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Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral is an ancient abbey and is a treasure of international importance that has played a significant part in shaping the history of the City. It still plays an important part in the spiritual, cultural and civic life of Chester and beyond.


Long lost Chester landmarks and buildings

The buildings Chester has loved and lost

How many of these old city landmarks do you remember?

Mercian Regiment to parade through Chester to mark Somme anniversary

Soldiers will exercise their right to Freedom of the City on July 2

Cheshire Business Awards 2015: Corporate Social Responsibility Award sponsored by Liverpool John Lennon Airport, presented by director of air service development at John Lennon Airport Mark Povall, was won by Prism Solutions Ltd

Cheshire Business Awards 2016: Employer and Corporate Responsibility

We turn the spotlight on the first two categories for this year's awards

Chester Cathedral's Chapter House suffered water damage during the floods last week

Chester floods lead to call for ark at city cathedral

Unprecedented rainfall last week means all hands on deck at Chester Cathedral

Cheshire Business Awards 2015: SAS Daniels Business Person of the Year Award, presented by partner and head of corporate Jeremy Orrell and partner and head of commercial Kaye Whitby, went to David Barlow of Barlows (UK) Ltd

Cheshire Business Awards 2016 gets under way

Search is on for the area's top companies

A-Z of Chester's links with the small and silver screens

A look at how the city and the surrounding area has cropped up on the gogglebox time and again

Chester Cathedral

Chester Philharmonic take on the classics of the big screen

Orchestra will present A Night at the Movies at Chester Cathedral on June 25

Chester Cathedral to celebrate Queen's 90th with special services

Choral evensong and Sunday service will commemorate special birthday

Chester Cathdral Girls' Choir celebrates 20 years of singing

Festival evensong was followed by drinks and dinner in the refectory cafe

A giant Queen will join the parade through Chester to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday

Chester schoolchildren will parade through city to celebrate Queen's 90th birthday

Youngsters will be waving flags from the 53 countries which make up The Commonwealth on June 11

Chester Cathedral free runner left with personality disorder after car crash

Jack Bellis had to be sectioned following the car crash last year

A Chester Cathedral Girls Choir in the snow outside the cathedral

Looking back on Chester Cathedral Girls Choir over the years

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the choir

The Cheshire Community and Voluntary Arts Awards 2016: Sheriff of Chester Alex Black with Matt Baker, who won Outstanding Contribution to the Arts award

Cheshire community and voluntary arts awards in pictures

Outstanding contribution award presented to Chester composer Matt Baker


Chester composer Matt Baker wins award for contribution to the arts

Outstanding Contribution award is for 20 years of work in the city

Chester Cathedral planning to attract more visitors to bell tower and gardens

The tower is currently only used by bell ringers

Chester Cathedral to host 2016 Battle of the Organs

Second event of its kind will take place on May 20

Chester Mystery Plays fundraiser is a success

Next cycle of medieval plays will be performed at Chester Cathedral in 2018

Hospice of the Good Shepherd launches new appeal with parade through Chester

From Silver to Gold Appeal aims to raise cash to extend hospice to twice its size

What to do on May Day weekend around Chester

Ideas for what to do on the first of two bank holiday weekends in the coming month

Historic church cycle tour to be launched at Chester Cathedral

Route takes in historic churches in Cheshire


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