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History Festival

Date(s) - 01/05/2016 - 31/05/2016
All Day

St Peter's Cathedral, North Adelaide

St Peter’s Cathedral is a landmark of Adelaide and an important part of the city’s heritage. Come and explore the Cathedral’s rich and fascinating history through a series of unique events throughout History Month 2016.

History Month Events:

Historical Exhibition: Open Daily 9.30am – 4.00pm
Browse a display of liturgical needlework and historic pictures of the Cathedral. Revel in carved stone decorations, coats of arms, historical flags, banners and guidons and magnificent stained-glass windows. Come and explore the Cathedral of the city of churches; its history and treasures.

Guided Tour: Sundays 12.30pm & Wednesdays 11.00am
Experienced and knowledgeable guides will lead you on an informative tour focusing on the history and religious symbolism of this 19th century, Butterfield designed and Woods completed, Gothic Revival Cathedral. View a display of needlework, historical pictures and other Cathedral treasures. The tour takes approximately 45 minutes.

Afternoon Tour with Choral Evensong: Wednesdays, beginning 4.00pm
Guides will lead a fascinating tour on the history and religious symbolism of this 19th century Cathedral and its many hidden treasures. Join with the Cathedral Choir as they sing Evensong, a historical act of worship rooted in the traditions of the Anglican Church. The tour takes approximately 1 hour.


St Peter’s Cathedral
Cnr King William Road & Pennington Tce, North Adelaide
Open daily: 9.30am – 4pm

Nill (Donations welcome)

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