The 16th Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, will at this service formally occupy his ‘cathedra’, the official Bishop seat. The Dean of Truro, the Very Revd Roger Bush, will present him with Bishop Benson’s ‘crosier’, or pastoral staff, a special link with the first Bishop of Truro.
Anybody who would like to attend is invited to apply for tickets. Where seating is full in the cathedral St Mary's Aisle will be opened up where the service will be broadcast onto large screens in the aisle.
Entry to the event is by ticket only. People who would like to attend the service can apply for a pair of tickets by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or if they are not on email can call into the cathedral office at the Old Cathedral School for tickets. Some tickets will be available from the cathedral office until
In a break from tradition, only those taking part in the service will have reserved seating, as Bishop Philip is keen to ensure the event is truly for ‘one and all’.