We are so lucky to have Ripon Cathedral - here are 10 quirky facts about the stunning historical building.

Here are 10 quirky things about Ripon Cathedral you probably didn't know

We are so lucky to have our stunning Cathedral in Ripon - steeped in history, and a beating heart of the community, there are so many interesting aspects of the ancient building.

And behind the scenes, there are so many dedicated volunteers who work so hard to make things happen at the Cathedral - here is a round-up of 10 quirky facts about Ripon Cathedral that you probably didn't know.

That's a lot of washing up...

5. 14 hours were spent washing up after fundraising events last year

That's a lot of washing up...
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One of Ripon Cathedral's many stunning architectural features.

6. 70 angels reside in the quire (no, not the angelic choristers, but medieval carvings!)

One of Ripon Cathedral's many stunning architectural features.
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We are so lucky to have such a dedicated group of volunteers who make our Cathedral look so stunning all year round.

7. Around 5,000 blooms are cut and arranged by the Cathedrals dedicated flower guild every year.

We are so lucky to have such a dedicated group of volunteers who make our Cathedral look so stunning all year round.
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Another essential aspect of Cathedral life is all the wonderful music we are treated to.

8. The biggest organ pipe is 32 feet long there are 3,400 pipes

Another essential aspect of Cathedral life is all the wonderful music we are treated to.
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