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Manchester Cathedral Needs You!

Manchester Cathedral Needs You!

This Cathedral has a fascinating history dating back centuries and is also deeply involved in the life and culture of its wonderful city, Manchester.

Published: 02 November 2017

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Wowed by Winter!

The new 'Wowed by Winter' events brochure is out now - Christmas events, Arts & Crafts Fair and much more!

Published: 31 October 2017

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Visitor Information - Friday 27 & Saturday 28 October

On Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October, access to Manchester Cathedral will be limited due to an event.

Published: 27 October 2017

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Modern Slavery: Protecting Vulnerable People

Modern Slavery: Protecting Vulnerable People

On Monday 30 October 2017 (2pm to 4.30pm), the Very Revd Rogers Govender, Dean of Manchester, will host ‘Modern Slavery: Protecting Vulnerable People'. This is a multi-faith, multi-agency public event which aims to raise awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking in Greater Manchester and what can be done to tackle it.

Published: 24 October 2017

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BlessU-2 robot comes to Manchester Cathedral and the Museum of Science and Industry on a weekend visit from Germany

BlessU-2 robot comes to Manchester Cathedral and the Museum of Science and Industry on a weekend visit from Germany

Manchester Science and Industry Museum will play host to a major exhibition ‘Robots’ during the 10 day Manchester Science Festival but for one weekend only- the 100 robots will be joined by their German cousin, BlessU-2.

Published: 19 October 2017

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Terrific Tuesday returns this half-term with Busy Bees and Crafty Foxes!

Terrific Tuesday returns this half-term with Busy Bees and Crafty Foxes!

Can you spot our Manchester Bees that adorn many Cathedral corners? Or find a fox furnishing our medieval Quire? Join us on Tuesday 24 October, as we discover the decorative details and get arty for another Terrific Tuesday.

Published: 17 October 2017

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Learning from Luther – FREE Event for schools

Learning from Luther – FREE Event for schools

How the Reformation changed our world.

On Tuesday 7 November, the Education department will be running a FREE KS2 Learning enrichment day for schools.

Fun workshops with links to RE, Art, History and Citizenship.

BOOKING NOW (School groups only). To find out more or to book, contact the Education Officer or ring 0161 833 2220 ext 236.

Published: 09 October 2017

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Tickets for the popular Family Carols are now on sale

Saturday 16 December 2017 (7.30pm)

Join Manchester Cathedral Voluntary Choir for this concert of Christmas Carols, with a mix of both old and new music.

The choir will perform traditional works, such as Away In a Manger and We wish you a Merry Christmas, and slightly more modern works including John Rutter’s Donkey Carol.

The ticket price includes a glass of wine or soft drink and a mince pie.

Published: 09 October 2017

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Tickets on sale for Messiah (G. F. Handel)

Tickets on sale for Messiah (G. F. Handel)

Saturday 9 December 2017 (7pm to 9.30pm)

A truly traditional Christmas treat, Manchester Baroque presents Messiah by G. F. Handel on Saturday 9 December 2017. Directed by Christopher Stokes, the performance will feature Manchester Cathedral Choir and the University of Manchester Baroque Orchestra, as well as the new Stoller Organ and Nicola Howard (Soprano). The performance will be conducted by Cathedral Sub-Organist, Geoffrey Woollatt, with Christopher Stokes on the Organ.

Published: 09 October 2017

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Introducing our new Cathedral Architect

Introducing our new Cathedral Architect

We would like to introduce our new Cathedral Architect, Ulrike Knox.

Here are some words from Ulrike:

“I am honoured to take over the role of Cathedral Architect from John Prichard who is retiring. I look forward to getting to know the Cathedral and everybody there as well as John does.

Published: 05 October 2017

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