visit the BID members section

News

Cathedral donates £5000 to charities...

St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds, has been able to give nearly £5000 to charity, thanks to two events which the Cathedral hosted recently.

From 10 to 14 December the Cathedral held its second Christmas Tree Festival. 24 charities decorated trees and some of the Cathedral’s own children’s groups added another 6 trees to make a beautiful spectacle in the Cloisters. Hundreds of visitors came to see the trees and donated generously, resulting in £2400 being split between the participating charities, which included many local charities, supporting children, the elderly and those in extreme need.

On Saturday 13 December, amidst readings and music led by the Cathedral choirs, the work of the Children’s Society was profiled at the annual Carols by Candlelight service. At the service just over £2400 was raised which will be given to the Children’s Society, a charity which, through its campaigning, commitment and care, gives vulnerable children the greatest possible chance in life.

‘We are pleased that people have supported these two events so generously, enabling us to pass on that generosity to charities, whose work will help the vulnerable and those in need,’ comments Sarah Friswell, PR Manager at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

 

Details

Telephone 01284 748720

Email Click here to email

Website click here to visit

Address The Cathedral Office, Abbey House, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1ls

Opening Hours Open daily from 8.00am to 6.00pm

Map

Looking for something to buy?

Here's 'Our' pick of the best shops...

Ryman

Ryman offers quality stationery and office supplies for personal and business

Vinyl Hunter

Record cafe based in Bury St Edmunds dedicated to stocking an eclectic range of music & Hifi.

Trotter & Deane

Independent high end mens clothing store situated in the historic core of Bury St Edmunds

Drive Vauxhall

Offering new & used vehicles, servicing and parts, with quality customer service, all your motoring needs will be satisfied.

View all >>

Our Bury St Edmunds tweets ...

Follow us on twitter >>

2nd Floor, 2 Woolhall Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LA

admin@ourburystedmunds.com   01284 766258