Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral
12 Abbey Square, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2HU
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Anglican and Roman Catholic dialogue lecture

Join Henry Wansbrough, a biblical scholar and a monk at Ampleforth Abbey, for a talk on the relationship between the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches. The lecture will be followed by refreshments (8.15pm) and Compline (8.45pm).

Cathedral at Height

Customers with a fear of heights or confined spaces should consider carefully their suitability for the tour. The tour is not recommended for any of the following persons: i. Those with breathing difficulties ii. Those with heart conditions iii. Those with joint problems iv. Those with balance problems…

Fri 28 Apr

Sat 29 Apr

£8 (Children £6) / 01244 324756

Mon 1 May

£8 (Children £6) / 01244 324756

…and 75 more dates until 19 Sep

Chester Festival Chorus presents 'Behold the Sea'

On Saturday 1st July the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will be joining forces with the Chester Festival Chorus and the Leeds Philharmonic Chorus in Chester Cathedral to perform Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony under the baton of David Hill with soloists Sarah Fox and Roderick Williams. Sarah has performed with the…

Sat 1 Jul

Chester Music Society Choir presents “The French Connection”

Gounod St Cecilia Mass Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine and Ave verum corpus Franck Panis Angelicus and Psalm 150 Join us for an evening of atmospheric late 19th century French music: four ever-popular and well-known pieces by Gabriel Fauré and César Franck, together with the lyrical beauty of Gounod’s St Cecilia Mass. We…

Chester Mystery Plays

Spectacle and history, miracles and mystery. Only produced every 5 years, this unique theatrical experience is an unmissable event in the Nave of Chester Cathedral. Writer: Deborah McAndrew Artistic Director: Peter Leslie Wild Composer/Music Director: Matt Baker Designer: Dawn Allsopp

Wed 27 Jun 2018

£18–£27 (£20; Children £20) / 01244 324756

Thu 28 Jun 2018

£18–£27 (£20; Children £20) / 01244 324756

Fri 29 Jun 2018

£18–£27 (£20; Children £20) / 01244 324756

…and 13 more dates until 14 Jul 2018

Chester Philharmonic Orchestra Presents A Russian Evening

The final concert in the season is a performance of Russian music. Richard Howarth will conduct the orchestra in a performance of Balakirev’s Overture on Three Russian Songs, Koussevitzky’s Double Bass Concerto, In the Steppes of Central Asia by Borodin and finally Tchaikovsky’s Symphony Number Five. The soloist and…

Sat 24 Jun

Chester Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Celebrating 100 Years of Finnish Independence

This year sees the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence and the orchestra are proud and honoured to be appointed as official partners by the Finnish Government in their anniversary celebrations. To honour this event the orchestra have chosen to perform an all Sibelius programme. The conductor, Italian Marco Bellasi…

GRAND CONCERT: Dishforth Military Wives Choir join with Trelawnyd Male Voice Choir

Dishforth Military Wives Choir join with Trelawnyd Male Voice Choir (seven-times winners of the Welsh National Eisteddfod) from Flintshire to provide a GRAND CONCERT in aid of the Help for Heroes charity. The Dishforth MWC is one of eighty Military Wives Choirs established following the success of Gareth Malone’s BBC…

Jazzectomy: Jazz on a summer's day

A 6 piece band formed in 2013 from 5 medics and a lawyer. We play an electric mix of traditional and modern jazz, swing, soul, a bit of pop with a 'Jazzectomy' twist. We like Herbie Hancock, Cannonball Adderley and Milers Davies but in so many ways frequently go 'off piste'. Rehearsals and jamming take place in a damp…

The King's School - 475 years in the making

A prestigious and unique event to round off our 475 anniversary year at King's. Held in Chester Cathedral, a cast of 250 will come together to celebrate the rich history of King's, with involvement from pupils of all ages, staff and alumni. This special one-off performance includes an original script and musical score…

Organ Recitals

Chester Cathedral's weekly organ recitals have been a feature since 1972. Featuring current and former Cathedral organists from Chester, and national and international recitalists, these recitals are consistently performed to a high standard, and provide a wide variety of music for your enjoyment.

Thu 4 May


£5.45 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01244 324756

Thu 11 May


£5.45 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01244 324756

Thu 18 May


£5.45 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01244 324756

…and 33 more dates until 4 Jan 2018

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