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Events at Truro Cathedral

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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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August 2015

Exhibition of the Truro Cathedral Calendar - A display of photographs from our 2016 calendar (continues during summer). Free

Until 2 September

 

Summer Fun at Truro Cathedral. Free trails and various arts and crafts activities for all the family taking place throughout the holidays. click here

Friday 28

1:10pm

Organ recital by Harry van Wijk (Royal College of Music) - Free with retiring collection. click here

Saturday 29

1pm

Informal concert by Charles Timberlake (piano) – Free with retiring collection. click here

Sunday 30

10am

4pm

Visiting Choir: services today are sung by the Callington Singers see monthly music lists in the Cathedral or the Cathedral website for further details

Monday 31

From 9.30am

BANK HOLIDAY Cathedral open from 9.30am

SEPT

   

Exhibition of the Truro Cathedral Calendar - A display of photographs from our 2016 calendar (continues during summer). Free

Until Wednesday 2 September

 

Summer Fun at Truro Cathedral. Free trails and various arts and crafts activities for all the family taking place throughout the holidays.

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Until Wednesday September 2

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

Exhibition by Johanna Freudenberg: ‘Visions and Vistas’ – This series of works on paper, using collage, oil crayons and oil paint, depicts the lives of 24 Cornish Saints.

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Friday 4

1:10pm

Organ recital by Josef Laming (Goucester Cathedral) - Free with retiring collection.

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Saturday 5

Noon-2pm

Messy Table Fun for families and children Free

Saturday 5

1pm

Informal concert by Mabe Ladies Choir – Free with retiring collection. click here

Sunday 6

10am

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

Wednesday 9

10am

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

Thursday 10

7:30pm

Cornwall Faith Forum Event - Launch of interfaith CD to coincide with anniversary of 9/11. Refreshments after. Free with collection. All welcome. click here

Friday 11

1:10pm

Organ recital by Peter Heginbotham (Sheffield) - Free with retiring collection.

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Saturday 12

11am-4pm

Bells Open Day – Enjoy finding out about the cathedral bells. Includes Displays, exhibitions, visits to the ringing chamber, CCTV coverage of the bells being run and children’s arts and crafts activities. Free. All welcome.

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Sunday 13

Noon

Sunday Carvery in the Cathedral Restaurant Enjoy a one course (£8.95) or two course (£10.95) delicious meal. Please pre-book by calling 01872 245011 or e-mailing catering@trurocathedral.org.uk

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Sunday 13

2pm

RAF Battle of Britain Service a service commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

This service is by invitation only.

Sunday 13

4pm

Solemn First Evensong of Holy Cross Day sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Sunday 13

8pm

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

Monday 14

10am 2pm and 7.30pm

Windows into Other Faiths - A short six-week course written and presented by the Rev Canon Dr Stephen Dawes. A chance to look at the major world faiths - Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism – as well as some smaller ones, and to explore the relationship of Christianity to them. In the Pearson Room of the Cathedral Office (entrance via the blue door opposite entrance to Cathedral car park). Course costs £10. 10am, 2pm and 7:30pm option. click here for poster

Monday 14

5:30pm

Solemn Eucharist of Holy Cross Day sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Tuesday 15

1pm

Informal concert by Suzanne Manuell (soprano) and Anthony Seddon (piano)

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- Free with retiring collection.

Thursday 17

2pm

MU Meeting in the Pearson Room with guest speaker from The Women’s Refuge. All welcome.

Thursday 17

7pm

Lecture by Dr Claire Foster-Gilbert: ‘Theology, Ethics and the Environmental Challenge’ - A Truro Theological Society lecture given by writer and broadcaster, Dr Claire Foster-Gilbert of The Ethics Academy and Westminster Abbey. Tickets £4 on the door.

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Friday 18

1:10pm

Organ recital by Martin Hall (Reigate) - Free with retiring collection. click here

Friday 18

7:30pm

Organ Concert by Robert Sharpe

Robert Sharpe was Organist and Director of Music at Truro Cathedral from 2002-2008. In 2008, his achievements were recognised by the Cornish Gorsedd which awarded him the Cornwhylen Cross for an “outstanding contribution to Church Music”. He is currently Director of Music at York Minster where his work centres around the daily choral tradition and the two treble lines, one of boys the other of girls, both of which he directs, and the famous Minster organ.  His programme for the concert includes: Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, Bach; Evening Song, Bairstow; Choral III, Franck; Adante Sostenuto, Widor; Toccata, Choral and Fugue, Jackson; Berceuse a la memoire de Vierne, Cochereau; Carillon de Westminster, Vierne.

Tickets £10 (students £5, U18s free) on the door. click here for poster

Saturday 19

11am-1pm

Messy Table Fun for families and children Free

Saturday 19

5:30pm

Evensong sung by Truro Cathedral Choir and members of Truro Cathedral Old Choristers’ Association

Sunday 20

11.30am

Fairtrade Table after Morning Eucharist in North Transept

Sunday 20

4pm

Solemn First Evensong of Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist sung by Truro Cathedral Choir and attended by members of the Prayer Book Society

Monday 21

10am

Solemn Eucharist of Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Monday 21

1pm

Informal concert by Incandescendo (cello and percussion) - Free with retiring collection.

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Friday 25

1:10pm

Organ recital by Philip Davey (Truro Methodist Church) - Free with retiring collection.

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Saturday 26

1pm

Informal concert by the U3A Carrick Singers – CANCELLED -

Saturday 26

5pm

The Acorn Service – A special service celebrating the lives of those who have died from substance misuse and those who live with it. All welcome.

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Sunday 27

12 noon

Friends’ Lunch followed by Autumn Meeting – in the Chapter House. Information on the Friends’ Board in the Cathedral.

Sunday 27

4pm

Evensong and Installation of Canons sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Monday 28

5:30pm

Solemn First Evensong of Michael and All Angels sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Tuesday 29

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of Michael and All Angels sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Wednesday 30

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist of German, Bishop (transferred from 1 October) sung in Cornish and Latin by Truro Cathedral Choir

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OCTOBER

   
Saturday 3rd 10.30am - 5pm

SING GOOD NEWS - A Music Day for Cornwall

Encouraging and equipping all those involved in music and worsahip in their churches

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