March 25th, 2015Details about Thursday's reinterment service for King Richard III at Leicester Cathedral have been announced today.
The Bishop of Leicester, Rt Revd Tim Stevens, Dean of Leicester, the Very Revd David Monteith and The Revd Canon Johannes Arens announced the details at a press conference this...By March 25th, 20150 comments
December 12th, 2014Today an online ballot has gone live which gives members of the public the chance to apply for seats for the re-burial of King Richard III.
In exactly 100 days a week of events will begin which will see the remains of King Richard III re-buried at Leicester Cathedral. The online ballot for 200 invitations for each of the...By December 12th, 20140 comments
December 5th, 2014Hundreds of seats will be available to the public for Richard III reinterment, Leicester Cathedral has announced today.
On Friday 12 December, 100 days before the reinterment of King Richard III, Leicester Cathedral will open an online ballot, so members of the public can apply for seats to attend the...By December 5th, 20140 comments
February 28th, 2014
Yesterday was a special day for Leicester Cathedral as Bishop Tim Stevens and City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby layed down the first porphyry paving slab in the cathedral gardens.
Work on the £2.5million project began back in November 2013, and when complete it is hoped that the gardens will provide an attractive...By February 28th, 20140 comments
February 3rd, 2014
Leicester Cathedral has launched a new website today outlining the story of Richard lll and his 500 year place in Leicester's history.
The Bishop and Dean of Leicester have stated their passionate desire to see that the mortal remains of the King are treated with dignity and honour and are reburied as soon as...By February 3rd, 20140 comments
May 20th, 2013
Leicester Cathedral has welcomed their new dean during a time of ‘huge change’ for the institution with plans to ‘to reorder the building to make it more usable to the city’.
The Very Reverend David Monteith was installed as Dean on Saturday afternoon after four years at the cathedral. The Bishop of...By May 20th, 20130 comments
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