Written on 05/07/2023
Derby Cathedral Embroiderers present Copes to St Paul’s Cathedral, Dundee
The Derby Cathedral Embroidery Workshop have recently completed the Tay Copes Project and at the end of June made the trip to Dundee to present all six Copes to St Paul’s Cathedral.
The Embroiderers enjoyed the to the beautiful St Paul’s Cathedral in Dundee and said their final goodbye to the six Copes that make up the ‘Tay Copes Project’.
The Copes were presented and blessed at Evensong in St Paul’s Cathedral and they will be worn at the installation of a new Dean on Sunday 27 August, and at many diocesan occasions in the future.
The Workshop has been in existence for over 50 years. Canon Leonard Childs led the workshop from the 1970s and many of the vestments designed by him are still being used at the cathedral. Examples of Leonard’s work can also be seen at Durham Cathedral.
The current team volunteering with the Embroidery Workshop meet weekly to work on restoration/repair work such as church vestments and altar frontals.
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