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Looking for ways to entertain the little ones during the school holidays?

Looking for ways to entertain the little ones during the school holidays?

There are a variety of fun, family activities taking place at Manchester Cathedral during the school holidays. Visit Cathedral Kids to find out more!

Published: 22 July 2015

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Minutes of the AGM and Easter Vestry Meeting 2015

The minutes of the Annual General Meeting and Easter Vestry Meeting are now available to download.

Annual General Meeting, 3 May 2015

Easter Vestry Meeting, 3 May 2015

Published: 20 July 2015

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Capture the Cathedral: The People's Choice

Capture the Cathedral: The People's Choice

The Capture the Cathedral exhibition has proved a great success with our visitors. Whilst the exhibition has been on display, members of the public have been given the opportunity to vote for their favourite photograph. In total, over 1200 votes have been cast by visitors to Manchester Cathedral and via our Facebook page.

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the Capture the Cathedral People’s Choice 2015 is Architecture by Kathryn Skeldon. Thank you to everyone who submitted an entry in this year’s competition and to those who took the time to vote.

Congratulations Kathryn!

Published: 14 July 2015

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Services from July to September 2015

The Cathedral Choirs are on holiday from Monday 6 July until Tuesday 8 September. Evening services will be said at 4.30pm, unless there is a visiting choir. Please refer to the service schedule for up to date information.

Published: 08 July 2015

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Friday 3 July 2015

It is necessary to disconnect the electricity supply on Friday 3 July and so the Cathedral offices will be closed for the day.

The building will remain open to the general public and services will proceed as usual; some members of staff will be onsite, however, there will be no welcomers or guides on duty.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Published: 02 July 2015

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Vacancy: Chorister Recruitment Officer

Chorister Recruitment Officer

The Dean and Canons of Manchester Cathedral seek to appoint a Chorister Recruitment Officer to deliver a vigorous recruitment programme for the statutory choir by establishing a robust and effective marketing campaign that reimagines the chorister brand image. This new and exciting post will also help deliver a new musical outreach programme across our region by acting as a musical animateur to foster greater interest and nurture the musical potential in young people.

Candidates interested in this two-year fixed term post are invited to read the vacancy detail. The closing date for applications is 5 July 2015. Interviews and auditions to be held on 31 July 2015. Informal queries are welcomed by the Organist and Master of the Choristers, which may be made by contacting Christopher Stokes on 0161 833 2220 (ext 225).

Published: 02 July 2015

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Meditations – new series launches on Manchester Cathedral TV

In the first of a new series, Canon Phillip Barratt, Precentor at Manchester Cathedral talks about his journey from the streets of the county to the door of the Cathedral and his own personal mission and that of the Cathedral which can date its origins to the 11th Century.

The programme opens with music from the Cathedral Choristers conducted by Organist and Master of the Choristers, Christopher Stokes.

Meditations is a trial programme testing how television and the internet can be developed to promote better understanding of the work of the Cathedral and its teaching of the Gospel and the interaction of God and Jesus Christ in the life of the city and beyond.

Published: 30 June 2015

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Prayer for Peace in the face of terrorist attacks

Prayer for Peace in the face of terrorist attacks

A special prayer station has been set up in Manchester Cathedral to remember those affected by the recent terrorist attacks.

Lord God of compassion,
whose will is for peace built on righteousness,
we pray for all people in places affected by terrorist attacks just recently:
for an end to hostility and violence,
for comfort and help for all who suffer,
and for reconciliation between people of all faiths and none
through Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace.
Amen.

Published: 26 June 2015

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Building works over the summer 2015

Watch the video below to find out about the building works taking place at Manchester Cathedral over the summer 2015.

Published: 26 June 2015

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Summer at Manchester Cathedral

Summer at Manchester Cathedral

There are lots of new and exciting events taking place over the Summer! Download the Summer brochure for full details.

The brochures are produced three times per year. If you would like to receive the brochures by email, please contact Visitor Services.

Published: 24 June 2015

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