Friends’ Day 2020
5 September @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Our annual Friends Day will this year be held on Saturday 5th September beginning with the AGM at 2.00pm in the north transept followed by a glorious private afternoon tea in the south cloister.
We are delighted to welcome guest speaker Christopher Somerville to talk about his book ‘Ships of Heaven’ which has received wonderful reviews, such as this one from The Times:
Cathedrals are all things to all people. … To capture all this, vividly and stylishly, in one, not-very-long book suggests something close to divine inspiration … Yet it’s not the breadth of his travels that impresses. You can buy many a glossy gazetteer that gives you the tourist spiel on dozens more British cathedrals than the 20 he covers. Rather, it’s the depth of the “cathedral experience” that he uncovers by the old-fashioned journalistic method of getting knowledgeable people to talk freely about what they know best, then using his sharp eyes and wits to fill in the rest of the story.