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

SEPTEMBER

Daily

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

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

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

Monday 11

10am, 2pm & 7.30pm

Windows into the Reformation - A six-week course introducing the Reformation. Held in the Pearson Room of the Cathedral Office. Evening entry is via the blue door opposite the entrance to the cathedral car park. Course costs £12. Dates of course 11, 18, 25 September and 2, 9 and 16 October.

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Thursday 21

1-3pm

Singing for Peace on High Cross - marking UN International Day of Peace. Everyone welcome. For further information and how to take part please contact paul.haines10@gmail.com or 07855 495881

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Thursday 21

2pm

Mothers’ Union Meeting - in the Pearson Room of the Cathedral Office. Speaker: Linda McGannity who will be talking about flower arranging

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Thursday 21

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist for St Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Thursday 21

7pm for 7.30pm start

Truro Theological Society Lecture

given by Professor David Horrell of Exeter University. 'Ethnicity and Religion: Understanding early Jewish and Christian identities.' David Horrell is Professor of New Testament Studies and Director of the Centre for Biblical Studies in the Department of Theology and Religion at Exeter. Tickets £4 on the door.

Cathedral Chapter House

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Friday 22

1.10pm

Organ recital given by Robert Green (Hereford) - Free with retiring collection

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Saturday 23

1pm

Riverside Singers Informal Concert - free with retiring collection

 

Saturday 23

5pm

The ACORN Service - Celebrating the lives of those who have died from substance misuse and those who live with it. All welcome

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Thursday 28

5.30pm

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

Friday 29

1.10pm

Organ Recital given by Clive Ellison (St Agnes) - Free with retiring collection

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Friday 29

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist for Michael and All Angels - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir. Launch of new Truro Cathedral Choir CD (Philip Stopford)

Saturday 30

 

5.30pm

 

Evensong attended by Truro Cathedral Old Chorister's Assocation

 

OCTOBER

Daily

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

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

Monday - Thursdays

11am

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

Thursdays

12.10pm

Weekly Christian Meditation - in St Mary’s Aisle

Sunday 1

10am

Solemn Eucharist for Harvest Festival - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Sunday 1

4pm

Solemn Evensong for Harvest Festival - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Monday 2

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist in Cornish and Latin for the Feast of St German - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

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Wednesday

3-4.30pm

Friends’ Beetle Drive - We meet in The Chapter House Restaurant for a game or two, followed by a delicious tea. If you haven’t joined us before, do come along and try it out, we have a hilarious time. Beginners welcome! Price of tickets £5.

Thursday 5

7pm

Nichiren Buddhism - an introduction. Doors open at 6.30pm in Chapter House. Free

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Friday 6

1.10pm

Organ recital by Joel Trekell (USA) - free with retiring collection

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Saturday 7

3pm

Diocesan Choral Festival - Parish Church Choirs from across the county come together for this service. All Welcome

Saturday 7

5pm

Full Peal Attempt

     

Sunday 8

7pm

Open to Question - An informal chance to reflect on issues of Faith. Entry to Pearson Room via blue door opposite entrance to Cathedral car park. Free

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Wednesday 11

10-11.30am

Friends' Coffee Morning - in the Pearson Room of the Cathedral Office. (entrance via the blue door opposite the Cathedral Car Park).Do come and join us, we shall be delighted to see you and there will be lots of chatter as usual.There is a bring-and-buy stall, a raffle and home-made cakes will be on sale.

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Friday 13

1.10pm

Final Friday lunchtime Organ Recital of the series with Christopher Gray (Director of Music at Truro Cathedral) - free with retiring collection

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Saturday 14

11am

Diocesan Readers’ Service

Sunday 15

Fairtrade Table - After Morning Worship in North Transept

Sunday 15

Noon – 2pm

Sunday Carvery in the Cathedral Restaurant - Enjoy a one course (£9.95) or two course (£12.95) delicious meal. Please pre-book by calling 01872 245011 or e-mailing catering@trurocathedral.org.uk

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Sunday 15

4pm

Evensong to mark the 500th Anniversary of the start of the Reformation - Music to include Bach’s Cantata 80 “Ein feste Burg” with Truro Cathedral Choir and orchestra

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Tuesday 17

5.30pm

Solemn First Evensong for St Luke the Evangelist - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Wednesday 18

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist for St Luke the Evangelist - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Thursday 19

2pm

Mothers’ Union Meeting - Visit to Holifield Farm at Gweek. The farm is a day care facility for adults and young people with learning difficulties and additional needs. An Individual focused programme of activities helps develop living, working and social skills. For more information contact Pam MacLeod on 01872 272335

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Thursday 19

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist for Henry Martyn of Truro, Translator of the Scriptures, Missionary in India and Persia, 1812 - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

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Saturday 21

1pm

Callington Singers Informal Concert - free with retiring collection

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Sunday 22 – 29 October

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

One World Week Exhibition - Good Neighbours: My World Depends On Us. Our personal world is directly affected by what we do, purchase, read, say, consume, vote, … and this does not happen in isolation. Our life depends on how we impact on and influence others in our common experience at home and in the world.

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Sunday 22

10am

Sunday Eucharist - sung by St Mary’s Singers

Sunday 22

4pm

Evensong for United Nations Sunday - sung by St Mary’s Singers 

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Monday 23rd – Wednesday 25th October

11am-2pm

Free Half-Term fun for families and children -

A different daily craft activity 11am-2pm (Mon 23: 3D Paper Apples, Tue 24: Autumn Wreaths, Weds 25: Dragon finger puppets).

Can you find Teddy Horsley? 11am – 3pm Monday - Wednesday.

Spotter trails available throughout the holidays.

Activities are free but donations gratefully received.

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Monday 30

10am, 2pm & 7.30pm

Windows into the Eucharist

A four-week course introducing the Eucharist. Held in the Pearson Room of the Cathedral Office. Evening entry is via the blue door opposite the entrance to the cathedral car park. Course costs £12. 30th Oct and 6th, 13th and 20th Nov

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Tuesday 31

5.30pm

Solemn Evensong for the Eve of All Saints

NOVEMBER

Daily

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

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

Monday - Thursdays

11am

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

Thursdays

12.10pm

Weekly Christian Meditation - in St Mary’s Aisle

Wednesday 1

3-4.30pm

Friends’ Beetle Drive - We meet in The Chapter House Restaurant for a game or two, followed by a delicious tea. If you haven’t joined us before, do come along and try it out, we have a hilarious time. Beginners welcome! Price of tickets £5.

Friday 3

5.30pm

Truro Cathedral Dedication Festival Evensong - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir and members of Truro Choral Society

Saturday 4

All day

Cornwall College Graduations - (We suggest that members of the public wishing to visit the cathedral should choose a different day if possible)

Saturday 4

5pm

Full Peal Attempt

Sunday 5

10am

Solemn Eucharist for All Saints’ Day - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Sunday 5

11.45am

Dedication of the Field of Remembrance - with members of the Truro branch of the Royal British Legion, including the planting of wooden crosses

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Sunday 5

4pm

Solemn Evensong for All Saints’ Day - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Monday 6

5.30pm

Requiem Mass for All Souls’ Day - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir, including as part of the service, the Fauré Requiem

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Wednesday 8

10-11.30am

Friends' Coffee Morning - in the Pearson Room of the Cathedral Office. (entrance via the blue door opposite the Cathedral Car Park).Do come and join us, we shall be delighted to see you and there will be lots of chatter as usual.There is a bring-and-buy stall, a raffle and home-made cakes will be on sale.

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Saturday 11

4pm

Choral Evensong sung by Laudate

Sunday 12

10am

Sunday Eucharist for Remembrance Sunday - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

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Sunday 12

3.15pm

RBL Service of Remembrance - with parade of standards and sounding of the last post

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Sunday 12

6.30pm

Requiem Mass for Remembrance Sunday - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir, including as part of the service, the Duruflé Requiem 

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Sunday 12

7pm

Open to Question - An informal chance to reflect on issues of Faith. Entry to Pearson Room via blue door opposite entrance to Cathedral car park. Free

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Thursday 16

2pm

Mothers’ Union Sign-A-Slate and Cream Tea - in the Cathedral Restaurant (Chapter House)

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Saturday 18

7.30pm

Three Spires Singers and Orchestra present Dvorak and Schumann

Programme includes Schumann’s Piano Concerto and Dvorak’sStabat Mater.

The Conductor is Christopher Gray. Tickets from Hall For Cornwall, 01872 262466, www.hallforcornwall.co.uk

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Sunday 19

From Noon

Friends of Truro Cathedral Autumn Meeting - After the 10am Sung Eucharist we will enjoy a relaxed Sunday Lunch in the Cathedral Chapter House Restaurant. 

See www.friendsoftrurocathedral.org.uk for details

Sunday 19

Fairtrade Table - After Morning Worship in North Transept

     

Saturday 25

1pm

Amphion Consort Informal Concert - free with retiring collection

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Saturday 25

6pm

Diocesan Confirmation Service - All welcome

Sunday 26

10am

Solemn Eucharist for Christ the King - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Sunday 26

4pm

Solemn Evensong for Christ the King - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Tuesday 28

10am

Recruiting Girl Choristers: Be A Chorister for A Day - For girls in years 7 and 8 at school who like singing and might consider applying to be a Cathedral Chorister. Includes the chance to sing Evensong with the Cathedral Choir. Auditions are held in January for entry into the Choir the following September. Places must be booked in advance. See poster or cathedral website for more details

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Wednesday 29

5.30pm

Solemn First Evensong for St Andrew the Apostle - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

Thursday 30

5.30pm

Solemn Eucharist for St Andrew the Apostle - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir