sing a short programme of beautiful music.

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Sunday 1


Sunday Solemn Eucharist for the Feast of Candlemas sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Sunday 1


Solemn Evensong for the Feast of Candlemas sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Tuesday 3


Christian Political Engagement – A conversation with The Rt Hon Frank Field MP reflecting on thMe relationship between Christian faith and political engagement. Tickets are £5 on the door. Chaired by The Very Revd Roger Bush, Dean of Truro.

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Saturday 7


Children’s Messy Table Free fun for families and children

Sunday 8


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

Wednesday 11


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

Thursday 12


Cornwall Music Service Trust is proud to present "Thank You For The Music", a celebration of music launching the newly formed music service for Cornwall. The evening will feature over 200 young musicians from the length and breadth of Cornwall performing music from a variety of genres including a brand new composition by David Frost (Trustee of CMST) entitled "Fanfare for A New Beginning". All of the performers in the concert are pupils of teachers from CMST.

Tickets £6 (under 16s free) available from the Hall for Cornwall

Monday 16th – Saturday 21st


Half-Term Fun for Children and Families Enjoy a visit to the Cathedral with trails and drop-in craft activities on our messy table. (All free).

Sunday 15

After worship

Fairtrade Table

Monday 16 10am, 2pm and 7.30pm

Windows into Christian Ethics:

Wednesday 18

10-5 M-S &12-4 Sun

A Passion Play in Playing Place: Seeing The Stations of the Cross and The Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary by Adam Drouet. These drawings find the Passion story acted out in our own streets and fields. They make us take a fresh look at and invest new meaning in objects - and stories - which are so familiar that we might fail to notice them properly. Until 18 April

Wednesday 18


Ash Wednesday Solemn Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes with a liturgical performance of Allegri’s Miserere Mei, Deus with its haunting top Cs. Sung by St Mary’s Singers. Dowload poster here

Wednesday 18

12 Noon

Lent Reading from the Gospel according to St Mark (Monday-Wednesday) through Lent. Download poster here

Thursday 19


Mothers’ Union AGM and social meeting in the Pearson Room

Saturday 21


Children’s Messy Table Free fun for families and children

Sunday 22

12 noon

Sunday Carvery Lunch in the Cathedral Restaurant must pre-book on 01872 245009 or 245011 or catering@trurocathedral.org.uk

Friday 27


Truro Cathedral Choir Spring Concert with saxophonist Joel Garthwaite‘O Radiant Dawn’: A concert of sublime music by contemporary composers. Tickets £12 (students £6; under-18s free) available from Hall For Cornwall, 01872 262466 or www.hallforcornwall.co.uk

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