Remembrance Illuminated will light the Christ Church Cathedral wall from Nov. 8 to 11. (Courtesy Christ Church Cathedral)

Cathedral lights up in remembrance with illuminated images

Remembrance Illuminated runs Nov. 8 to 11 at Christ Church Cathedral,

For four cold nights in November, a light shines on the Christ Church Cathedral in remembrance.

The public can hunker down on a green space at Burdette and Quadra streets and watch the photos of Victorians and other Canadians will be projected several stories high onto the south tower of the cathedral.

“This illumination is intended as a gift to the community – an artistic reminder of Canadians’ role in international conflict from World War I and II through peacekeeping missions and Afghanistan,” said Michael Utgaard, who leads the creative team for the event.

Displays run about 20 minutes and there will be hot chocolate provided

READ ALSO: VIDEO: 92-year-old WWII veteran united with family of fallen soldier after decades-long search

Visitors are also encouraged to explore the wartime display inside the cathedral.

“This illumination project offers a chance for families to reflect on the sacrifices made by our community members and others,” said Ansley Tucker, dean of Christ Church Cathedral. “The Cathedral Commons is a natural gathering place for the immediate neighbourhood and beyond. We welcome people to join us.”

Remembrance Illuminated runs Nov. 8 to 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. each night at Christ Church Cathedral, 930 Burdett Ave.



c.vanreeuwyk@blackpress.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Disturbing sexual, criminal trends with Greater Victoria youth on the rise

Family counsellors see unprecedented rise in youth sexual assaults and exploitation of children

Flurry of Yuletide activities coming to Sidney

Sidney Business Improvement Area Society and members organize festive events

Russell Books marks opening of new location by setting Guinness World Record

Store stacks world record books more than six metres high

Petition calls on province to cover transfer fees after Island adoption centre closes – again

‘Choices clients weren’t told the ship was sinking,’ says would-be parent

PHOTOS: 11th annual Gingerbread Showcase comes to Victoria

Bakers spent more than 100 hours perfecting their creations

VIDEO: B.C. to restrict nicotine content, bring in 20% tax on vaping products

Province will also restrict candy and fruit flavoured vaping products to adult-only stores

POLL: Do you support CUPE workers in their dispute with School District 63?

SD63 schools to remain closed as strike continues Tuesday

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Nov. 12

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Seguin lifts surging Stars to 4-2 win over Canucks

Dallas is 6-0-1 in last seven outings

‘City that protects rapists’: Sexual assault survivor slams Kelowna mayor for defending RCMP

Heather Friesen spent the morning handing out flyers around city hall calling out the mayor

Batten down the hatches: Wet and windy weekend on the way for coastal B.C.

Environment Canada issues special weather warning for Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island

BC Liquor Stores to move fully to paper bags by March

Vancouver Island to be the first to convert to paper bags in November

Tolko shuts B.C. divisions for two weeks over holidays

Head office to close from Dec. 23-27; two weeks’ downtime runs Dec. 21-Jan. 6

B.C. government working with RCMP to address $10 million in budget cuts

Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth issues statement following report of RCMP cost-cutting

Most Read