Update from Glyn below including Magna Carta on display in Hereford Cathedral and the launch of this years 3 Choirs festival from Worcester.
BBC Radio 3 Choral Evensong
Wednesday 10 August 4 pm (live) & repeated on Radio 3 on Sunday 14 August 4 pm
Evensong sung by the combined choirs of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester cathedrals at the Worcester Three Choirs Festival. Available on the BBC iplayer for up to 10 days following its live broadcast. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006tp7r
Details about this year’s Three Choirs Festival, can be found at www.3choirs.org
Jazz in the Chapter House Garden
Each Friday during August 1-2 pm First concert today
Come and enjoy a free lunchtime of jazz with lunch available from the Cloister Cafe. Inside if wet.
Monday 22 – Monday 29 August 10 am – 5 pm (Sunday 11 am – 4 pm)
An exhibition by over 40 local artists and sculptors staged in the Great Hall and garden of the Bishop’s Palace in Hereford. In support of the Friends of the Hereford Three Choirs Festival and the Perpetual Trust.
Palace Art-fest Preview
Sunday 21 August 5-7 pm
An opportunity to an early view of the exhibition in the company of friends, along with a glass of wine! Tickets, priced £10 each, available from the Perpetual Trust office (details below) and the Cathedral Shop.
A Musical Evening
Friday 26 August 7 pm
Violinist Diana Galvydyte, accompanied by Susie Allen, and with readings by Sir Timothy Ackroyd in the garden of Jonathan & Millie Bengough at Monkland. Drinks and canapés on arrival and guests are invited to bring their own picnics. Tickets, priced £40 each, from the Perpetual Trust office .
Until the end of September
The cathedral’s copy of the 1217 Magna Carta is now on display in the Mappa Mundi & Chained Library Exhibition until the end of September. For details of exhibition times and charges please visit www.herefordcathedral.org.
The Close Restored advance notice
Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 October
A weekend of celebrations including the switching-on of the cathedral’s new architectural lighting scheme, accompanied by fireworks (Saturday evening) and a Service of Celebration (Sunday 3.30 pm), to which all are welcome. Please check details on www.herefordcathedral.org.
Celebrating the Apple Tree
Saturday 15 October 10.30 am – 2.30 pm
An apple fair in the cathedral and close including crafts, music and a strong presence by local fruit growers along with cider and perry makers. More details on the cathedral website in due course.