Theodore of Tarsus became Archbishop of Canterbury in his 60s in 668 in unusual circumstances. He was to be archbishop for the next 22 years, during which, as an incomer from Tarsus in Cilicia in Asia Minor, he reformed the nascent English Church and established a school in Canterbury which attained major scholarly achievements. For all this, most people have never heard of him.

Canon Chris Pullin will use this lecture to explain why this apparently unknown man is so hugely significant, and why, in certain respects, he is the most important figure in the story of the Diocese of Hereford.

This event will take place in College Hall. Tickets cost £8 and booking is essential via the Cathedral Library by calling 01432 374 225/6 or emailing [email protected]