The Southern Cathedrals Festival offers a unique opportunity to enjoy music and to take part in worship within the setting of three magnificent cathedrals.
The Southern Cathedrals Festival is back on the 14 - 16 July 2023
and will be hosted at Chichester Cathedral.
Bringing together the renowned choirs of Chichester, Salisbury and Winchester Cathedrals,
to offer sacred choral and organ music performed to the very highest standard.
Here is a look at some of the stories of SCF from people new to the festival as well as those with a long-standing connection and providing an exclusive look at the life of contemporary choristers.
Meet Canon Andy Trenier who takes us on a tour of Winchester Cathedral,
as he reflects on the challenges of the pandemic and looks to the future.
Richard Seal, who was one of the team responsible for the resurgence of the concert in the 1960s,
shows us his SCF programme collection.
Verity, Head Girl chorister at Winchester Cathedral,
talks about the mission to recruit new members before her time in the choir comes to an end.
Steve Abbott, Lay Vicar at Salisbury Cathedral,
reminisces with friends about his memories of previous Southern Cathedrals Festivals.
Mark Draper, Lay Vicar at Chichester Cathedral, talks about how the pandemic allowed him to reevaluate his priorities
and follow his passion for choral singing.
Batman and Robin, Luke Skywalker & Princess Leia. Now, add Shane and Sarah to that list.
Meet the dynamic duo at Winchester Cathedral and listen to their stunning duet.