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St. Andrew’s Kirk quietly celebrating two centuries – by Francis Quamina Farrier

St. Andrew’s Kirk quietly celebrating two centuries – by Francis Quamina Farrier

St Andrew’s Kirk

Bells may not be ringing. Fire Works may not be exploding. Buntins may not be fluttering from its more that 100 foot tall steeple. There may not be a big parade along Brickdam, but this year, 2018, when the city of Georgetown is also quietly celebrating a special milestone, (175 years old), the iconic wooden St. Andrews Kirk, is quietly celebrating its 200 year of existence and service to the nation.  

There are many special houses of worship in Georgetown which, by-and-large, are taken for granted by most of us. They include the St. George’s Cathedral, the Smith’s Memorial Church, the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and Christ Church among others. Most times such special buildings are lamented only when they are no longer with us.             

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Festival of Flowers Guyana – Brickdam Cathedral – 100th Anniversary [Photos]

Festival of Flowers Guyana – Brickdam Cathedral – 100th Anniversary [Photos] 

By realadmin / Published on Monday, 17 Aug 2015 20:23 PM /

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Brickdam is holding a “Festival of Flowers” which begins today , Monday August 17 and will be running for two days. The festival is part of the cathedral’s 100 year anniversary since it was founded.

A number of individuals and entities have erected varying creations which will be on display at the cathedral for the curious visitor. The exhibition runs from 9:30 am until 5:30 pm daily. Photos By Alva Solomon

These glowing creations at the "Lady Altar" have illuminated this corner of the cathedral.
These glowing creations at the “Lady Altar” have illuminated this corner of the cathedral.

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