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Hereford Cathedral Celebrating 800 years of the Magna Carta

Roger and I were delighted to attend a reception at Hereford Cathedral hosted by the Dean to celebrate 800 years of the Magna Carta  held yesterday in the Cathedral’s newly refurbished Cafe Mundi  serving delicious nibbles prepared by their kitchens. To commemorate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, Hereford Cathedral celebrates the sealing of this iconic document with a year of exciting exhibitions , displays and events, featuring the Cathedrals own Magna Carta.For more information contact Hereford Cathedral Library on 01432 374226 or check for opening times and admission prices
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Hereford Cathedral BBC Radio 3 and 4 Broadcasts

From this evening there are a number of broadcasts over the next six weeks on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4 which  you might like to know about.

This evening (Thurs 12 Sept) 7.30 pm BBC Radio 3
The Song of Hiawatha
Performed at this year’s 2013 Three Choirs Festival, the Festival Chorus sing Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s The Song of Hiawatha. Further details

Tomorrow evening (Fri 13 Sept) 7.30 pm BBC Radio 3
Handel’s Messiah from the 2013 Three Choirs Festival, performed by the cathedral choirs of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester. For further details see

Wednesday 18 September 3.30 pm BBC Radio 3
Live Choral Evensong
BBC Radio 3 Choral Evensong broadcast live from Hereford Cathedral, sung by the cathedral choir. If you would like to attend the broadcast, please be seated by 3.15 pm. The broadcast is repeated on Sunday 22 September (4 pm). It also be available on the BBC iPlayer for seven days following the broadcast.

Sunday 20 October 8.10 am BBC Radio 4
Live Sunday Worship
BBC Radio 4 will broadcast Sunday Worship from Hereford, with the cathedral choir. The broadcast will be available through the BBC iplayer for the following seven days.
You may also welcome a note about the following concerts, which the choir will be singing over the next few months;

Tuesday 22 October 7 pm
Choir tour concert: some of the music which will be sung on the choir’s tour of the US, which starts the following Thursday.

Saturday 1 February 7 pm
Bach’s Christmas Oratorio*

Tuesday 15 April 7.30 pm
Bach’s St John Passion*
*Tickets, in due course, available through the Trust office.

Hereford Cathedral Perpetual Trust

5 College Cloisters – Hereford HR1 2NG

01432 374261 tel – 01432 374242 fax

Remember-a-Charity week (9-15 September)
To learn more about how you might support the Perpetual Trust with a legacy please visit


Hereford Guild of Guides

From now until the end of September, Hereford guides are on duty to show visitors around Hereford city. Parties leave the Visit Herefordshire Centre at 11.00am on weekdays and 2.30pm on Sundays. Booking not required but buy your ticket in the Visit Herefordshire Centre from Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5.00pm