Welcome back to Gloucester Cathedral
By David Wood
Gloucester Cathedral is delighted to welcome visitors back from Monday, May 17.
As holders of Visit Britain's Industry Standard 'We're Good to Go' status, the Cathedral is committed to providing a safe environment which meets government and industry Covid-19 guidelines.
Safety measures have been introduced so that people can visit with confidence, including limiting capacity to allow for physical distancing.
The Very Reverend Stephen Lake, Dean of Gloucester, said: "This has been a long time coming. Having seen many a pandemic before, it's almost as if the cathedral has been waiting patiently.
"Gloucester Cathedral is meant to be open 365 days a year and now we can return to our famous welcome for all.
"The building is huge and safe so now is the time, especially for local people, to return to this special place where we have been praying for you throughout the last year of this crisis. This is Your Cathedral - Welcome Home!"
The Cathedral will be open from Monday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm and Sundays 12noon - 5pm.
Public worship takes place daily; Holy Communion at 12.30pm Monday - Saturday; Evensong/Evening Prayer, please see the Cathedral website for days/times; Eucharist at 10.15am on Sundays.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
The Monk's Kitchen Café will be open serving a delicious selection of cakes, cream teas, sandwiches and drinks. Outdoor seating is also available. Please check the website for opening times.
The Cathedral Gift Shop will be open and ready to help you find the perfect souvenir of your visit. Please check the website for opening times.
To find out more about visiting please go to: www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk/visit/plan-your-visit/
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