Discover Something Different at Worcester Cathedral 2018

From Saturday 11 August to Monday 27 August

Tickets are available from Worcester Live 01905 611427 or click the links below

TOURS

Our experienced guides give a variety of entertaining tours in different parts of the Cathedral.  
- The Upper Reaches –
The Cathedral Archaeologist leads an exploration through the roof spaces. Book tickets 
Please note that the start time for the Upper Reaches Tour on Saturday 25th August will now be at 2pm
- The Medieval Library has rare books, historic documents and mediaeval manuscripts on display.  Book tickets
- The Cathedral Gardens reveal rare and special plants and trees though the eyes of the gardener. Book tickets
- The Stonemasons Yard offers a behind the scenes chance to see skilled masons at work. Book tickets
- The Quirky Tour will reveal some strange and unusual hidden gems around the Cathedral. Book tickets

This summer we are also offering Turn up for a Tours that include both the history of the Cathedral and have an additional featured point of interest. No tour will be the same!  Choose from…
Outer highlights, The Monastic Priory, Infamous King John or Elizabeth I’s Visit to Worcester

NB For all tours meet outside the shop in the cloister

TALKS

- King John – sit beside his majestic tomb and hear about his life and disputes over 800 years ago. Book tickets
- A Catwalk through the Long Eighteenth Century tells of social and political events and how they affected fashions of that time, with costumes modelled of the period. Book tickets

THINGS TO SEE AND DO
- Climb the 235 steps of the Cathedral Tower and see spectacular views of the city and beyond.
- Calligraphy Art Workshop
Elizabeth Beattie guides you in the beautiful handcraft of calligraphy. Book tickets
- Voces Academy Conducting Masterclass (Free event). Watch conductors learn their trade. Sit among the ensemble for a close-up experience. Led by internationally respected conductor Peter Hanke.*
- Voces Academy Conducting Master class final performance with a programme of beautiful choral works sung by guest chamber choir Evoke. *
- Labyrinth in the Lady Chapel - Walk the labyrinth and journey into quietness. *
- Knit and Natter in the Cloisters. Join in the big knit and help our knitted garden grow. *
- ‘All fired up 2’ Exhibition by the Midlands Potters Association. *

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES – Free!
- ‘Hands on History’ -
Try your hand at designing a stained glass window, illuminating a medieval manuscript, modelling a clay gargoyle and brass rubbing.  Get the knitting bug and create a flower or creature and help our creative garden grow. *
- Safari Trail - Borrow a Safari backpack and seek out the pink giraffe and other animals around the Cathedral. *
- Cathedral Rocks: Rock and Fossil Craft Days - Learn all about Rocks and Fossils through fun and engaging activities. *

Charges apply for tours, talks and workshops.
See www.worcestercathedral.org.uk for dates, times and prices and how to book.  
Children’s events and those marked * are free, donations appreciated.

Please note that some areas of the Cathedral do not have disabled access. Please enquire at the time of booking. 

If events are not sold out any remaining tickets will be available to purchase on the day at the Cathedral shop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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