Friends of Southwell Cathedral

The Friends were formed in 1947 to provide funds to:

  • Preserve the Cathedral
  • Maintain daily worship of God
  • Conserve and enhance the furnishings and adornments

A message from the Dean of Southwell

As the mother church of Nottinghamshire, the Minster is both a lively centre of Christian worship for the diocese, and the parish Church of the smallest Cathedral town in England. It has stood here for nearly a thousand years and is part of our spiritual and national heritage.

In addition to regular worshippers, concert audiences, school parties and guests at civic occasions, many thousands of visitors from the four corners of the world come to experience the tranquillity and the architectural splendour of the Minster.

Many wish to offer some regular contribution to the ongoing and ever rising cost of maintenance. The Friends exist for just that purpose. Members of the Friends live in locations as far apart as Africa and the United States, in addition to every corner of Great Britain. They are people who wish to maintain a connection with the Minster in some tangible and helpful way.

For further information please view issues of our Pepperpots Newsletter below or contact the office on 01636 819281 or email: friends@southwellminster.org.uk (do leave a voicemail message and we'll return your call)

View the Friends of Southwell Membership Form below.
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Friends of Southwell Cathedral leaflet

Future Events

John Constable through fresh eyes: An illustrated talk by Charlie Leggatt
Wednesday 13th November 2019
The Nave, Southwell Minster
Finger food/wine/soft drink from 6.15pm; talk at 7.00pm

Please note this talk is now in the Nave, not the State Chamber as previously advertised

The artist’s life and art revisited with Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours from a private collection.

Tickets: £10 for subscribing members of the Friends of Southwell Cathedral; £12 non-Friends. No physical tickets issued, there will be a list of names on the door.

Cheques (in advance, please) made out to the Friends of Southwell Cathedral and sent to:
Charlie Leggatt
The Minster Centre
Church Street
Southwell
Nottinghamshire
NG25 0HD

Please enclose email address/self-addressed envelope for acknowledgment (if required).

Note: the forty works in this Powerpoint presentation cannot be seen in public collections.

Enquiries: 01636 817283

Pepperpots: The Newsletter of the Friends of Southwell Cathedral

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