Chris Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral Events 

Christ Church Cathedral (founded c.1028) is the spiritual heart of Dublin City, and one of Ireland's top visitor attractions. It is also a wonderful events venue and we are pleased to present our progamme of events for the year. It's ever-changing, so please visit us often. The events presented below are in date order and most are bookable online. You can also filter them by month, or by your interests.

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Exhibition of Icons from June 22 to end of September
Thursday, June 22, 2017 (daily)

Exhibition of Icons from June 22 to end of September

Christ Church Cathedral is hosting this exhibition. The Iconographer is Adrienne Lord, BA. Fine Art Hons. Adrienne will be showing Icons from the Greek Byzantine tradition along with some Russian inspired Icons. Demonstrations by the artist on the last Friday of each month.

Organ Recital - Heritage Week
Saturday, August 19, 2017 (14:00hrs)

Organ Recital - Heritage Week

Come and listen to a recital by Christ Church organ scholar Caroline Richards, who will play a selection of music on the cathedral's fine organ. 

Discover the Monuments of Christ Church with Stuart Kinsella - Heritage Week
Monday, August 21, 2017 (13:15hrs)

Discover the Monuments of Christ Church with Stuart Kinsella - Heritage Week

Discover the wealth of monuments at Christ Church Cathedral with cathedral archivist Stuart Kinsella on this fascinating tour. 

Ring the Bells - Heritage Week
August 21 - 25, 2017 (13:15hrs)

Ring the Bells - Heritage Week

As part of Heritage Week 2017, come along to our daily free ‘Ring The Bells’ Tour with your family and avail of reduced price admission for families living in Ireland.

Nature Journal Workshop with Illustrator Melissa Doran (for 8-12 year olds) - Heritage Week
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (14:00hrs)

Nature Journal Workshop with Illustrator Melissa Doran (for 8-12 year olds) - Heritage Week

Join illustrator Melissa Doran (Naturama and My Nature Journal) to start your very own nature journal, discovering the wildlife around Christ Church Cathedral as part of Heritage Week 2017. All materials will be provided and places are limited to 10 children.

Children's Monks' Tour of Christ Church  (for 7 - 10 year olds) - Heritage Week
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (12:00hrs)

Children's Monks' Tour of Christ Church (for 7 - 10 year olds) - Heritage Week

As part of our Crypt Open Afternoon, we will be running a fascinating ‘Monks’ Tour’ aimed a 7 -10 year olds. Children have the chance to dress up in their own little monks’ habits and learn all about the monks who lived at Christ Church, what they ate, what they wore and what they did every day!

Dublin's Subterranean Treasury Tour - Heritage Week
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (14:30 & 16:00)

Dublin's Subterranean Treasury Tour - Heritage Week

Roy Byrne will lead this fascinating Tour focusing on the wonderful artifacts on display in the crypt.

1017 - 2017 Walking Tour of Christ Church Cathedral and environs - Heritage Week
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 (13:15hrs)

1017 - 2017 Walking Tour of Christ Church Cathedral and environs - Heritage Week

Step through 1000 years of history with this short walking tour of the cathedral and neighbourhood in the company of historian Mike Neill, including access to nearby St. Werburgh's Church.

Monastic Landscapes and Biodiversity - Heritage Week
Saturday, August 26, 2017 (14:00hrs)

Monastic Landscapes and Biodiversity - Heritage Week

Join us for a talk on monastic landscapes and biodiversity by landscape architect Hayley Farrell. This is our final event in the Heritage Week 2017 line-up and will offer fascinating insight into medieval monastic landscapes.

Coming Soon

'Quam Felix Curia' (what happy dwelling). Baroque Music of Poland's Golden Age
Friday, September 01, 2017 (20:00hrs)

'Quam Felix Curia' (what happy dwelling). Baroque Music of Poland's Golden Age

Chant21 singers & players invites you to an exceptional concert premiering splendid vocal instrumental music of the early baroque era in Poland. This concert will present some of the finest pieces that perfectly portray the musical style of the Golden Age Poland.