Lichfield Cathedral

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Thursday Sep 30, 2021

In our latest episode, we meet with Matilda Houston Brown, to discuss the Seymour request, Litchfield Cathedral library, and the gift of the Oxford University Santander Internship that generously funded her important work.

Thursday Jul 01, 2021

Find out about the curious face that stares out from many places on Lichfield Cathedral (and many other mediaeval buildings). Why on earth should this pagan symbolism be found in so many places on Christian buildings. Join Gregory Platten and Michael Diamond as they discuss 'the Green Man' in this month's Treasure of the Month.

Sunday Apr 11, 2021

Explore our extraordinary sculpture of Bishop Woods, and the story behind it.

Tuesday Feb 23, 2021

Hear a little more about the littlest, and most used Bell of Lichfield Cathedral, with Clare Townsend, the Cathedral Library Manager.

Thursday Jan 28, 2021

Learn more about our Treasure of the Month for January 2021. Gregory Platten and Michael Diamond explore the Herkenrode stained glass, which can be found in the Lady Chapel at Lichfield Cathedral. The story involves Napoleon, a local Staffordshire gent, and the extraordinary history of glass saved from revolutionary destruction...

Thursday Aug 01, 2019

What can the Moon Landing anniversary tell us about science and religion? Lichfield Cathedral examines this through art, science, worship and poetry during a year of creativity that includes transforming the nave into a lunar landscape. But will giving people the chance to walk on the moon or journey through space help visitors and clergy pick their way through the thorny relationship between science and faith? Listen to Lichfield Cathedral’s lunar podcast to find out here

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