FREE Weekly Stained Glass Window Walks and ‘Explore the Embroideries’ (Wed and Sat mornings)

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Our popular and FREE weekly Window and Embroidery Walks take place on most Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11.10 am and 11.40am respectively and continue through to October.

Lasting approximately 20 minutes each these themed walks showcase the Cathedral’s unique stained glass and wonderful embroideries. We offer a different theme each month and no booking is required. Binoculars are useful and recommended for Stained Glass tours although not essential.

Stained Glass Window Walks

July’s theme is ‘St Dunstan’:

Medieval and early 20th century portraits of St Dunstan.  He was a local man who became Abbot of Glastonbury and Archbishop of Canterbury.  We will look at the different techniques used in the glass making and design and compare the changes.

Explore the Embroideries Walks

July’s theme is ‘Two Martyr Saints:

Learn more about St Stephen, the first Christian martyr, and St Andrew, to whom the Cathedral is dedicated.


(No Window Walk tour on Saturday 1st July)