Friends of Cathedral Music Heritage Gathering

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

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Cathedral Office: 01332 341201

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