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Seeing their way around Canterbury

by Margaret Duggan

SINCE the end of December, Canterbury Cathedral has been offering tours in British Sign Language (BSL), giving profoundly deaf people the chance to participate in a pilgrimage around the sites of Becket’s murder, Henry II’s penitence, and Becket’s shrine.

Behind the cathedral’s high altar is the Chair of St Augustine, the centrepoint of the Anglican Communion. But the significance of much of the great building can be missed without an adequate commentary, ...

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