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The Rose King of Rochester


A bicentenary celebration of Dean Samuel Reynolds Hole

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This year sees the bicentenary of the birth of former Dean of Rochester, Samuel Reynolds Hole and to celebrate we are putting on a number of events. Join us to learn more about this fascinating person, his love of roses and how he transformed the gardens at Rochester Cathedral.

Exhibition in the Library

There will also be a short exhibition about the life of Dean Hole on display alongside a number of artefacts on display in our Library.

Open throughout September, Tuesdays and Fridays 10am–4pm

Weekend programme of activities:


Later Event: September 2
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