Friends Events

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The Friends arrange a programme of events every year. These include lectures relating to the history of the Cathedral and other topics related to the Cathedral, private tours to places of interest, and parties in the summer and at Christmas.

We aim to bring together members of the Friends who have a common interest in the Cathedral. We also welcome members to bring along their own friends, and hope that some of these will also be interested in joining us.

** Sadly, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we have had to make the decision to cancel the Summer Party and Friends' Day.**


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Highlights of past Friends events
Previous event highlights - including Crucible 2, Highnam Court and previous lectures
Open Highlights of past Friends events

Lecture - The Gloucester Candlestick SOLD OUT
Monday 7 September 2020 - 2.30pm
Open Lecture - The Gloucester Candlestick SOLD OUT

Friends Visit to Berkeley SOLD OUT
Wednesday 16 September 2020 - 9.45am
Open Friends Visit to Berkeley SOLD OUT

Lecture - Cloisters: Remarkable Cathedral Survivors
Thursday 1 October 2020 - 7.00pm
Open Lecture - Cloisters: Remarkable Cathedral Survivors

Lecture: Sir William Compton - probable donor of Lady Chapel East Window
Friday 6 November 2020 - 7.00pm
Open  Lecture: Sir William Compton - probable donor of Lady Chapel East Window

Festive Celebration and Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 9 December 2020 - 2.00pm
Open Festive Celebration and Annual General Meeting

Visit to Hereford Cathedral with the Friends of the Wilson
29 January 2021 - Arrival time 10.30am Pick up point times are outlined
Open Visit to Hereford Cathedral with the Friends of the Wilson

Lecture: Swapping the Abbot for a Dean
Saturday 20 February 2021 - 2.00pm
Open Lecture: Swapping the Abbot for a Dean

Lecture - Reflections on the Effects of the Black Death 1348–50
Thursday 4 March 2021 - 7.00pm
Open Lecture - Reflections on the Effects of the Black Death 1348–50

Postponed: Friends Visit to Colesbourne Arboretum
New Date TBC
Open Postponed: Friends Visit to Colesbourne Arboretum

Friends Events Committee
Details of the Friends Events committee
Open Friends Events Committee



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