Illumination - The King James Bible Exhibition

Monday, 18 April 2011 - Sunday, 23 October 2011
Location: Bradford Cathedral, Stott Hill, Bradford, United Kingdom
Organisation: Bradford Cathedral
Topic: Bible


Part of the Artspace in Bradford Cathedral’s Series of Events in 2011

The Illumination Exhibition tells the story of the King James Bible in its historical context and explains the importance of the text today - how it transformed how we speak to each other, how we write our books and how we see our God. The focus of the exhibition is a first edition 1611 King James Bible, kindly loaned by Lichfield Cathedral, alongside a 1616 copy recently discovered in the Cathedral. Also on display will be a 1605 copy of the Geneva Bible (kindly on loan from the Parish of Holmewood & Tong): first published in 1560 it was regularly in use during the reign of Elizabeth I. Pages will be turned daily throughout the duration of the exhibition for you to contrast and compare editions. Join us on Monday 18th April at 6.00pm to officially open the exhibition, after which you are welcome to join us for the first Holy Week Eucharist with Bishop David Smith.

Historic Royal Palaces The American Bible Society Bush Theatre The City of London Museums, Libraries, Archives - London