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Exploring the Archives: Apprenticeships Records

Exploring the Archives: Apprenticeships Records Wednesday 17 April, 2pm-3:30pm, in the Cathedral Library & Archives’ Reading Room, West Wing of the Bishop’s Palace Between 1685 and 1865 more than 80 children born in Cathedral Close became apprentices, supported by a grant from Canon Hall’s Charity. These young people were trained as periwig makers, white bread […]

In Conversation With… Christopher Bryan

In Conversation With… The Reverend Professor Christopher Bryan Sunday 12 May at 6:30pm – optional refreshments served from 6pm Guest speaker, Christopher Bryan will be considering “Why I like to study the Bible?” About The Reverend Professor Christopher Bryan: Sometime Woodward Scholar of Wadham College, Oxford, Chris is a priest, academic, and novelist, now semi-retired. […]

Epiphany-Lent Study Group

Epiphany-Lent Study Group with The Revd Canon Professor Richard A. Burridge Every Wednesday, 2:30pm-4:30pm, from 31 January to 13 March with an extra session added on Wednesday 10 April In person in the Richard Eyre Room, Exeter Cathedral (entrance via West Wing of the Cathedral) or remotely via Zoom. Join our Epiphany-Lent Study Group on […]

Missing Pieces: Recycling the Libraries of the Past

Annual Library Lecture Missing Pieces: Recycling the Libraries of the Past Thursday 23 November at 7pm Fragments of medieval manuscripts are often found between the covers of early printed books and codices. For centuries, bookbinders used old pieces of parchment to strengthen and protect new books. Today, these precious pieces may be all that remain […]