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Upcoming events at the Cathedral

October 27, 2017  Posted in: News

We are entering a very busy period of services and events at the Cathedral. Click below to find out more about our exciting programme of events!

Family Workshops at Midterm 31 October- 3 November

We have a variety of great events at the Cathedral at midterm for families. A scavenger hunt will run on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. On Tuesday 31 October we have a music session with Sadbh O’Sullivan and Andrew Smith. Children (and parents!) have an opportunity to learn about how musical organs work. They also get to try their hand themselves at playing a scaled down version! We’ll round out the week with a Brooch Making Workshop that will explore the many depictions of St Patrick on display within the Cathedral.
All events are free but require registration!

Lux Aeterna 10 November

Join us to hear the Cathedral Choir perform one of the best loved choral works of all time – Gabriel Fauré’s REQUIEM.The concert lasts approximately 50 minutes and there is a retiring collection in aid of the IRISH RED CROSS – so please do come, and give generously.
This event is free of charge and registration is required.

The Jonathan Swift Festival. 23-26 November

Jonathan Swift, the Cathedral’s most famous Dean, is 350 years old this year! The first ever Jonathan Swift Festival is a 5 day celebration of his life and work in a host of different venues across the city. In the Cathedral we host, a talk with Paul Howard, a film screening with Jim Sheridan, a concert with Glen Hansard and a meal from the 17th century. On the 30 of November an evening of music (Mary Coughlan, Dermot Kennedy, Mongoose) and spoken word (Paula Meehan and Stephen James Smith) will take place to mark Swift’s actual birthday.

Choral performance of “The Snowman”

Take a break from your last minute Christmas shopping and other such seasonal stresses and come join us with the whole family in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral to hear the timeless tale of James and the Snowman as told by narrator Morgan Crowley with a little help from the Choristers of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.
Retiring collection in aid of LauraLynn Children’s Hospice
This event is free of charge and registration is required.

The Christmas Tree Festival 1 December – 1 January

The Christmas Tree Festival will be launched on Friday 1st December as a ticketed event. Christmas Festival Family Nights will be held on the evenings of 20th – 22nd December after Evensong the Cathedral open to the public from 18.15 – 21.00 free of charge on these nights. . Please do come and visit to see the trees and wreaths displayed throughout the building. There will be a Christmas Gift shop open during this period.
More to follow!



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