World Book Day Tours
to Mar 2

World Book Day Tours

To celebrate World Book Day join us for special tours linked to Rochester’s hidden treasure, Textus Roffensis




Tours 13.30, 14.00 & 14.30
Mon 26th,   Wed 28th Feb
Thurs 1st,    Fri 2nd March

No charge - donations welcome!







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Musical Tour & Supper
6:30 PM18:30

Musical Tour & Supper

Following on from the great success of the last musical pilgrimage at the Cathedral we have decided to repeat this in a similar format with one or two additions. The tour will be led by The Revd Matthew Rushton, Canon Precentor, with music sung by members of the Cathedral Choir.

Entry is via the North door and the evening will commence at 6.30pm with a welcome drink in South Transept. The tour will start in the Ithamar Chapel at 7pm prompt and conclude with a hot supper and wine in the Crypt. The tour involves some walking and the use of stairs with handrails.

Please reserve your place on this very special tour by contacting Lynne Bax on 01634 810074 or

Price including supper and wine will be £47.50 a head.

Proceeds from this event will go to The Rochester Cathedral Trust’s Music Endowment which has been established to ensure that music will continue to ring out from within these walls far into the future. Our short term goal for the Endowment is £2 million and we are delighted to advise that we are more than half way there!

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Half-term activities
to Feb 16

Half-term activities

Highlight Tours and Talks:
Mon 12th, Tue 13th & Fri 16th Feb

Meet a Medieval Monk and Nun
Time travelling characters from the year 1220 will be popping up in the Cathedral
Mon 12th & Fri 16th Feb
11.30—12.30 & 13.30—14.30

Make a Mitre
Create your own mitre (bishop’s hat)
Tue 13th Feb 10.30—12.30 & 13.30—15.30

Brass Rubbing
Mon 12th & Fri 16th Feb
50p per rubbing






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Research Guild Presentation
5:30 PM17:30

Research Guild Presentation

Jacob Scott and other members of the Rochester Cathedral Research Guild will be presenting new researches at the cathedral over the last year, including medieval graffiti and paintings, the results of the ground-penetrating radar survey of the cloisters, and indexing and online publication of the cathedral’s historic records and archive reports.

The presentation will start at 17.30 (entry from 17:00) and will finish around 19:00, including a half-hour walk-around tour of the graffiti. Entry is free and the event is not ticketed.


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The Kent Police Male Voice Choir
7:30 PM19:30

The Kent Police Male Voice Choir

and The Revelation Strings

The Kent Police Male Voice Choir was formed in 1978 and performs around 15 concerts a year, singing at fundraising events around Kent.

In its history, the choir has appeared in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and on television in the UK and Canada.

Tickets £20 (concessions £8)
unreserved seats in the Nave
available from, Garth House or the Cathedral shop, please call 01634 810074


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