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Cathedral Closure - 10 March
- Created: 20 February 2015
On Tuesday 10 March, we will be holding a special Rededication and Thanksgiving event to celebrate the completion of the Lady Chapel and the Herkenrode Glass.
For this reason, the Cathedral will be closed to the public throughout the day until 15.00. Access for vehicles will also be restricted until 15.00
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Dates announced for 2015 Tower Tours!
- Created: 04 March 2015
We’re delighted to announce that our hugely popular Tower Tours are back, with a difference!
What’s a Tower Tour?
Our Tower Tours offer a thrilling experience for all the family as well as unparalleled views of the city of Lichfield and beyond.
As you climb the medieval staircase of the great central tower of the Cathedral, you will be guided through the magnificent architecture of the historical building. Half way up the tower, you’ll be given the opportunity to explore our interactive Tower Education Zone.
Read more: Dates announced for 2015 Tower Tours!
The Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill announces his retirement as Bishop of Lichfield
- Created: 02 March 2015
Bishop Jonathan, 66, formally announced his retirement at a meeting of the College of Canons at Lichfield Cathedral this afternoon. He will leave office in September 2015.
In a video message, Bishop Jonathan said: “Forty years of ministry seem a good stint to Jane and me.”
“It is with great mixed feelings that I make this announcement. But Jane and I know that, much as we will find it difficult to leave your love and prayers, it would not be right to continue much longer.”
Read more: The Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill announces his retirement as Bishop of Lichfield
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