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Illuminating Chichester Cathedral Tour Series 2017

A series of five specialist tours on Friday mornings, from 10.30am - 12noon, led by Chichester Cathedral Guides.  £7.00 per tour to include coffee and biscuits.  Booking in advance is essential.

Telephone bookings on 0333 666 4466 or click on the links below to book online.
Tickets can also be bought in person from the Novium TIC in Chichester.

Bishop Otter
Bishop Otter

Friday 27th January:  When the Parliamentarians visited the Cathedral

Chaos and Commotion!  Learn how the Civil War affected Chichester Cathedral and enjoy an informative guided Civil War Tour.  Pay a visit "behind the scenes" to see the Hidden Room in the Song School.  Take an opportunity to view the 17th Century church plate in the Treasury.

Friday 17th February:  Chichester's Pioneers of Education

Uncover what the Cathedral building itself teaches us as well as learning more about pioneers of education from St Richard (13th century) to Bishop William Otter (19th century).

The Baptism of Christ by Hans Feibusch
The Baptism of Christ by Hans Feibusch

Friday 24th March:  The Mystery of Baptism explored through art

Chichester Cathedral has two contrasting 20th century works of art showing the baptism of Christ that are positioned at opposite ends of the building.  Come and find out more about them and references to baptism in other Cathedral art works during this tour.
(Click here to book tickets)

Friday 28th April: Bishop Sherburne: Chichester's Wolsey

Come and hear about Robert Sherburne, Bishop of Chichester from 1508 - 1536.  Through this guided tour discover the dilemmas he faced and the tumultuous times through which he lived.
(Click here to book tickets)

Friday 19th May: They all have a story - the lesser known characters of Chichester Cathedral's past

Meet John, Joan and several more of the lesser known Cathedral characters as we learn something of their lives and the part they played in the history of Chichester Cathedral.
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