Saturday, May 6th: 10.30am until 5pm (followed by Evensong)

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Image: Cathedral Choristers and Lay Clerks at a recent performance of Handel's 'Messiah' (photograph by Sarah Stanton Longdon)

FCM members and non-members are welcome to take part in this exciting day of exploration providing behind-the-scenes glimpses of Cathedral life, music, embroidery and service.

Tickets for this full day are only £10; if you wish to attend, please send a cheque for £10 alongside a note with your name, address, telephone number and email address to:

FCM Local Gathering

c/o Derby Cathedral

18-19 Irongate




The programme for the day is as follows:

10.00am - Welcome, coffee and biscuits

10.30am - Workshop and demonstration with Cathedral Choristers

12.00pm - Lunch (not included in ticket price)

1.15pm - Choral Choristers discussion session, exploring the life of a Cathedral Chorister

2.00pm - Cathedral Embroidery discussion, with an opportunity to explore some of the vestments and treasures of the Cathedral

2.45pm - Talk on the development of the Anthem in choral music

3.45pm - Tea in the Cathedral Café

4.30pm - Open choir rehearsal

5.15pm - Choral Evensong

The next Cathedral Coffee Morning will take place on Wednesday 22nd March at 10.30 am in the Sir Richard Morris Lounge in the Cathedral Centre. Come along for friendly conversation and refreshments.



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Cathedral Office: 01332 341201

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