Gloucester Cathedral prepares to welcome visitors from Monday
By Sarah Wood | 3rd July 2020
Gloucester Cathedral is set to re-open its doors to general visitors on Monday. People will be able to visit from10am-5pm, Monday to Saturday and 11.30am-5pm on Sundays.
Daily public worship at the Cathedral will start from Sunday. The Cathedral Eucharist will take place every Sunday at 10.15am and there will also be a short service of Holy Communion Monday to Saturday at 12.30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.
To keep everyone safe, new protective measures have been introduced, including limiting capacity to allow for physical distancing, establishing a one-way system throughout the building and providing hand sanitising stations.
The Monk's Kitchen Cafe reopens tomorrow with a selection of cakes, cream teas, sandwiches, drinks and much more to take away. The gift shop will remain closed
The Very Reverend Stephen Lake, Dean of Gloucester said: "We are delighted to welcome visitors back to their Cathedral.
Many of us have been experiencing feelings of isolation and uncertainty at this difficult time and we hope that news of our reopening will provide reassurance and a renewed sense of hope.
Safety measures have been introduced so that people can visit with confidence, but we encourage everyone to check the cathedral website before travelling."
To find out more go to https://www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk/visit/plan-your-visit/
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