An Afternoon at Historic Southwark Cathedral

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Southwark Cathedral

London Bridge

London

SE1 9DA

United Kingdom

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Enjoy an afternoon exploring the history of Southwark Cathedral. Join U3A members to listen to a talk from a Southwark Cathedral historian about the many connections between the ancient area of Bankside and the cathedral including the historical links with local entertainment and the Borough Market. A tour of the Cathedral will explore the close ties with Shakespeare’s theatrical world.

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1.30 pm - Welcome to Southwark Cathedral

1.35 pm - 2.30 pm - Guy Rowston - Southwark Cathedral Historian
An insight to the connections between Southwark Cathedral and the ancient area of Bankside. Hear the many historical links with local entertainment and the Borough Market which is London's oldest food market.

2.30 pm - 3.05 pm - Enjoy refreshments served by the refectory. Explore the Cathedral shop and Church Yard.

3.05 - 4.00 pm - Tour

Discover the links between the church and the theatre. Southwark Cathedral was the scene of baptisms, burials and marriages for the actors and playwrights who graced the stage of Elizabethan and Stuart theatre.

*U3A members will be split into two groups and will rotate between the talk and the tour

Cost : £15.00 with refreshments. 1.30 pm to 4.00 pm

Photograph © Southwark Cathedral.

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Southwark Cathedral

London Bridge

London

SE1 9DA

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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