Hobart Bellringers November Ringing Weekend

From Friday, November 28th, 2014 until Monday, December 1st, 2014

On the Bell TowerMarking the 78th Anniversary of the Blessing of St. Davids Bell Tower on Dec 6, 1936, the Hobart Bell Ringers are having a program of ringing both at the Cathedral and Holy Trinity.

Details of the program can be found here.

This photograph is actually taken on 1 Sept, 1936 with Dean Rivers and Bishop Hay, along with other dignitaries.

Concert: Helping Harmonies (Festival of Voices)

Sunday, December 7th, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

A Charity Concert at the Cathedral by the Festival of Voices and Friends.  Entry by donation to assist Hobart City Mission. Come and enjoy some wonderful seasonal music.

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Friday Forum: The Islamic state

Friday, December 12th, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

crescentqmThe Islamic state: Understanding what’s behind events in the middle east and around the world.

A FRIDAY FORUM with interfaith chaplain and interlocutor with Islam, Samuel Green, who will speak and take your questions.

FRIDAY DECEMBER 12, 1pm-2pm at St. David’s Cathedral

Poster/flyer: pdf


AUDIO mp3: Talk Q&A


IMAG1163Samuel Green is married to Anne-Petra and they have five children. He became a Christian while at university and has been involved in various Christian ministries. Since 1999 he has worked with the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (AFES) as a campus evangelist and Islamic specialist. He is also the Anglican Interfaith Chaplain. Engaging with Islam is one of Samuel‘s main interests and he does this through writing, training, evangelism, lectures and debates. He and his family attend an Anglican church. Samuel has degrees in theology and chemical engineering. He is a marriage counsellor with Prepare/Enrich.
Have debated:
•    Keysar Trad
•    Imam Abdul Jalil Ahmad
•    Abdullah Kunde
•    Mustafa Arja
•    Beylal Racheha
•    Mustafa Al Shakarji
•    Diaa Mohamed
•    Uthman Badar
•    Wesam Charkawi
•    Br. Irman from IREF
•    Zakir Hussain
•    Abdullah al-Andalusi
•    Faraz Nomami
•    Shahir Naga
Main Websites:

Messiah (Allegri Ensemble)

From Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 7:30 pm until Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 7:30 pm


Allegri Ensemble is proud to present Handel’s Messiah in two performances at St David’s Cathedral, Hobart, with orchestra and a stellar cast of soloists: Siobhán Stagg, soprano; Sally-Anne Russell, mezzo-soprano; Paul McMahon, tenor and Christopher Richardson, bass-baritone.

Andrew Bainbridge will conduct an orchestra of top professional musicians led by concertmaster Monica Naselow.

Tickets from Centertainment, 53 Elizabeth Mall, Hobart, ph 6234 5998,




Kid’s Christmas

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Christmas Craft StarCome to Kid’s Christmas at the Cathedral

A Star to make.

A Star to follow.

A Star to recognise.

Great fun for all the family with singing, activity, craft, puzzles and some mystery guests.

Christmas dressing up is encouraged.

Service: 9 Lessons and Carols

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

20130811_114159Traditional Carols and Choir items with Bible Readings giving the full story of Christmas.

A wonderful feast of music to celebrate the birth of our Saviour.

Midnight Communion

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 at 11:00 pm

candle in the darkA special service where we celebrate the coming of Jesus, light of the world to be Emmanuel, God with us.

The Dean will be the preacher at this service.

Service: Family Communion

Thursday, December 25th, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Family Christmas 2013A service celebrating the birth of our Saviour and remembering all that he has done for us.




Bishop John Harrower will be speaking at this Service.