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Heritage Week 2019 at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

August 13, 2019  Posted in: News, Uncategorised

We are happy to announce our exciting programme for Heritage Week 2019 in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. Join us this August for a variety of great events for all ages in the Cathedral. Events are free but are ticketed so register early to secure your spot! All are welcome!

Bell Ringing Tours

Join the Bell ringers of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral for an amazing opportunity to see the inside of the tower and to see them in action live.

Both dates are fully sold out.

Guided Tours

Learn more about Saint Patrick’s Cathedral with a guided tour and see how the Cathedral contrasts art, history, and culture all in one structure.

19-23 August, 15.00

Book your place here!

Lunch Time Recitals

Treat yourself to an amazing lunchtime recital in the hallowed grounds of the Cathedral’s Lady Chapel. Join us for a wonderful programme of music over 5 days at lunchtime. Details will be confirmed closer to the time of the event.

19-23 August, 13.00

Book your place here!

Organ Recital

Witness how Saint Patrick’s comes alive with the sounds of the Organ. Join organists David Leigh and Stuart Nicholson as they showcase the Cathedral’s famous instrument.

17 August, 18.00

24 August, 18.00

Book for either date here!

Music Workshop for Children

Join musician Judith Lyons for a fun filled hour of singing along to some Disney & contemporary classics. All ages welcome & dress up encouraged!

17 August, 13.00

24 August, 13.00

Book your place here!

Family Workshop

Join the Education Department for drop in art and craft activities for students of all ages in the South Transept. Details will be confirmed closer to the event.

19- 23 August, 11.00

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Restoring the Roof

Listen to Architect John Beauchamp as he explains the upcoming roof works. During the talk, see some of the materials for the restoration during a handling session.

Limited availability.

21 August, 19.00

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Instagram Evening

Visit the Cathedral after hours and use your best photo skills to post on Instagram. Share the photo with the hashtag #instacathedral for a chance to get shown on the big screen. The person with the most liked photo will win a free tower tour.

22 August, 18.30, 19.15, and 20.00

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Ireland, the British Army, and Afghanistan

Why do the names “Maiwand” or “Kyhber Pass” appear on the walls of the Cathedral? Join Education Officer Andrew Smith for a short talk on the forgotten story of Ireland’s connection to Afghanistan.

20 August, 18.30

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