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Derby Cathedral

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Address: 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
Phone Number: +44 1332 341201
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Nice building, shame about building works

Derby Cathedral was nice to look round and there was a gentleman playing the organ whilst we were there, again no entry fee. Shame at the moment there is some building work going... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Derby Cathedral was nice to look round and there was a gentleman playing the organ whilst we were there, again no entry fee. Shame at the moment there is some building work going on in the building

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Withernsea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Being in Derby for the Weekend, I was able to attend both Saturday Evensong ( Sung, Congregation of 8 ) and Family Eucharist ( Sung, again, Congregation of 188 ! ). Just coming out of refurb. In a fortnight, it'll be ready ! Services reverential. Guest Choir : the London Cantata....excellent harmony, moving arrangements of the Liturgy...but please train up... More 

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Malvern, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

An interesting large parish church turned cathedral. Main part dates from 1720 but the tower is Tudor. It is at the moment wrapped in polythene - not ideal - but should soon be restored to glory. The retro-choir - added on in the early 20th century - is a lovely addition to the church.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

It's strange because when I visit any other city whether England or Europe, I always take a trip into the churches & cathedrals. The last time I visited Derby cathedral before this, was when I was at Primary school, so was well overdue a visit and I only work down the road! I was shocked how beautiful it was and... More 

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Kent
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Open to the public but being redecorated so very little to see. Warm welcome by volunteer at door, but nothing else to say. The history of the building is very mixed - medieval tower, the rest is all fairly modern - best thing are the 1960 pop-art stained glass windows. But don't go just to see these, they're not that... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Be advised the cathedral is closed for viewing until August. Signage is posted at the front door . Regular services are scheduled and posted at the door. Book shop is located across from cathedral and is open.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Derby Cathedral is such a peaceful place amid all the hustle & bustle of a busy city. I suppose I am bound to be biased, as this is where I was confirmed many years ago by Cannon Miller. I quite often take my grandchildren & we always see something new every time. It's steeped in history dating back to the... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It is open at weekends whilst renovations continue. The iron work by Robert bakewell 1725 is done and looks great if you like that sort of thing but the place is full of scaffolding. Got if you are around at the weekend or check the website in September

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I understand that this is a beautiful Cathedral, unfortunately on the bright sunny day I made a special trip to visit...it was shut! Try doing renovation work in the winter!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A Beautiful Small Cathedral. Very friendly congregation. The building is steeped in history dated back to the 13th Century. Bess of Hardwick is buried here.

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