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Installation of Canon Simon Mackenzie. Saturday 12 August 2017

On Saturday 12 August 2017, Canon Simon Mackenzie was installed in the CathedraL, and Licenses were presented to Canon Alec Boyd and Lay Reader Amanda Wright, at a service of Choral Evensong

The officiant and preacher was The Right Reverend Kevin Pearson, Bishop of Argyll and the Isles. The principal guest was the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire.


The Cathedral Choir, directed by Alastair Chisholm with organist Gordon Stewart, sang music by John McIntosh, George Dyson and Cedric Thorpe Davie.


The service was preceded by a buffet lunch and followed by a reception.