Special events


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.

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(Please check dates/times prior to visiting the cathedral as dates for some events may be subject to change)



Cathedral Calendar 2017

This Calendar is published as a guide to activities and events happening at the Cathedral during 2017.

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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Monday to Thursday

11am

Free Guided Tours of the Cathedral begin - Monday to Thursday at 11am. If you are visiting specifically for a tour please contact the Cathedral Office to check that it is running. If you would like to book a group tour for your organisation, please call 01872 245001 or email events@trurocathedral.org.uk

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Tuesday 27 June

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

Cornwall College Art Exhibition (TBC)

Until 16 July.

JULY

 

From 18 July

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

Exhibition of the Truro Cathedral Calendar - A display of photographs from our fundraising calendar (continues during summer). Free

31 July – 30 August

11am-2pm Mondays and Wednesdays

Summer Fun at Truro Cathedral - Free Brass Rubbing available every Monday (excluding 28th Aug). Arts & crafts activities every Wednesday on our Messy Table. Free trails also available throughout the holidays. Click here for poster

Thursdays

12.10pm

Weekly Christian Meditation - in St Mary’s Aisle

17 – 23 July

Visiting Choir – All Saints, Fulham

Tuesday 18

1pm

Josephine Cowley (piano) Informal Concert - Free with retiring collection click here for leaflet

Thursday 20

2pm

MU meeting about Refugees – in the Pearson Room click here for poster

Friday 21

1.10pm

Organ recital given by Ben Comeau (London) - Free with retiring collection (change to original programme)

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Friday 21

5.30pm

First Evensong of Mary Magdalene – sung by All Saints, Fulham

Saturday 22

11-4pm

Diocesan Prayer Day and farewell to Bishop Tim Thornton

4pm Eucharist of Farewell

Monday 24

All day

Exeter University Graduations – it is recommended that you do not visit the cathedral today

Thursday 27

5.30pm

First Evensong of Samson, Bishop, Missionary, 5th Century

Friday 28

1.10pm

Organ recital given by Tim Wakerell (New College Oxford)- Free with retiring collection

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28-30 July

Visiting Choir: The Anglican Singers

Friday 28

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist for Samson, Bishop, Missionary, 5th Century - sung by the Anglican Singers

Monday 31

7.30pm

St Endellion Summer Festival presents St Endellion Festival Orchestra & Chorus – Verdi Requiem is a masterpiece conceived on a grand scale.

Tickets £10-£22, Gallery unreserved seating: £14 from the Hall For Cornwall Box Office: 01872 262466 or www.hallforcornwall.co.uk

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AUGUST

until 30 August

11am-2pm Mondays and Wednesdays

Summer Fun at Truro Cathedral - Free Brass Rubbing available every Monday (excluding 28th Aug). Arts & crafts activities every Wednesday on our Messy Table. Free trails also available throughout the holidays. Click here for poster

Monday - Thursdays

11am

Free Guided Tour – Learn a little of the fascinating history of the cathedral

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Thursdays

12.10pm

Weekly Christian Meditation - in St Mary’s Aisle

Tuesday 1

1pm

Gillian Pozansky (flute), Mark Tanner (piano) Informal recital - Free with retiring collection

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1 – 6 August

Visiting Choir: The Antoni Ensemble

Friday 4

1.10pm

Organ recital given by James Orford (London) - Free with retiring collection

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Saturday 5

11-2pm

City of Truro Male Choir on High Cross

Sunday 6

10am

Solemn Eucharist of the Transfiguration of our Lord - sung by The Antoni Ensemble

Sunday 6

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.

Sunday 6

4pm

Solemn Evensong for the Transfiguration of our Lord - sung by The Antoni Ensemble

7 – 13 August

Visiting Choir: Coventry Cathedral Choir

Tuesday 8

1pm

Cheryl Brendish (soprano) and Clive Ellison (piano) Informal Concert - Free with retiring collection click here for leaflet

Wednesday 9

10am

Friends' Coffee Morning - in the Pearson Room (10-11:30am) All welcome

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Friday 11

1.10pm

Organ recital given by Ben Newlove (Windsor Castle) - Free with retiring collection

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14-20 August

Visiting Choir: The First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Monday 14

5.30pm

Solemn Evensong of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Patronal Festival – sung by The First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Tuesday 15

1pm

The First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Informal Concert - Free with retiring collection click here

Tuesday 15

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Patronal Festival – sung by The First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Thursday 17

10am-3pm

Children’s Free Summer Fun Day in the Cathedral - Whatever the weather, our Mother’s Union free family fun day is the place to be!

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Friday 18

1.10pm

Organ recital given by Jason Richards (Windsor Castle) - Free with retiring collection

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Saturday 19

11-2pm

City of Truro Male Choir on High Cross

Sunday 20

11.30am

Fairtrade Table - after Morning Eucharist in North Transept

     

Monday 21

1pm

Robert Preston (clarinet) accompanied by Simon Jacobs (piano) Informal Lunchtime recital - Free with retiring collection (in aid of cathedral funds)

     

21-27 August

Visiting Choir: St Peter’s Church, Streatham

Wednesday 23

5.30pm

First Evensong of Bartholomew the Apostle - sung by St Peter’s Church, Streatham

Thursday 24

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of Bartholomew the Apostle - sung by St Peter’s Church, Streatham

Friday 25

1.10pm

Organ recital given by Alison Howell (Bristol) - Free with retiring collection

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Monday 28

From 9.30am

BANK HOLIDAY - Cathedral open from 9.30am

SEPTEMBER

     

Sunday 3rd September

7pm

Peace in the Valley:

Johnny Cowling sings the Gospel Music of Elvis Presley

An evening of fun, song and reflection marking the

Johnny Cowling usually needs no introduction. But just in case you’ve never heard of him, he’s a Cornish singer, comedian and all round entertainer with oodles of talent… you will love him!

In aid of the White Cross Mission.

Tickets £10 or £7.50 U19s, available from the Hall For Cornwall Box Office, 01872 262466 or www.hallforcornwall.co.uk

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Saturday 16 7.30pm

Tenebrae – Path of Miracles

Described as ‘phenomenal’ and ‘devastatingly beautiful’ Tenebrae will be performing Elgar, Stanford, Vaughan Williams and Tavener with the Choristers of Truro Cathedral Choir.

Programme:
John Tavener: Song for Athene
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs
Herbert Murill: Two Shakespeare Songs
John Tavener: Hymn to the Mother of God
John Tavener: Funeral Ikos
Owain Park: Footsteps

INTERVAL

Charles Villiers Stanford: The Blue Bird
Edward Elgar: O Wild West Wind

Joby Talbot: Path of Miracles - León
Joby Talbot: Path of Miracles - Santiago

Tickets £10 - £25 from Hall For Cornwall Box Office, 01872 262466 or www.hallforcornwall.co. uk

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