THURSDAY 16TH JUNE 2022
2pm – 4pm
“Medieval Wall Paintings in St David’s Cathedral” – Joint event with Royal Commission of Ancient and Historic Monuments in Wales.
A unique Walk & Talk / Cerdded a Chlonc event around the Cathedral, guided by Richard Suggett author of Painted Temples: Wallpaintings and Rood-screens in Welsh Churches, 1200–1800/ Temlau Peintiedig: Murluniau a Chroglenni yn Eglwysi Cymru, 1200–1800.
Joint event between St David’s Cathedral Library and the Royal Commission of Ancient and Historic Monuments in Wales.
Further information and online bookings links are here:
This event is free of charge but donations towards the upkeep of the Cathedral Library will be welcomed. Donations can be made on the day or on this online link Dona (mydona.com)
Places at the event need to be limited, so please book in advance to disappointment.
The Medieval Wallpaintings of St Davids Cathedral: A Walk & Talk Event in the Cathedral
Join this special event with an opportunity to view rarely seen medieval wall paintings in one of Wales’s most spectacular ecclesiastical buildings. Our guide will be Royal Commission architectural historian, Richard Suggett, author of Painted Temples: Wallpaintings and Rood-screens in Welsh Churches, 1200–1800/ Temlau Peintiedig: Murluniau a Chroglenni yn Eglwysi Cymru, 1200–1800.
Starting at 2pm in the Cathedral Nave, there will be a Guided Walk led by Richard Suggett through the painted pulpitum screen arch and into the Quire to see the paintings on the Bishop’s Throne and other features. We finish in the Cathedral Refectory to view the rare medieval Consecration Crosses.
Richard Suggett has kindly agreed to sign copies of his book at the end of the event in the Cathedral Refectory.
Light refreshments will be available in the Refectory Cafe.
Participants are also welcome to come to the Cathedral Choral Evensong sung by the Cathedral Choir in the Quire at 6pm.
Tickets for this event are Free