Festival of Saint Cecilia  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST NOVEMBER 2012

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, St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M 8AD
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
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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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  41% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 2 minutes from Festival of Saint Cecilia
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10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 3 minutes from Festival of Saint Cecilia
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Festival of Saint Cecilia, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Festival of Saint Cecilia
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Festival of Saint Cecilia, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Festival of Saint Cecilia
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes from Festival of Saint Cecilia
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St Paul's Cathedral events

 
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.2017-04-25T08:30:00+01002018-08-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral,   St Paul's Churchyard      EC4M 8AD
Category: event
Ongoing
Bill Viola
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 2017-04-25T00:00:00+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
 
 

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Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

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Museum of London 6 minutes walk from Festival Of Saint Cecilia

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