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See Winchester Cathedral in a new light

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Cathedral Open Evening – Tuesday 28 January 2014 6.30 – 8.30pm Once again Winchester Cathedral opens its doors to the public at the Open Evening on Tuesday 28 January, welcoming everyone to find out what goes on behind-the-scenes and, with the medieval nave clear of chairs, offering a rare opportunity to see the wonderful architecture […]

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Winchester Cathedral Lanterns Galore

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Over 150 spectacularly coloured lanterns will take to the streets for the Winchester Cathedral LANTERN PARADE which leaves the from 6pm on Thursday 28th November. And from 5pm in the Cathedral Outer Close (Cathedral Grounds) there will be a FREE CONCERT with entertainment from 1950s band The Cadillacs, hosted by Wave 105FM’s Simon Clarke. The […]

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New Online shop launched

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VISIT WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL ONLINE Visitors from near and far who already love Winchester Cathedral will now have the opportunity to love its new online shop at www.winchestercathedralshop.com, which is officially launched today. As one of England’s largest cathedrals, we have been offering a limited range of gifts for an extended period of time. From today […]

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Christmas Ice Rink Tickets now On Sale

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Winchester Cathedral Ice Rink Thu 21 Nov 2013 – Sun 5 Jan 2014 Open from 10am every day, last session starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are now on sale for Winchester Cathedral’s highly acclaimed Christmas Ice Rink. Situated at the heart of its Christmas Market, at the heart of Winchester Cathedral Close, and at the heart […]

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£10.5m HLF Grant for Winchester Cathedral

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Winchester Cathedral is delighted to announce today that its second round application for £10.5m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has succeeded. This national grant has been awarded to enable essential repairs to the Cathedral fabric and conserve its medieval windows. It will also enable the development of three new major exhibitions. Kings and Scribes […]

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Special Tours of a Special Place

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You may think you know Winchester Cathedral, but are you interested in exploring further? Although tours of the Cathedral are available daily (except Sundays) throughout the year, the Cathedral will again be running its ever-popular Special Tours, starting on Wednesdays at 2.15pm from the end of July to end of September. This year’s series will […]

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Quietus

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We are delighted to announce that Quietus, a major solo exhibition of work by the celebrated British potter, Julian Stair will journey to the evocative and spiritual setting of Winchester Cathedral from 31 July – 1 October 2013. The exhibition, which opened to much acclaim at mima Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art in summer 2012, […]

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The Winchester Tapestries

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At the Winchester Festival Evensong on 7 July 2013 new tapestries were dedicated for the High Altar of Winchester Cathedral. Formed of a frontal and a dorsal, they have been created by Maggi Hambling CBE and made at the Ateliers Pinton in the Aubusson region of France. They represent the collaboration of an outstanding contemporary […]

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Winchester Cathedral Celebrates the Hampshire Hog

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Winchester Cathedral is celebrating its first year’s membership of Hampshire Fare with three special events as part of the Hampshire Food Festival during July. Not everyone knows about the city centre’s hidden eatery, The Refectory, nestled behind what would have been the Cathedral’s stable block (opposite the main entrance to the Cathedral) with wonderful views […]

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