St Paul's Cathedral
For London History Day 2017 St Paul’s Cathedral will display The Jubilee Cope. This extraordinary masterpiece of English ecclesiastical embroidery is decorated with the spires of seventy-three London Churches and St Paul’s Cathedral. It is forty years old this year having been made for the Silver Jubilee of Elizabeth II in 1977.
The display will be accompanied by drop-in family craft activities; embroidery demonstrations by the cathedral embroiderers and a lunchtime talk, which will provide background on the designer of the cope, Beryl Dean, and the Jubilee Cope itself.
The cope display, embroidery demonstrations and family activities will be included in the cost of admission, and will take place from 10.45am - 12.15pm and 2pm - 3.30pm in the cathedral nave.
The lunchtime talk 1pm to 1.45pm is free and will take place in the crypt, however places must be booked in advance, via eventbrite.
St Paul’s Cathedral
St Paul’s Churchyard
Open 8.30am to 4pm (last admission)
Admission: ticket prices vary