Coventry Cathedral

Icon and Inspiration

by Alexandra Epps

Monday 8th November 2021

The extraordinary story of the rebuilding of Coventry Cathedral as a symbol of peace and reconciliation and its inspiring commitment to the modern. 


In this talk we'll experience the work of many of the world-class artists associated with Coventry Cathedral's treasures including those by Jacob Epstein, Elisabeth Frink, John Piper and Graham Sutherland.

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Alexandra Epps has been to speak to us many times. She's an Official Guide and Lecturer at Tate Modern, Tate Britain,  Guildhall Art Gallery and Pallant House Gallery. A qualified Guide to the City of London, offering lectures and walks about many aspects of the arts for societies, corporations and private individuals. She was a co-author of the book Lord Mayor's Portraits 1983-2014 (2015). Alexandra’s background is in design having practised as a graphic designer running her own design consultancy for many years. She has a BA from Saint Martins School of Art and an MA from the London College of Printing.

Coventry Cathedral Interior
Alexandra Epps
Coventry Cathedral Exterior