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Events for the Centenary of World War One

October 15, 2018  Posted in: News

The Cathedral is hosting a variety of events to mark the centenary of World War One in November 2018. These are supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

Baking Bread for Peace 30 October

Workshop and Sharing of Stories  10:30  – 12:30, Christ Church Cathedral Crypt
Join Breezy Kelly, founder of the Bake Bread for Peace initiative, Ellie Kisyombe, founder of the Our Table Project and Laila Tellawi Quintela, Founder of Za’atar Bakery (Syria) for a bread baking workshop. Details here

Peace Procession Starting at 13.00, Christ Church Cathedral grounds
Walk with us on a Peace Procession from Christ Church Cathedral to Saint Patrick’s Cathedral where we will then break bread together in The Lady Chapel. Details here

Breaking Bread Together 13.15 – 14.30, The Lady Chapel, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
Do you want to bring your own home-baked bread, family recipes and stories to share? Bring your bread and join friends – new and old, at the table. Details here

Launch of “Fallen” 1 November (19.15)

Join us for the official launch of our new installation “Fallen” which features 36,000 leaf shaped messages suspended from the Cathedral ceiling. The launch will feature a short talk by historian and author Turtle Bunbury, poetry readings and music performed by the Lay Vicars of the Cathedral. Mr Bryan Dobson will compère the evening.
Doors at 19.15 for 19.30 start. Free of charge but registration is required. Details here

Remembrance Concert with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra 10 November (19.30)

Join the choir of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra conducted by David Leigh for a special Remembrance concert marking centenary of the signing of the armistice on 11 November 1918. Tickets €20 (€17 concession) Details here

Remembrance Sunday 11 November 2018

10.55 Choral Matins
A silence will be observed at 11.00 to mark the end of World War One.
All welcome

15.15 Choral Evensong
Includes official wreath laying
All welcome

Cant attend in person? Join us via our live streaming page for services

17.00- 19.30 Late Opening
Visit us after hours to see the new installation “Fallen” featuring 36,000 leaves suspended from the ceiling. Explore the Cathedral’s copies of The Irish Memorial Records which list the names of 49,000 war dead and visit the Tree of Remembrance to leave your own message for someone affected by conflict. Free admission, all welcome

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