Events at Gloucester Cathedral
14 to 16 August: RAMBERT DANCE COMPANY
Returning for a second year with their spectacular programme of dance based on Christian Imagery.
Time: 11.30am & 1.30pm
Tickets: Admission free
Saturday 31 August: IVOR GURNEY - THE MEMORIAL FESTIVAL
Celebrating the life and work of Gloucestershire’s famous poet composer
11am - Morning recital
Sarah Connolly CBE and Dame Felicity Lott
Poetry readings by actor Simon Callow CBE.
2pm - Talk by stained glass artist Tom Denny
Thomas Denny illustrates the beauty and anguish of Ivor Berti Gurney's life through the medium of stained glass.
7pm - Ivor Gurney Memorial Concert
Sarah Conolly CBE, Neal Davies, Adrian Partington, Nigel Short, The English Chamber Orchestra, The Tenebrae Choir. Poetry readings by Simon Callow CBE
with a world premier performance of Judith Bingham’s new composition, commissioned in honour of the occasion
Tickets: prices vary.
All profits will be used to commission a brand new Tom Denny stained glass window for the Lady Chapel in honour of Ivor Gurney.
CONCERTS AND RECITALS
Monday 26 August: BANK HOLIDAY ORGAN CONCERT
Christopher Brayne – Director of Music, Kendal Parish Church
Tickets: Admission free with retiring collection in aid of Cathedral Music
CHILDREN AND FAMILY EVENTS
SUMMER HOLIDAYS - Family Fun @ Gloucester Cathedral
Saturday 13 July – Sunday 1 September: ANIMAL SAFARI
Come and explore the Cathedral looking for all the different types of creatures who ‘live’ there. Find a lion, lamb and more on your travels. This trail will start at the Pilgrim Door.
Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm
Tickets: The above trail is a FREE activity and can be collected from a Welcomer.
You can also visit The Tribune Gallery where you can dress up as a Bishop, complete the Edward Jigsaw and have fun in the Whispering Gallery, The Gallery Gazers guide will help you. Accompanied children are Free (adults £2)
STUDY DAYS, LECTURES & SPECIAL TOURS
Monday 19 – Saturday 31 August: THE WALK OF LIFE AT GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL
The Cathedral Labyrinth is a canvas copy of the one in Chartres Cathedral in France. Visitors are invited to remove their shoes and walk the Labyrinth in a reflective way.
Tickets: Admission free
- Event: Gloucester Cathedral events
- Date: Throughout August 2013
- Where: Gloucester Cathedral, College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LX (unless specified above)