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The Medieval Wallpaintings of St Davids Cathedral

Location
St Davids Cathedral, The Pebbles, St Davids, Pembrokeshire SA62 6RD
Date and Time
16 June
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Price
Free (booking required)

A Walk & Talk Event in the Cathedral with Richard Suggett, author of Painted Temples: Wallpaintings and Rood-screens in Welsh Churches, 1200 - 1800.

Join this special event with an opportunity to view rarely seen medieval wall paintings in one of Wales’s most spectacular ecclesiastical buildings. Our guide will be Royal Commission architectural historian, Richard Suggett, author of Painted Temples: Wallpaintings and Rood-screens in Welsh Churches, 1200–1800/ Temlau Peintiedig: Murluniau a Chroglenni yn Eglwysi Cymru, 1200–1800.

Starting at 2pm in the Cathedral Nave, there will be Guided Walk led by Richard Suggett through the painted screen arch and into the Quire to see the paintings on the Bishop’s Throne and other features. We finish in the Cathedral Refectory to view the rare medieval Consecration Crosses. Richard Suggett has kindly agreed to sign copies of his book at the end of the event in the Cathedral Refectory.

Light refreshments will be available.

Participants are also welcome to come to Choral Evensong sung by the Cathedral Choir at 6pm.

This event is free but donations towards the upkeep of the Cathedral Library will be welcomed.

The event organisers are Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales and St Davids Cathedral.

Disclaimer: All information was correct when the listing was prepared. Any questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser.