Bayeux - From 1st December 2018 to 5th January 2019

William’s Cathedral

The Bayeux Tapestry presented in its original showcase...

The tourist office of Bayeux Intercom proposes for the second year its spectacular winter event “The William’s Cathedral”, set in the magnificent cathedral of Bayeux. Falling within the regional scope on the theme of Medieval Normandy, this unique show has been created by the company Spectaculaires, Allumeurs d’images, who also created the shows “Rendez-vous à la cathédrale in Bayeux, and “Eclats d’Aure” at the abbey of Mondaye.

 

“The Bayeux Tapestry – a masterpiece of the 11th Century – will be presented  in digital form in its original showcase : the cathedral of Bayeux”

 

In the magnificent cathedral of Bayeux, the nave and the choir (axial chapel) will be highlighted, each evoking a theme.

 

> In the nave, a spectacular display of the Bayeux Tapestry, presented in its original setting, thanks to cutting-edge technology. The show will include a historical introduction of the Conqueror’s epic adventure narrated by Odo, Bishop of Bayeux and half brother of William. On either side of the nave, on the entire length of the balustrade – where it was probably displayed for the first time – a dynamic projection of the Bayeux Tapestry and the highlighting of architectural details of the nave; two giant screens 1,80 metres high by 30 metres long !

 

> In the choir (axial chapel), the stained glass windows and details of the architecture will be highlighted; an invitation to contemplate and meditate. Projection and lights on the theme of the Elevation.

 

> Projections will be accompanied by apt soundtracks.

 

“Dynamic and spectacular, an exhibition of a new genre”

 

 

13 evenings from December 1st, 2018 to January 5th, 2019
From 1st till 22 December : every Saturday
From December 26th till January 5th: on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Sessions at 6 p.m., 6.30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8p.m.
Free

 

!!! Sessions limited to 200 people !!!

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