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.
Exeter Cathedral will be invaded by Saxons and Vikings tomorrow (Saturday 12 July), with a re-enactment on the Cathedral Green and Saxon remains on display inside the Cathedral.
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.
The 71st Bishop of Exeter, Rt Revd Robert Atwell, was installed at Exeter Cathedral on Saturday.
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.
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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.
A special service to commemorate the start of World War 1 will be held in the Cathedral on Sunday 3 August.
As part of a major international campaign to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is lighting up Exeter Cathedral on Monday 9 June at 10pm with the words #TIMETOACT.