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Events to mark the 700th anniversary of St Andrew's Cathedral

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A programme of events in St Andrews, Fife, will mark the 700th anniversary of the town's cathedral.

The events are part of a wider project at the University of St Andrews, which is producing a digital reconstruction of the cathedral and the surrounding town. 

EXHIBITIONS
 
April – June 2018
Exhibit on the Consecration of St Andrews Cathedral
At Museum of the University of St Andrews
 
Throughout 2018
Digital Reconstruction of St Andrews Cathedral c.1318
At St Andrews Cathedral Museum, Historic Environment Scotland
 
EVENTS
 
Sunday 20 May 2018
Martyrs, Masons and Monarchs – Public event as part of Festival of Museums
12-4 pm at St Andrews Cathedral
Organised by Historic Environment Scotland
 
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Public Lecture 1 on Cathedral’s History
5 pm at Lower Parliament Hall
Organised by School of Divinity, University of St Andrews
 
Thursday 7 June 2018
Public Lecture 2 on Cathedral’s History
5 pm at Lower Parliament Hall
Organised by School of Divinity, University of St Andrews
 
Saturday 30 June 2018
The Story of St Andrews Cathedral: 700th Anniversary Historical Pageant
2 pm at St Andrews Cathedral (subject to permission from Historic Environment Scotland)
For further details email Cathedral700@gmail.com
 
Sunday 1 July
An ‘Exceptional and Prestigious Church’: A Walk Celebrating 700 Years of St Andrews Cathedral
Begins at 2 pm at St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, and ends at St Andrews Cathedral
Organised by Fife Pilgrim Way
 
Wednesday 4 July
Show and Tell of Collections Associated with St Andrews Cathedral
Afternoon, at the Martyr’s Kirk Reading Room
Organised by Special Collections, University of St Andrews
 
Wednesday 5 July
Rosary Procession and Open Air Mass
Morning, begins at St James’s Church and ends at St Andrews Cathedral
Organised by New Dawn Catholic Conference with permission from Historic Environment Scotland
 
Sunday 8 July
Service to Commemorate the 700th Anniversary of St Andrews Cathedral
Begins 9.35 am at St Andrews Cathedral, and ends at All Saints Church
Organised by All Saints Church (subject to permission from Historic Environment Scotland)
 
The digital reconstruction will be showcased in the September/October issue of History Scotland, published on 11 August 2018.
 

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