Choral Evensong for the College of Canons and Friends of the Cathedral

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Choral Evensong for the College of Canons and Friends of the Cathedral

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Où ?

Southwark Cathedral

London Bridge, London, SE1 9DA
Quand ?

vendredi 13 novembre de 17:30 à 19:30

Combien ?

Gratuit

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Description

Choral Evensong for the College of Canons and Friends of the Cathedral followed by the Annual Lecture

The Cathedral Choir will sing Choral Evensong and this will be followed by a lecture delivered by Professor Nicholas Vincent, Professor of Medieval History at the University of East Anglia, entitled 'Becket's Last Refuge? Southwark and the Martyrdom of St Thomas of Canterbury'. This will be the first event in Southwark’s commemoration of the 850th anniversary of the martyrdom of Thomas Becket.

Places are limited to achieve social distancing. All present are asked to wear face coverings whilst in the Cathedral unless they are exempt from doing so. There will be no refreshments served on this occasion.

Nicholas Vincent has published a dozen books and some hundred academic articles on various aspects of English and European history in the 12th and 13th centuries, having arrived at Norwich via Oxford, Cambridge, Paris and Canterbury. He is currently finishing an edition of the charters of the Plantagenet kings and queens from Henry II to King John, and leads a major project researching the background to Magna Carta. He is a Fellow of the British Academy. He teaches courses in medieval European History and the Crusades, and a 3rd year special subject on the Norman Conquest of England.