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  Friends of the Cathedral - Liverpool Cathedral
Its purpose was to make it possible for ordinary people to contribute to the building of Liverpool Cathedral, the first part of which had been consecrated in 1924.
The Friends are part of the Cathedral and work together to preserve it forever, contributing financially – and directly – to many individual and vital projects.
I bequest to the Charity known as “Friends of Liverpool Cathedral” a sum of £… (enter amount in numbers) … (enter amount in words) pounds (free of Inheritance Tax) and I declare that the receipt of the Secretary for the time being of the said Charity shall be good and sufficient discharge for the same.
www.liverpoolcathedral.org.uk /content/JoinUs/FriendsoftheCathedral.aspx   (409 words)

  
  Liverpool Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Liverpool Cathedral is the Anglican cathedral of Liverpool, England; it is built on St James Mount, in the centre of the city.
Liverpool Cathedral occupies a total area of 9,600 square metres and was built mainly of sandstone quarried from the Liverpool suburb of Woolton.
The cathedral's belltower is one of the tallest in the world (see List of tallest churches), rising to a height of 100 metres.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liverpool_Cathedral   (918 words)

  
 Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Liverpool, the motherchurch of Liverpool's catholics, and the metropolitan church of the ecclesiastical Northern Province.
In 1853 Bishop Goss awarded the commission for the building of a new Roman Catholic cathedral to Edward Welby Pugin (1833-1875) the son of Augustus Welby Pugin the joint architect of the Houses of Parliament and champion of the Gothic Revival.
The new cathedral, designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd and consecrated in 1967, was built on land adjacent to the crypt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liverpool_Metropolitan_Cathedral   (553 words)

  
 liverpool cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Liverpool Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral built on St James Mount in the centre of Liverpool England.
Scott's original design was based on Durham Cathedral and had two tower's at the crossing, the revised plan called for a single, exceptionally tall tower and a significantly more modern, monumental style, losing much of the gothic detailing and even incorporating elements from Rennie Mackintosh's competition entry.
Liverpool not only has the Anglican cathedral, but also a Catholic cathedral — the Liverpool Metropolitan also built in the 20th century to an even more modern design.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Liverpool_Cathedral.html   (668 words)

  
 : liverpool cathedral choir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
cathedrals employ a number of men (lay clerks) to provide the lower three lines of harmony in choral music, the top line being provided by boy or girl trebles.
i am currently employed by liverpool cathedral as a bass, and i sing on the cantoris (or north) side of the choir stalls.
liverpool cathedral is the largest anglican cathedral in europe, and the 5th largest in the world.
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 Encyclopedia: Liverpool Cathedral
A cathedral is a Christian church building, specifically of a denomination with an episcopal hierarchy, such as the Anglican, Roman Catholic and some Lutheran churches, which serves as the central church of a diocese, and thus as a bishops seat.
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral steps The south elevation and main entrance to the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, a Roman Catholic cathedral in Liverpool, has the official name of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.
(Ironically, the original architect of the Catholic cathedral in Liverpool, Sir Edwin Lutyens, was an Anglican.) Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An architect is a person involved in the planning, designing and oversight of a buildings construction.
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 Liverpool Cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
John Charles Ryle was installed as the Bishop of Liverpool in 1880 but the diocese had no cathedral merely a "pro-cathedral" the rather ordinary parish church of Saint Liverpool.
Following much debate church and civic agreed a new cathedral should be built in 1902 held an open competition to select design.
Liverpool Cathedral occupies a total area of 600 square meters and was built mainly sandstone quarried from the Liverpool suburb of The cathedral's belltower is the fifth tallest the world rising to a height of metres.
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 Merseyside - Liverpool Cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Liverpool Cathedral is not an old Cathedral of ancient times.
Construction began in 1923 and the Cathedral was used for the first time in 1941 although the building was incomplete.
The Cathedral survived the bombings of the Second World War although one bomb was deflected off the Cathedral roof and exploded in a nearby street.
www.birminghamuk.com /liverpoolcathedral.htm   (216 words)

  
 Liverpool. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Liverpool was once famous for its pottery, and its textile industry was also prosperous; however, since World War II its cotton market has declined considerably.
Liverpool Cathedral, designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, was begun in 1904 and completed in 1978.
A Roman Catholic cathedral was consecrated in 1967.
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 Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King
It was not till the restoration of the hierarchy in 1850 that the normal structure of dioceses was re-established for Catholics.
The commission to design a Catholic Cathedral for Liverpool was entrusted in 1853 to Edward Welby Pugin (1833-1875), son of Augustus Welby Pugin, foremost architect of the Gothic Revival, who had died in the previous year.
At the suggestion of Pope Pius XI the new Cathedral was to be dedicated to Christ the King.
www.liverpoolmetrocathedral.org.uk /history/history.htm   (1240 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Liverpool Cathedrals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Liverpool Cathedrals, the Anglican cathedral built 1904-1978, and the Roman Catholic cathedral of Christ of the King, consecrated in 1967, in the...
The Anglican cathedral church of Christ and the Roman Catholic Metropolitan cathedral church of Christ the King are both in Liverpool (Liverpool...
All the members of the band were born in Liverpool.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Liverpool_Cathedrals.html   (120 words)

  
 Jonathan Ambrosino: CD Review: Three Recordings from Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool’s specification was drawn up in 1911 and modified somewhat after World War I. Much of the organ was constructed prior to World War I, stored, and eventually installed from 1924 to 1926.
While perhaps not the loudest, Liverpool is one of the largest and grandest ensembles, and the clarity which with it permeates this huge building is a remarkable achievement.
As he notes in the jacket, “Liverpool Cathedral is one of the largest enclosed spaces in the world, and this amazing acoustic produces ‘washes’ of sound that are often overwhelming and moving.
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 Liverpool Cathedral Choir : Your Favorite Hymns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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 Liverpool Cathedral at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The foundation stone of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral was laid by King Edward VII in 1904.
The cathedral was designed by the architect Giles Gilbert Scott and is the fifth largest in the world rising to a height of 100 metres.
Liverpool not only has an Anglican cathedral, but it also has a Catholic cathedral, Liverpool Metropolitan.
wiki.tatet.org /Liverpool_Cathedral.html   (217 words)

  
 The Mystery Worshipper: Liverpool Cathedral
The proportions are impressive, even though the cathedral is not a thing of beauty: it is 636ft long and the central tower, standing at 347ft, houses the heaviest peal of bells anywhere in the world.
Liverpool is sometimes called 'the last of the Gothic Cathedrals'.
Liverpool Cathedral is much too big to be a local church.
www.ship-of-fools.com /Mystery/1998/024Mystery.html   (747 words)

  
 Liverpool Cathedral - Music - Choir & Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The St. Vitas Cathedral 2002, Catalonia — Barcelona, Sitges & Monserrat 2001, Belgium — Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent & Malines 2000, Czech Republic — Dvorak Festival & the conclusion of Prague Spring Festival 1999, Paris area, incl.
The choristers of Liverpool Cathedral enjoy a special start in life and schooldays, which are full and varied.
Because the Cathedral works closely with all the schools, there is minimum interference with studies, consequently many choristers have gone on to achieve distinguished careers in their professions.
liverpoolcathedral.mandogroup.com /music/choir.asp   (981 words)

  
 Liverpool - Reis om de Wereld: Liverpool
Liverpool maakt deel uit van het in 1974 gevormde ‘metropolitan county’ Merseyside, aan de monding van de Mersey in de Ierse zee.
Liverpool is in zekere zin een stad als alle Engelse steden, je moet er niet voor een dag heen gaan.
Er is een ding dat historici misschien interesseert: dit Chinatown is wel het oudste in Groot-Brittannië.
www.reisomdewereld.nl /noordmiddeneuropa/liverpool.html   (758 words)

  
 Liverpool Cathedral goes online: News from AMP Netconnect
Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral has installed a structured network cabling system from AMP Netconnect to facilitate communication between different departments and with the real world.
The cathedral, built from local sandstone over a period of 74 years from the laying of the foundation stone in 1904, measures 201m in length by 61m across the two transepts.
The Cathedral Chapter, the administrative body of four clergy, was encouraged to modernise by one of their members who joined the cathedral from BBC Religious Broadcasting and by Ray Maher, the Bursar, who had previously worked for a major accountancy firm.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Giles Gilbert Scott
When the competition for a 'Design for a twentieth century cathedral' was announced in 1902, he began work on the drawings at his home in Battersea in his spare time.
He persuaded the cathedral committee to let him start all over again (a difficult decision, as some of the stonework had already been erected) and redesigned it as a simpler and more symmetrical building with a single massive central tower instead of the original proposal for twin towers.
While working in Liverpool Scott met and married Louise Wallbank Hughes who was a receptionist at the Adelphi Hotel; Scott's mother was not pleased to learn that she was a Protestant.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Giles_Gilbert_Scott   (2317 words)

  
 The Bell Tower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The bell tower is the broadcast engine of the cathedral and the bells within it are ordained to communicate directly with the city.
From the city suburbs or cathedral precincts the public will be able to tune into a unique broadcast cycle of spoken word, recorded discussion, live music, song, sounds, atmospheres, ringing cycles and forecasts that will simultaneously create an evocative soundscape for the solitary visitor to the installation in the tower itself.
His interest at Liverpool was the creation of an atmosphere for worship and this far outweighed the importance of a building that makes its statement from the outside.
www.roehampton.ac.uk /artshum/arts/performance/forster_heighes/belltower.htm   (1124 words)

  
 Cathedral Organ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The organ in Liverpool Cathedral is one of the largest organs in the world.
A DAT recorder was taken on location to Liverpool Cathedral where Daniel Bishop, Upper Sixth, was recorded playing the Organ.
The recording was done on location at the Cathedral in an evening in January, then the DAT was taken back to the studio and mastered to CD.
www.liverpoolcollege.org.uk /Mosaic/cathedra.htm   (223 words)

  
 Liverpool Anglican Cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The hundred metre tall tower of Liverpool's Anglican cathedral pops into view as you wander the streets of the area.
The architect of the cathedral was Giles Gilbert Scott.
Between the cathedral and Hope Street is the chasm of the cemetery.
canning.merseyworld.com /cathedral.htm   (212 words)

  
 Royal Insight > Out and About > The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh attend the Maundy service
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh arrived at Liverpool station on the morning of Maundy Thursday and were driven to Liverpool Cathedral, waving to the gathered crowds at the entrance.
At Liverpool, the cathedral's choir was joined by the Chapel Royal choir for the service which lasted just over an hour.
The Royal couple then attended a lunch at Liverpool Hope University College at Everton before departing Liverpool John Lennon airport for RAF Northolt and ultimately Windsor where The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are due to spend Easter.
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 UK Firework Review - Fireworks at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral by Fantastic Fireworks
The Liverpool Culture Company staged the largest ever firework display in Liverpool to celebrate the Centenary of the City’s famous Anglican Cathedral, described as “One of the greatest buildings In The World” by John Betjeman.
The immediate impact was heard from wildly cheering crowds around the Cathedral, a scene echoed right across the city and along the waterfront, as many gatherings were stopped in their tracks by the display.
The Anglican Fireworks event is one of many community events staged in the City of Liverpool over the year, and the latest building in the city to feature in a pyrotechnic spectacular.
www.firework-review.org.uk /features/cathedral   (663 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Merseyside | Cathedral hosts rare performance
Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral is to host a performance so rare it has not been heard in the UK for almost 10 years and no recording of it exists.
The concert by the independent group from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic marks the Year of Faith In One City.
The Metropolitan Cathedral already held a concert to honour Catholic composers.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/merseyside/4011079.stm   (240 words)

  
 BBC - Radio 3
Live in Liverpool Cathedral, they are joined by sufi group The Nizami Brothers from Old Delhi, the devotional singer Alemu Aga from Ethiopia who also plays the beguena a traditional and sacred harp, and, from Senegal in West Africa, the mystic Laye Sow who combines songs of the Muslim brotherhoods with blues guitar.
The Cathedral will be open from 7pm until 1am and ticket holders are welcome to stay throughout the evening.
The Cathedral Refectory will be open until 7pm, after which you are invited to eat "al fresco on the Terrace" between 9 - 10.30pm.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio3/worldmusic/hours.shtml   (399 words)

  
 Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
The Anglican cathedral is known as Liverpool Cathedral.
The cathedral also has a 331 ft. tower, we were going to go up the tower and see the view of the city, but unfortunately it was closed the day we wentÂ…so we’ll just have to go back!
The Metropolitan Cathedral was all concrete on the outside, and on the inside it was a large round room with colorful tapestries on the walls.
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