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The Close in Living Memory

Hereford Cathedral Close Oral History

Our 18-month oral history project revealed an unimaginably rich vein of memories and beautiful photographs: from tales of the WWII fire wardens, to a Royal picnic in the rain, to modern-day students who form strong friendships while waiting for the bus.

Complementing the main film is The Learning Zone - two short films and a book of National Curriculum-linked classroom activities. 

“Fab stuff! Love the fact that you've come up with lots of different, fun ideas for presenting to the children and ways for them to record their work” - Leominster Junior School teacher

“Children who see this DVD will be very lucky” - St.Martins primary school pupil.

Photo Gallery

The Cathedral Close makes appearances in Derek Evan

Snow at the Cathedral Close
Snowy Weather at the Cathedral
Snow at the Cathedral Close

Snow at the Cathedral Close

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Snowy Weather at the Cathedral

Snowy Weather at the Cathedral

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A Celebration at the Close
A Celebration at the Close

A Celebration at the Close

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The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford
The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford

The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford

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The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford
The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford

The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford

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The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford
The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford

The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford

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Snow at the Cathedral Close
A Celebration at the Close
Snowy Weather at the Cathedral
The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford
Sun on the Cathedral Close
Snow at the Cathedral Close

Snow at the Cathedral Close

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A Celebration at the Close

A Celebration at the Close

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Snowy Weather at the Cathedral

Snowy Weather at the Cathedral

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The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford

The Queen and Prince Phillip at the Cathedral Close during their visit to Hereford

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Sun on the Cathedral Close

Sun on the Cathedral Close

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