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  • One year to go!

    One year to go!

    19 September 2014

    Celebrations on Cathedral Green as the countdown to the Rugby World Cup begins.

  • Chapter Canon takes up national role

    Chapter Canon takes up national role

    16 September 2014

    The Archbishops’ Council has appointed Hannah Foster as the new Human Resources Director for the National Church Institutions.

  • Ordination of Deacons

    Ordination of Deacons

    13 September 2014

    The Bishop of Exeter will ordain 19 new deacons in a special service at Exeter Cathedral this weekend.

  • New flag to fly all year round

    New flag to fly all year round

    12 September 2014

    A new flag for Exeter Cathedral was formally raised this morning by the Dean of Exeter.

  • Founding chairman of Exeter’s Hospiscare to join Exeter Cathedral

    Founding chairman of Exeter’s Hospiscare to join Exeter Cathedral

    24 August 2014

    Revd Dr John Searle will be installed as a Canon at the Cathedral during Choral Evensong on 11 September 2014

  • Repairs uncover details about city’s cloth market history

    Repairs uncover details about city’s cloth market history

    29 July 2014

    Major repairs to part of the roof of Exeter Cathedral’s Cloister and adjacent buildings are being carried out this summer, to protect it from the weather. Archeological investigations before the repairs began found that the cloth market which was once built in the cloisters was constructed on top of the medieval cloister walk.

  • £60,000 World War grant to repair Exeter Cathedral’s roof

    £60,000 World War grant to repair Exeter Cathedral’s roof

    11 July 2014

    Exeter Cathedral has been given a £60,000 grant to repair the lead ‘crestings’ on the top of the roof. The lead crestings, which are in the shape of fleur de lys and runs along the top of the Cathedral’s wonky roof, is believed to date back hundreds of years.

  • Bishop of Exeter Installed

    Bishop of Exeter Installed

    07 July 2014

    The 71st Bishop of Exeter, Rt Revd Robert Atwell, was installed at Exeter Cathedral on Saturday.

  • New Bishop of Exeter to bless the city and county

    New Bishop of Exeter to bless the city and county

    04 July 2014

    The new Bishop of Exeter will stand on Cathedral Green and bless the city and county of Devon immediately after his installation on Saturday, before handing out thousands of ice-creams.

  • Exon Domesday Book unlocked for future generations

    Exon Domesday Book unlocked for future generations

    01 July 2014

    An innovative project to bring to public attention one of the most precious manuscripts in Exeter Cathedral Archives has been given the funding to go ahead.

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