Events

 

Every effort is made to keep this page up-to-date and the information accurate. However, before attending an event at the Cathedral it is always advisable to check dates and times with the Cathedral Office on 020 7367 6700 or the contact name given.

Monday, 24 April 2017

15.00 A Pill for Will

Arthur Smith and Rick Jones relate the story of Samuel Lockyer, Shakespeare's local doctor, buried in Southwark Cathedral.

Admission is free of charge.

Saturday, 29 April 2017

10.00 Stories of London - A day of talks exploring London's history

Southwark Cathedral presents a day of talks about London looking at its stories, old and new. Speakers include Matthew Beaumont, talking about his book Nightwalking, and Ted Sandling exploring the joys of mudlarking.

Tickets: £10, via http://cathedral.southwark.anglican.org/visit/talks-and-lectures.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

10.00 London Craft Week: Dry Stone Walling

Take part in two-hour introductory sessions led by the London School of Dry Stone Walling throughout the week. Tickets: £35, available from londoncraftweek.com Southwark Cathedral is proud to host two events of this annual festival featuring the exceptional craftmanship of unknown makers alongside celebrated masters and famous studios.

19.00 London Craft Week: Embroidery

Spend an evening with our Broderers as vestments and other textiles are displayed, including Bishop Talbot's vestments from 1905 and the Jubilee Copes. Southwark Cathedral is proud to host two events of this annual festival featuring the exceptional craftmanship of unknown makers alongside celebrated masters and famous studios. More information via londoncraftweek.com.

Sunday, 21 May 2017

12.30 Beating the Bounds of the Cathedral Parish

A chance to explore the parish in great company.

Monday, 12 June 2017

00.00 Labyrinth Week

Walk our Labyrinth in the South Transept.<br>

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

18.30 Labyrinth Walk

Join the Sub Dean for a prayerful afterhours walk through the labyrinth at the Cathedral.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

19.00 Bawds Bards and Bear Gardens – Southwark Lowlife with Catharine Arnold

Join historian Catharine Arnold for a light-hearted talk about Southwark in the days when the area served as London's red light district. Tickets: £7, via bawdsbardsbears.eventbrite.co.uk or from the Cathedral Shop.

Saturday, 17 June 2017

10.00 Open Gardens and Squares Weekend

Once again our churchyard is one of over 200 gardens taking part in this weekend celebrating London's gardens and green spaces. Enjoy artworks, family activities and a herb stall with free entrance. This year, also the garden at the Deanery is open to the public; tickets are required here (available via opensquares.org).

Saturday, 1 July 2017

14.30 Friends of Southwark Cathedral Annual General Meeting

The Friends AGM is followed by a Q&A session with the Dean and afternoon tea. Tickets are free of charge but registration to attend is necessary.<br><br>

Tickets via Kate Dean, 020 7367 6724 or kate.dean@southwark.anglican.org<br>

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

19.00 Fighting Proud - The Untold Story of Gay Men who fought in the World Wars

Historian Stephen Bourne uncovers tales of bravery and sacrifice by gay soldiers during WWI and WWII. Free tickets and more information via Eventbrite

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

18.15 Stained Glass Tour

A journey through time and colour. We will look at some of London’s best examples of 20th Century stained glass and find out about the techniques used in their production. Tickets (£8) and more information via Eventbrite

Sunday, 13 August 2017

16.30 Shakespeare Walk

Explore the area in the Church where Shakespeare’s brother was buried and explore the area where he lived and worked. Tickets (£10) and more information via Eventbrite.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

18.30 Cathedral Tour

Explore 900 years of religious life in this one hour tour as we learn about the priory that became a church that became a Cathedral. Tickets (£8) and more information via Eventbrite.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

19.00 Bodysnatching in Southwark

Join Kirsty Chilton as she uncovers the macabre story of bodysnatching in 18th century Southwark. Free tickets and more information via Eventbrite

Sunday, 20 August 2017

12.30 Book launch - Doorkins the Cathedral Cat

Written by Lisa Gutwein, illustrated by Rowan Ambrose and published by Jessica Kingsley, this first book about our very own majestic cat is released after the Choral Eucharist. Please do join us.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

18.30 Cathedral Tour

Explore 900 years of religious life in this one hour tour as we learn about the priory that became a church that became a Cathedral.
Tickets (£8) and more information via Eventbrite.

Saturday, 26 August 2017

10.30 Draw & Tour - Southwark Cathedral’s Literary Connections

Spend an hour drawing and touring the Cathedral with one of our Guides. Tickets (£6.50) and further information via Eventbrite.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

19.00 Candlelit Photography Evening

Our popular photography evening is back and is perfect for amateurs and professional photographers. Tickets (£10) and more information via Eventbrite.

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

19.00 Feminist Theology Group Meeting

Monthly meeting of our ecumencial women’s spirituality group; open to women only. Please email in advance if you would like to attend to
southwark.feminist.theology@gmail.com

Thursday, 14 September 2017

19.00 River Effra - South London’s Secret Spine Talk

Find out about the River Effra, one of London’s most important lost rivers with historian Jon Newman. Free tickets via Eventbrite.

Thursday, 21 September 2017

19.00 The Cathedral Poetry Group reads Rudyard Kipling

The Poetry Group meets in the Queen Elizabeth Room to read some of the poems of Rudyard Kipling, selected and introduced
by Jan Montefiore, Professor of 20th Century English Literature at Kent University. All are welcome.

 

RSVP: Marie Tims, 020 7367 6720 or marie.tims@southwark.anglican.org

Friday, 29 September 2017

19.00 Annual Southwark Feminist Theology Lecture

This year&rsquo;s lecture is titled Hagar and the Politics of the Resident Alien &ndash; Migration as Foundation and given by Yvonne Sherwood,<br /> Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Kent. The evening starts with a wine reception in the Garry Weston Library followed by the lecture at 7.30pm.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

19.00 Feminist Theology Group Meeting

Monthly meeting of our ecumencial women’s spirituality group; open to women only. Please email in advance if you would like to attend to southwark.feminist.theology@ gmail.com

Friday, 6 October 2017

18.30 Friends’ Quiz Night

A great night out for friends and family. Tickets are £15 per person or £110 for a table of 8. The ticket price includes supper. There will also be a bar for you to buy drinks throughout the evening. More information and tickets via Kate Dean, kate.dean@southwark.anglican.org

Thursday, 19 October 2017

19.00 Tallis, Taverner and Tambourines

Join Andrew Gant as he tells the story of church music – the music of the people – and its place in English history and culture. Free tickets via Eventbrite.