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Gaia to be on display at Lincoln Cathedral throughout February





People will get the chance to see the Earth up close.

Luke Jerram’s Gaia measures seven metres in diameter and features detailed NASA imagery of the Earth.

The event will be on display at Lincoln Cathedral from Monday, February 5, until Sunday, February 25.

The Gaia on displat at Salisbury Cathedral. Photo: Luke Jerram
The Gaia on displat at Salisbury Cathedral. Photo: Luke Jerram

The artwork, which has previously been on display at St Wulfram’s Church in Grantham, provides the opportunity for people to see the planet in three dimensions.

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A specially made surround sound composition by Bafta award-winning composer Dan Jones is also played alongside the exhibition.

Gaia will be suspended under the central tower, providing a spectacular backdrop to add to the experience.

Vibrant HDR image of Lincoln Cathedral, England, showing great architectural detail. istock image
Vibrant HDR image of Lincoln Cathedral, England, showing great architectural detail. istock image

On the evenings of February 8, 15 and 22, the cathedral will be open from 6.30pm and 8.30pm for people to experience at night.

Following this at 8.45pm on each Thursday, there will be a special service of Compline under the Gaia.

During the day, the cathedral will be open from 10am until 4pm on Mondays to Saturdays and 11.30am and 2.30pm on Sundays.

Alongside the weeks the Gaia is on display, there will be a number of other events and activities taking place.

These include:

• Arts and crafts in the learning centre - Saturday, February 10 and between Monday, February 12 and Friday, February 16, from 10am until 3.30pm

• Learn about space in the Chapter House - Monday, February 12 and Tuesday, February 13

• Rhubarb Theatre interactive storytelling - Thursday, February 15

• Musical recitals - Friday, February 9, and Friday, February 23, at 11.30am

To find out more about the experience, go to https://lincolncathedral.com/gaia/.

Send details of events you’re organising to: news@lincsonline.co.uk



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