Cardboard cathedral opens to public

One solitary admirer was waiting as Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral opened its doors to the public for the first time on Monday. Central city resident Ross Evans was the first to inspect the church when it opened at 9am.

A week of celebration began on Monday evening with a performance by the Christchurch City Choir. It was the first of 10 concerts as part of the Joyfully Un-Munted Festival.

The programme  includes performances by Christchurch violinist Fiona Pears, opera star Dame Malvina Major and organist Jeremy Woodside, as well as a Shakespearean production presented by The Court Theatre.

The public has been invited  to worship at the cathedral on August 11.

A dedication service will take place on August 15. Continue reading

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