The epoch was of 1086; the older Saxon church was ameliorated into a Norman architectural Romanesque architecture and the legacy of Leicester Cathedral, a basilica dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours began. The building that stands high today at the heart of Old Leicester’s Town, has experienced most of the chapters of Restoration period and is mostly the fruit of John Raphael Rodrigues Brandon’s Architectural Victorian Restoration.
The is open to all transcending the morass of caste and religion with 900 years of heritage along with the Tomb and the bronze statue of King Richard III. The serene cathedral garden with the sculpture of “Towards Stillness”, the burbling of water along with flower beds and lawns is the perfect place to bring your family members a step closer.
Not only from the aesthetic and pious perspective, but also, the Leicester Cathedral is devoted to welfare and enlightenment of children and vulnerable adults in need of community-care services. Also, this welfare Leicester Cathedral provides with the scholarship to both needy and meritorious university and gap-year students.
The breath-breaking cathedral choirs are arranged into three skilled groups: the cathedral songmen, the Boys Choir and the Girls Choir to mesmerize you with their melody, for sure.
For Church Wedding is perfect for more than one reason. The personal touch, the deeper acquaintance with the clergy at this auspicious occasion or finding it to be the best value-for-money option to get hitched; the court marriage wins hands down.
One of the most colossal churches in England arranges cultural events throughout the year. ‘, Theatre Nights, Music-and-Light Concerts, Quiz Arrangements and Lectures on contemporary history and valorous chronicles of the lost nights: the Leicester Cathedral has taken care of your all moods.
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The social group of “Cathedral Craft Circle”, “the Leicester Cathedral Walking Group”, “the Leicester Cathedral CURSILLO® Seed Group”, “Leicester Cathedral Bell Ringers”, short-service “Leicester Cathedral Mothers’ Union” and the “The Cathedral Flower Arrangers” are 6 cathedral groups that work for smooth operation of the Cathedral and comprehensive furtherance of local inhabitants.
Only in 2005, more than 5000 people had congregated at the holy Leicester Cathedral to pay the last homage to Richard III’s coffin and skeleton that was found in 2012 under a car parking.
By now, have fixed your mind to take a rest from this cosmopolitan pandemonium and to spend this weekend with the tranquility of the Leicester Cathedral but not sure how to reach this divine aboard?
This Restoration work-of-art has got all your technical and transportation worries covered. From day-wise prayer and worship time to accessibility roadmaps, activity-community for children, tour packages and prior bookings for services and events: is your one-stop destination. Arrangement to quench your thirst with nom nom between destinations? !
Spend this weekend with a 220-foot-tall spire, traces of Restoration civilization and eternal quietude at the abode of almighty. You won’t regret; it’s our promise. Alternatively you could go to the New Walk Museum.
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