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/times for some events may be subject to change.



Cathedral Calendar 2017

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

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

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

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 - with Bishop Richard Llewellin preaching about Syria and the Middle East.

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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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Saturday 28

from 2.30pm

 

 

Farewell to Climate Change Cyclists

Come and bid a fond farewell to the intrepid three (Euan, Ewan and Roger) who are planning to cycle all the way to the Bonn Climate Change Conference. Once there, they will participate in events being planned by various activist groups.

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Monday 30

10am, 2pm & 7.30pm

Windows into Holy Communion

A four-week course introducing Holy Communion. 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

First Evening Prayer 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

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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Sunday 12

10am

Sunday Eucharist for Remembrance Sunday - sung by Truro Cathedral Choir

     

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)

 

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

Sunday 19

6pm

Colin Wilson Concert - details to follow

 

Monday 20

12 Noon-2.30pm

Start of Christmas Lunches in the Cathedral Restaurant - Enjoy a mouth-watering Christmas Lunch with friends, colleagues or family in relaxed and festive surroundings. £11.95 (one course) or £14.95 (two courses).

Groups of ten or more must pre-book by phoning 01872 245009 or 245011. A group deposit of £5 is required by 1st November.

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Friday 24

TBC

‘The Tapestry of Light – Intersections of Illumination’ – POSTPONED

Saturday 25

1pm

Amphion Consort Informal Concert - free with retiring collection

 

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 with the Legal Service - 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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Tuesday 28

 

7pm for 7.30pm

 

The Outgoing God

Join us for this Advent Course in the Old Cathedral School. Numbers limited, so please book ASAP by contacting learning@trurocathedral.org.uk or 01872 276782

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Wednesday 29

5.30pm

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

Wednesday 29

TBC

‘The Tapestry of Light – Intersections of Illumination’

POSTPONED -

Thursday 30

5.30pm

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