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Evensong at Winchester Cathedral – Saturday 6th April 2013

April 20, 2013


“If a man would live again the musical history of a thousand years, let him sit in the choir of a cathedral and listen.” George Dyson, ‘Of Organs and Organists’, 1952 Given the meteorological maxim associated with the shrine of St Swithin, perhaps it was not surprising that our trip to Winchester – our first […]

May the Force Be With You! – Trip to Newcastle Cathedral (Part 3)

February 12, 2012


Dedicated to St Nicholas, the patron saint of mariners, the unusual fourteenth century lantern roof of Newcastle Cathedral long served as a beacon to aid navigation into the port – the church was used as a lighthouse until the eighteenth century. The lantern lights returned just a few months before our visit, thanks to a generous […]