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The Holy Week and Easter period is one of the busiest and most important times in the church year, with over thirty services...More
A wonderful opportunity to listen to a concert featuring the Salisbury Cathedral Choir, Salisbury Cathedral Youth Choir and the St John Singers. They...
Take a backstage tour with an expert guide around our Works Yard, one of only nine English Cathedral works yards in the country. Learn how 150...
We caught this domestic tiff on one of the Tower balcony cameras, which looks away from the nest box, down the walkway to where peregrines keep their larder. An adult peregrine eats around 70 grams or 2.5 ounces of food per day. Peregrines eat mainly birds and pigeons are standard fare. When they are hunting, peregrines fly above their prey, then fold back their wings and dive down at speeds of up to 200mph, often striking their victim dead on impact. This dive is called the stoop. Sometime they grab a bird in mid air. This explains why pigeons stroll past the nest nonchalantly. The peregrine only represents a danger when in flight.View More