Wednesday 21 August 2019

WATCH: Helter skelter opens in Norwich Cathedral

Federica De Caria

Norwich Cathedral has installed a 55ft-tall helter skelter in its nave in order to grant visitors a better view of its ornate roof bosses. Canon Andy Bryant, of Norwich Cathedral, said the idea came to him when he was visiting the Sistine Chapel in Rome. The funfair ride has a viewing platform at 40ft, allowing riders nearer to the cathedral’s 69ft-high roof.

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