ACOUSTIC TRIANGLE 2005 TOUR
Promoted by New Jazz 5
Lincoln Cathedral is one of the largest and finest medieval churches in
the world. Its setting - on top of the hill overlooking the city and far
beyond - is rivalled only by Durham Cathedral.
William the Conqueror ordered work to begin on the Cathedral in 1072
under the supervision of Bishop Remigius. After a fire in 1141, the
Cathedral was rebuilt, and again after a catastrophic earthquake in
1185. Each rebuild saw it increase in size, and in the thirteenth and
fourteenth Centuries it continued to grow steadily. Today it is a
magnificent gothic masterpiece without equal.
Lincoln Cathedral contains some rare glass, notably in the round 13th
Century Dean's Eye window and the later Bishop's Eye. A magnificent
library, built by Christopher Wren, houses a particularly fine
collection of ancient books dating back to the tenth Century. One of the
four copies of Magna Carta (1215AD) used to be housed there, but now
resides in the Castle nearby.
New Jazz 5 and John Holland have many years experience in promoting
concerts and organizing tours, festivals and educational projects in and
around Lincoln. Jazz concerts are held regularly at the
newly-refurbished Lincoln Drill Hall, but John Holland and his creative
team are also keen to promote high-quality music and build audiences in
a variety of other places, including the Cathedral.
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