Festival of Saint Cecilia  

 
 

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, St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M 8AD
 
 
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11am
 

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The Festival of Saint Cecilia sees the choirs of Westminster Abbey , Westminster Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral all join their voices in the service of praise to the Patron Saint of Music. This year's festival will be held at St. Paul's and features the world premier of Alec Roth's 'Jubilate' as the specially commissioned anthem. Guest readers at the Service are world-renowned soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and broadcaster and journalist Sir Michael Parkinson.

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About St Paul's Cathedral

Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington and Sir Winston Churchill were conducted inside the church's fortress-like walls, as was the elaborate fairy-tale wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. More about St Paul's Cathedral


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
St. Paul's Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Mansion House Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
City Thameslink Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Snowhill NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  32% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 2 minutes from Festival of Saint Cecilia
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  28% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 3 minutes from Festival of Saint Cecilia
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017 - 10am-6pm
Festival of Saint Cecilia, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Festival of Saint Cecilia
A participatory art project, asking members of the public to offer a service, gift or favour to another museum visitor in return for a watercolour portrait ...More
 
 
 
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My Point Forward
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017 - 10am-6pm
Festival of Saint Cecilia, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Festival of Saint Cecilia
Blast Theory present a series of newly commissioned short films in this interactive exhibition....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 15th October 2017 - 10am-6pm
Festival of Saint Cecilia, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Festival of Saint Cecilia
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St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | Same location as Festival of Saint Cecilia
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St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from Festival of Saint Cecilia
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London > Education > Professional Training
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St Paul's Cathedral events

 
Bill Viola: MaryBill Viola: MaryMary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire aisle of Christopher Wren's magnificent cathedral on 8th September 2016, coinciding with the Feast of Mary. Seen as a companion piece to Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water), in the South Quire Aisle of the cathedral since 2017-09-24T00:00:00+01002018-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral,   St Paul's Churchyard      EC4M 8AD
Category: event
Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia | PRICING  Free  
DATES  8th September 2016 to 31st December 2018
VENUE  St Paul's Cathedral 
Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire aisle of Christopher Wren's magnificent cathedral on 8th September 2016, coinciding with the Feast of Mary. Seen as a companion piece to Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water), in the South Quire Aisle of the cathedral since ... More about this event
Bill ViolaBill ViolaThe internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a British cathedral, to coincide with the Feast Of Mary.2017-09-25T08:30:00+01002018-08-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral,   St Paul's Churchyard      EC4M 8AD
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Reformation Lates At St Paul'sReformation Lates At St Paul's2017-10-12T18:30:00+01002017-10-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral,   St Paul's Churchyard      EC4M 8AD
Category: event
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Reformation Lates At St Paul's
Souls At Stake: Tyndale, The Bible And The 21st CenturySouls At Stake: Tyndale, The Bible And The 21st CenturyLiterary & Education, Lecture.2017-10-24T18:30:00+01002017-10-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral,   St Paul's Churchyard      EC4M 8AD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Souls At Stake: Tyndale, The Bible And The 21st Century
Souls At Stake: Tyndale. The Bible And The 21st CenturySouls At Stake: Tyndale. The Bible And The 21st CenturyLiterary & Education, Author Event.2017-10-24T18:30:00+01002017-10-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral,   St Paul's Churchyard      EC4M 8AD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Souls At Stake: Tyndale. The Bible And The 21st Century
Forgiveness: A Journey To Freedom'Forgiveness: A Journey To Freedom'Literary & Education, Author Event.2017-11-21T18:30:00+00002017-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral,   St Paul's Churchyard      EC4M 8AD
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Forgiveness: A Journey To Freedom'
 
 

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