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1921 – 2021

When the Cathedral of Trees was laid out in 1921, the nation was still suffering the pain and loss of War and the (Spanish) Flu pandemic which followed.  One hundred years on and we are again enduring all the difficulties and losses which have followed as a consequence of the current Covid 19 pandemic.   We …

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A Highland Wedding

In October, just before the last of the summer flowers began to fade, the Cathedral of Trees was the setting for a really happy event:-the marriage between   Ruth Bakos Hodge and Thomas Anderson.   The bride with bridesmaids and page entered to the sound of the pipes as the groom waited anxiously with family and close …

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Open day

The Cathedral of Trees held its first Open Day Celebration on St Andrews Day as part of the Oban Winterfest. It was a beautiful sunny and frosty day and we were able to make use of the newly built WORKSHOP and STORE to create displays showing the history and recent restoration of the Cathedral and …

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Autumn Update

Over the Summer months the main focus of the restoration has been on the nave and the ground which runs either side of the central aisle. When the Cathedral was laid in 1921 this was planted with a mix of heaths to give the effect of a mosaic floor. Over the years these became straggly …

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Winter Update

Not much activity can happen during the winter at the Cathedral of Trees because of the weather conditions, apart that is from maintenance of the drains, especially after heavy rainfall. However, much has been going on all around in the woodland area. The conifers have been felled and light has now flooded into the site …

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