Visual Art at Rochester Cathedral
5th to 27th March 2010
An engaging new work by Kent-based artist Vaughan Grylls comes to the Lady Chapel directly from London's West End this spring. The haunting images represent historical female figures that inspired the artist's mother, Muriel Grylls as a pioneer for women's rights throughout the early 20th Century.
The exhbition is free to view during Cathedral Opening hours. For further details, see the press release.
New Cathedral Choir CD
The Cathedral Choir has just released a new CD, "Sing Alleluia". Recorded in June 2009, this CD has music to suit all tastes, including I was Glad and See, see the word is incarnate by Gibbons. You can see more details and order your copy here.
Appointment of Archdeacon
Bishop Michael is pleased to announce the appointment of the Reverend Simon Burton-Jones (Rector, Chislehurst, St Nicholas) to be the next Archdeacon of Rochester following the retirement of the Venerable Peter Lock on 31st October 2009. It is envisaged that the Revd Burton-Jones will take up this appointment around the beginning of next year.
Award for Exhibitions
The Deo Gloria Trust and Jacqui Frost were awarded a Gold Award in the Best Esoteric / Visual Arts piece based on a Christian theme category of the Christian Broadcasting Council's 2008 awards for the Cathedral Exhibitions project.
The exhibitions, which have their own website (click here) are on display at Coventry, Exeter and Rochester Cathedrals. The display boards at Rochester are in the Lady Chapel.
Monthly Music Sheet
If you would like to receive a copy of the monthly music sheet please contact Kay McDowell on 01634 810062. There is a charge of £6 a year for this service.