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Events at Truro Cathedral

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Truro Theological Society dates 2014

Mothers' Union Programme 2014

Truro Cathedral Summer Listing 2014



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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.

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Events at the Cathedral 2014

This Calendar is published as a guide to activities and events happening at the Cathedral during 2014.

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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JULY

Tuesday 15

10-5pm

Cornwall’s Schools Remember: Personal stories and reflections on the First World War A major exhibition seeing the centenary through the eyes of pupils from schools in Cornwall. Free, 10 – 5pm daily (Sunday 12-4pm) Until 21 November

Part of ‘Cornwall Remembers’ commemorations

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Summer Fun at Truro Cathedral

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Thursday 17

2pm

Mothers’ Union Quiet Day at Epiphany House

Friday 18

1.10pm

Carl Jackson (Hampstead Palace) free lunchtime organ recital

Saturday 19

11-2pm

Messy Table Fun for families and children Free

Saturday 19

1pm

Four Tunes Saxophone Quartet informal concert, free with collection

Sunday 20

11.30am

Fairtrade Table after Morning Eucharist in North Transept

Sunday 20

Noon

Sing and Discover Choir informal lunchtime Concert, free with collection

Thursday 24

5.30pm

First Evening Prayer of James the Apostle

Friday 25

1.10pm

Jeffrey Makinson (Manchester Cathedral) free lunchtime organ recital

Friday 25

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of James the Apostle

Saturday 26

1pm

Cornwall Community Choir informal concert, free with collection click here for poster

Saturday 26

7.30pm

Reinis Zarinš Piano Concert Latvian Musician of the Year Award in 2011 and 2013, Reinis Zarinš is building a fabulous reputation with concerts across Europe and America. Tonight’s highlights include Liszt’s Sonata in B minor, Die Forelle,

THIS CONCERT IS CANCELLED

Sunday 27

4pm

Solemn First Evensong of Samson, Bishop, Missionary

Monday 28

1pm

Eucharist in Cornish in St Mary’s Aisle

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Monday 28

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of Samson, Bishop, Missionary

Wednesday 30

7.30pm

The Tempest: Shaken and Stirred Miracle Theatre uniquely brings to life Shakespeare’s great masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment. Join Prospero, Ariel and Miranda on the enchanted island (Cathedral Green) for this tale of shipwrecks, magic and love. This is an outdoor performance, please dress warmly, no chairs available

Tickets from Hall for Cornwall www.hallforcornwall.co.uk, 01872 262466

AUGUST

Friday 1

10-5pm

‘Opening the Gates of Hell’ Phil Whiting provides the paintings for this exhibition marking the hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of World War One. 10-5pm (Mon-Sat), 12-4pm (Sun), Free. Runs until 15 August. Part of ‘Cornwall Remembers’Commemorations Click here for poster

Friday 1

1.10pm

Jonathan Delbridge (Cornwall) free lunchtime organ recital

Saturday 2

11-2pm

Messy Table Fun for families and children Free

Sunday 3

4pm

Evensong commemorating the centenary of the start of World War One Sung by Callington Singers Part of ‘Cornwall Remembers' Commemorations

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Monday 4

7.30pm

Bach’s B Minor Mass performed by the St Endellion Festival Orchestra and Chorus

and marking the centenary of the Outbreak of World War One. Tickets from Hall for Cornwall, www.hallforcornwall.co.uk, 01872 262466. Part of ‘Cornwall Remembers’ season,

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Monday 4

10-11pm

A Candlelit Prayer Vigil for Peace marking the exact time war was declared in 1914. Part of ‘Cornwall Remembers’ Commemorations

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Tuesday 5

5.30pm

Solemn First Evensong of the Transfiguration of our Lord

Wednesday 6

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of the Transfiguration of our Lord

Friday 8

1.10pm

Georgina Sherriff (St Paul’s, Knightsbridge) free lunchtime organ recital

Saturday 9

10-3pm

City of Truro Male Choir on High Cross 

Saturday 9

5pm

Full Peal   

Sunday 10

12.30pm

Meditational Dance Experience the joy and spirituality of the dance as we

‘step into silence’ and make connections with our inner selves. All welcome

Wednesday 13

10am

Friends' Coffee Morning in the Pearson Room (10-12 Noon) All welcome

Friday 15

1.10pm

Andrew Bryden  (Ripon Cathedral) free lunchtime organ recital

Saturday 16

11am-2pm

Messy Table Fun for families and children Free

Saturday 16

10am-3pm

City of Truro Male Choir Fundraising High Cross

Saturday 16

4pm

First Evening Prayer of The Blessed Virgin Mary, Patronal Festival

Sunday 17

10am

Solemn Eucharist of The Blessed Virgin Mary, Patronal Festival

Sunday 17

11.30am

Fairtrade Table after Morning Eucharist in North Transept

Sunday 17

From noon

Sunday Carvery Lunch in the Cathedral Restaurant. Enjoy a one course (£8.50) or two course (£10.50) delicious meal. Must pre-book by calling 01872 245011 or e-mailing catering@trurocathedral.org.uk

Thursday 21

10am-4pm

Mothers’ Union Children’s Free Fun Day in the Cathedral Bring the family and enjoy our free activities

Friday 22

1.10pm

John Keyes (Nottingham) free lunchtime organ recital

Saturday 23

1pm

Nordic Light, a lunchtime concert given by Eskilstuna Oratoriekör and Kammarkören Fors Cantores from Sweden. Featuring the work of Knut Nystedt, Ola Gjeilo, Otto Olsson, Hugo Alfvén. Free, with a collection

Saturday 23

5.30pm

First Evening Prayer of Bartholomew the Apostle

Saturday 23

7.30pm

Evening Concert by Nathan Laube Organ Concert This astounding American organist returns for his third concert at the cathedral. His programme includes music by Hollins, Bruhns and Liszt. Tickets £10 (Students £5, under-18s free) on the door.

Sunday 24

10am

Solemn Eucharist of Bartholomew the Apostle

Sunday 24

4pm

Solemn Evensong of Bartholomew the Apostle

Monday 25

From 9.30am

BANK HOLIDAY Cathedral open from 9.30am

Friday 29

1.10pm

Joshua Hales (Sheffield Cathedral) free lunchtime organ recital

Saturday 30

10am-3pm

City of Truro Male Choir Fundraising High Cross

Saturday 30

7.30pm

Gogmagog vs Corin the Intergalactic Giant-Slayer - a futuristic re-telling of our ancient Cornish creation myth that will transport you to a whole new world of epic, immersive theatre.

What happens when you take an ancient Cornish Myth, spice it up with an eclectic mix of space-age ingredients and serve it inside a medieval rocket-ship arena? Golden Tree Productions, the makers of ‘Kernocopia’ and ‘Seize the Day’, promise us an extraordinary collision of ancient and contemporary Cornish culture. As in a medieval ‘Plen an Gwari’ amphitheatre, the set, staging and performers surround the audience, immersing them in the action. Doors open on Cathedral Green at 6.30pm with the show starting at 7.30pm. Café Irie will be serving up their delicious, Cosmic Cornish Menu.Tickets including, a special ‘Show & Super Deal’ are available from www.crbo.co.uk

SEPTEMBER

Friday 5

1.10pm

Angus Webster (Falmouth) free lunchtime organ recital

Saturday 6

Noon-2pm

Messy Table Fun for families and children Free

Saturday 6

7.30pm

Honour over Glory: a concert commemorating 100 years in Music and Verse

A Commemoration Concert of music and verse marking the start of World War One with the superb HMS Drake Royal Naval Volunteer Band and others. All profits from this concert will go to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

Tickets £12.50, £15.50 and £18 from Hall For Cornwall, tel 01872 262466

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Sunday 7

10am

Sunday Eucharist with Installation of Choral and Organ Scholars and Head Choristers

Sunday 7

8pm

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

Wednesday 10

10am

Friends' Coffee Morning in the Pearson Room (10-12 Noon) All welcome

Friday 12

1.10pm

Edward Picton-Turbervill (St John’s College, Cambridge) free lunchtime organ recital

Saturday 13

From 9.30am

Cornish Wrasslin’ on the Cathedral Green Traditional Cornish wrestling with stalls and refreshments.

Saturday 13

12 Noon-2pm

Messy Table Fun for families and children Free

Saturday 13

1pm

Octavia Choir informal concert free, with a collection

Saturday 13

4pm

Solemn First Evensong of Holy Cross Day attended by Truro Cathedral Old Choristers Association

Sunday 14

10am

Solemn Eucharist of Holy Cross Day

Sunday 14

From noon

Sunday Carvery Lunch in the Cathedral Restaurant. Enjoy a one course (£8.50) or two course (£10.50) delicious meal. Must pre-book by calling 01872 245011 or e-mailing catering@trurocathedral.org.uk

Monday 15

2pm and 7.30pm

Windows into the Old Testament A short six week course written and presented by The Rev Canon Dr Stephen Dawes. What has the Old Testament got to teach us today? In the Pearson Room of the Cathedral Office (entrance via blue door opposite entrance to cathedral car park. Course costs £10. Either 2pm or 7.30pm option.

Thursday 18

2pm

MU Meeting in the Pearson Room with guest speaker Daphne Skinard from BBC Radio Cornwall All welcome.

Friday 19

1.10pm

Colin Andrews (Indiana, USA) free lunchtime organ recital

Saturday 20

11am-2pm

Messy Table Fun for families and children Free

Saturday 20

1pm

Gresley Male Voice Choir informal concert, free, with collection

Saturday 20

4pm

First Evening Prayer of Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Saturday 20

5pm

Acorn Service: Remembering those who have died from substance abuse

Sunday 21

10am

Solemn Eucharist of Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Sunday 21

11.30am

Fairtrade Table after Morning Eucharist in North Transept

Sunday 21

4pm

Solemn Evensong of Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Thursday 25

7pm for 7.30pm start

Martyrs as really as St Stephen was a martyr? Commemorating the dead of World War One. A Truro Theological Society lecture given by Professor John Wolfe (Open University) Tickets £4 in advance from the Cathedral Office, 01872 276782 or onthe door. Part of ‘Cornwall Remembers’ Commemorations

Friday 26

1.10pm

Philip Davey (Truro Methodist Church) free lunchtime organ recital

Saturday 27

1pm

Riverside Singers informal concert free, with collection

Sunday 28

4pm

Solemn First Evensong of Michael All Angels

Monday 29

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of Michael All Angels

Tuesday 30

5.30pm

Solemn First Evensong of German, Bishop