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Chorister Recruitment Officer

Chorister Recruitment Officer

We are pleased to announce that Charlie Corkin has been appointed as our new Chorister Recruitment Officer. Charlie will join us in December this year.

The role of Chorister Recruitment Officer will be pivotal in establishing a robust and effective marketing campaign that reimagines the chorister brand image. In his new role, Charlie will be responsible for supporting the delivery of a new musical outreach programme across the region by acting as a musical animateur and by setting up singing groups within schools. Charlie will also take responsibility for the establishment of a new children's choir in the Cathedral for children aged 6 to 11 years.

Published: 27 October 2015

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2015 Cathedral Christmas Card now on sale

The 2015 Cathedral Christmas Card is now available to purchase from our online shop.

Published: 22 October 2015

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Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Public Event

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Public Event

The Dean of Manchester hosted a Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Public Event on Tuesday 20 October 2015. This was to mark the special week of events to raise awareness of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

We were pleased to have presentations by DI Denise Pye (Greater Manchester Police), Rebekah Turner (Stop the Traffik), Hannah Flint (International Justice Mission UK) and performances of “It’s not Fair” by Rhema Theatre Group.

Local artist Liz Ackerley created a piece of artwork during the event to raise awareness of Modern Slavery.

Published: 22 October 2015

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E.T calls home from Manchester Cathedral: Manchester Science Festival sci-fi screening after dark.

E.T calls home from Manchester Cathedral: Manchester Science Festival sci-fi screening after dark.

For three nights only from Monday 26 October to Wednesday 28 October, Manchester Science Festival will be bringing some of the most popular sci-fi films and series of the 21st century back to the future against the stunning medieval backdrop of the Manchester Cathedral’s medieval quire.

Published: 22 October 2015

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Winter 2015

Winter 2015

Christmas has been celebrated in this medieval corner of Manchester every single year from its origins in the heart of the olde towne through to the present day. This winter’s events programme is packed with a dazzling array of events to take you through from the late autumn sunshine to the winter festive season. We play host to Melvyn Bragg and Elif Shafak, E.T and a host of musicians. We will be sleeping out in November and staying up for Midnight Mass in December.

Open every day of the year for services or if you just want to light a candle. Winter and Christmas at Manchester Cathedral. Come and celebrate with us.

Download the Winter programme below.

Published: 16 October 2015

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Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2015

Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2015

The Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2015 was a great success. We are pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of this year's competition.

First Prize (£450 – Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year, 2015)
Alex Toms, Lessons for an Apprentice Eel Catcher

Second Prize (£200)
Eve Jackson, Befriending

Third Prize (£150)
Rachel Davies, 1xChel and the Madonna

Published: 09 October 2015

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Manchester Sleepout 2015

Manchester Sleepout 2015

Members of the Cathedral staff have formed a team and are participating in the Manchester Sleepout on Friday 6 November. We are hoping to raise funds for the Booth Centre so please give what you can! This is the third year that the Cathedral team has participated, last year we raised over £2,200, it would be great to beat this target and with your help we will!

You can sponsor the Cathedral team via JustGiving.

Published: 06 October 2015

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Vacancy: Sydney Nicholson Organ Scholarship 2016-2017

The Dean and Chapter of Manchester Cathedral are now inviting applications for the 2016-2017 Sydney Nicholson Organ Scholarship, which will have the privilege of playing our new four manual organ (to be installed in the autumn of 2016). The scholarship is paid and accommodation is also included.

Closing date for applications is 1 November 2015 with interviews and auditions scheduled 9 November 2015.

Published: 06 October 2015

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Cathedral News Survey

Cathedral News Survey

The Cathedral News has been one of the main forms of communication for Manchester Cathedral for many years. We are currently re-evaluating the purpose of Cathedral News and to do this we would like to have a better understanding of our audience. To help us to do this, we would be grateful if you could answer the following questions.

Published: 06 October 2015

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Sci-Fi Film Screenings in the Cathedral

Sci-Fi Film Screenings in the Cathedral

Aliens, time travel, artificial reality and humanised robots represent just a few of the exhilarating and thought-provoking ways that scientific ideas have been explored in film and television. We are excited to announce that we will be screening a selection of sci-fi films in the historic setting of Manchester Cathedral as part of the Manchester Science Festival.

Published: 25 September 2015

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