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|Fri 8 Aug - Sun 2 Nov||Taylor Wessing Photographic Protrait Prize 2013 at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge|
|Sat 27 Sep||Comedy Tour at Canterbury Tales|
|Sat 27 Sep - Sat 1 Nov||John Copnall Paintings at Sidney Cooper Gallery|
|Thu 2 Oct||Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year at St Gregory's Centre for Music|
|Wed 15 - Fri 31 Oct||In Here Out There at Canterbury Cathedral|
|Sat 18 Oct||Cabaret Fantastique at Festival Spiegeltent|
Stones, Bones & Thrones: the Design of 12th Century Canterbury Cathedral
The eastern end of Canterbury Cathedral was famously rebuilt after a fire in 1174, following the martyrdom of Becket. It is sometimes called the first great ‘Gothic’ church in England – but is that correct? Architect, art historian, broadcaster and Chief Executive of the World Monuments Fund Britain, Dr Jonathan Foyle dissects what the Cathedral’s architecture tells us about Canterbury’s self-image, and how it was received by the next generation of cathedral builders.
Presented in association with RIBA, Canterbury branch.
|Tue 21 Oct 2014||17:30|
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Canterbury West and Canterbury East train stations are both 0.5 miles away (10 min walk). Journey time from London by train is approximately just under one hour.
If you are using Satellite Navigation, you should enter the address ‘Burgate, Canterbury’ rather than using our postcode.
- From London: From M2 and M20 motorways, follow signs to A2 or Canterbury. Arriving in Canterbury, turn right onto the ring road at Rheims Way roundabout. Keep the city walls on
your left. After the 3rd (St George’s) roundabout, turn left into Burgate
- From Dover/Folkestone: Follow signs to Canterbury. You will arrive at the St George’s roundabout. Turn right onto the ring road and then left into Burgate.
- From Ashford: Follow signs to Canterbury (A28). At Wincheap roundabout, turn right. Follow ring road. Turn left into Burgate. There is a Park and Ride site as you enter the city from this direction.
Cathedral entrance gates:
• 7am – 6pm turn RIGHT into Postern Gate, just after Pub.
• 6pm – 7am continue straight down Burgate, turning right into Christ Church Gate just after
• After 9pm – ring bell on left hand side of Christ Church Gate to gain entrance.
: 1 mile from Canterbury East/West station