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PUBLISHED: 18:28 30 July 2010 | UPDATED: 15:03 20 February 2013

Mr & Mrs David Barham with John Doyle MBE

Mr & Mrs David Barham with John Doyle MBE

The Save Canterbury Cathedral Appeal ended the year on a high with a visit from the Appeal's Patron, His Royal Highness, The Duke of Kent, and a spectacular concert given in the Nave of the Cathedral by the world famous...

The Save Canterbury Cathedral Appeal ended the year on a high with a visit from the Appeal's Patron, His Royal Highness, The Duke of Kent, and a spectacular concert given in the Nave of the Cathedral by the world famous ensemble The Sixteen.

The Duke met some of the stonemasons and stained glass experts who are working on the major conservation project now underway at the Cathedral, as well as members of the Appeal team and its supporters.

Under the leadership of former Canterbury Cathedral chorister, Harry Christophers, the Sixteen delighted a packed Cathedral with works by Allegri, Palestrina and Anerio.
Pictures by Dave Cosens

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