March 2018 Newsletter
(click to download the Newsletter) which also contains the application form for "The Asparagus Supper & Musical Entertainment Evening" in the Chapter House on Friday 25th May
Summer Evening in the Cathedral, Pimms and Buffet - Wednesday 15th August at 6.45pm (£12 per ticket)
2018 Social Events Application Form
Double click the link below to download the application form. Please fill it in and send it back to the office along with payment.
Calling All Friends
The Friends of Worcester Cathedral need your support, talents and money to help the Cathedral Chapter raise half a million pounds in 2018. They have to match the Heritage Lottery Grant awarded to develop the 12th Century Medieval Undercroft as a Community and Education Centre, a project which will be of benefit to all the population of the county and beyond.
Chapter have asked The Friends to play a major part in the fund raising and thus be among the named sponsors of the project, with the requisite recognition and prestige that will accompany our contribution. The Friends are hoping to raise the money to conserve the medieval sculpture, Christ in Majesty, which graces College Hall and is part of the Undercroft project. This will cost around £50,000.
Our Challenge is to contribute £50,000 which is ten percent of the whole amount
So how are we going to do this?
We need all our members’ advice and ideas. As an individual or a group of Friends we are suggesting that you may wish to pledge to raise £100, or more, by holding events yourselves. These could be coffee mornings, tea parties, bring and buy sales, jumble sales, raffles, knitting, baking, sponsored walks, cycle rides, or swims. Open gardens. Why not hold a dinner party and charge your guests restaurant prices? If you can work in your local community, and with your friends, it spreads the load.
Just think if 200 Friends raised £100 each we would have £20,000.
We have more than 600 members so this is a plea to you ALL.
We are happy to help you organise your event and will give you any assistance you may need. Your efforts and contributions will be suitably acknowledged, and we could even have our own competition so see who can raise the most money?
We look forward to receiving your suggestions and pledges as soon as possible or you can contact the Honorary Secretary directly on email@example.com or 07801379931 to discuss your ideas and seek help.