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Portuguese artist dedicates major artwork to the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Portuguese artist dedicates major artwork to the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

A new contemporary art collection titled ‘The Kingdom of Heaven’ by the artist Cristina Rodrigues will reside at the Manchester Cathedral. The official dedication ceremony will take place at a service of Holy Eucharist on Sunday 17 September 2017, at 10.30am.

Published: 12 September 2017

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The winner of Capture the Cathedral: The People’s Choice 2017 is…..

The winner of Capture the Cathedral: The People’s Choice 2017 is…..

The annual Capture the Cathedral photography competition returned this year for its fifth year with almost 300 photographs of our beautiful historic building submitted.

In August, we announced that Belinda Hastie had won the competition with her image Holy Smoke. Belinda’s photograph, along with a selection of entries was exhibited in Manchester Cathedral throughout the month of August and during this time members of the public were invited to vote for their favourite photo. This year over 1800 votes were 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 2017 is ‘Faith’ by May Fong Li.

Published: 11 September 2017

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Introducing our new Office Apprentice

Introducing our new Office Apprentice

We are pleased to introduce our new Office Apprentice, Miss Katie Burke, who joined the team on Monday 14 August 2017.

Published: 16 August 2017

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Why is the tower is covered in scaffolding?

Why is the tower is covered in scaffolding?

The tower at the west end of Manchester Cathedral is currently in a poor state of condition and in urgent need of repair.

Published: 14 August 2017

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Capture the Cathedral Winners 2017

Capture the Cathedral Winners 2017

For the past five years, Manchester Cathedral has organised a photography competition, Capture the Cathedral. Every year the standard gets better and better as entrants seek to impress the judges with images of this beautiful historic building. This year was no different; almost 300 images were submitted making the judge’s decision a difficult one.

Published: 07 August 2017

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Dedication and Blessing of the new Stoller Organ

Dedication and Blessing of the new Stoller Organ

The Dedication and Blessing of the new Stoller Organ, with a recital by world-renowned concert organist, Thomas Trotter will take place on Thursday 14 September.

Published: 07 August 2017

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The Dean's Pilgrimage 2018

The Dean's Pilgrimage 2018

In February 2018, the Dean will lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

For details of the itinerary and to book a place, visit the ITS Pilgrimages website.

Published: 03 August 2017

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Manchester Cathedral and Hanging Ditch

We have set aside a couple of cosy armchairs and a selection of books in the Cathedral Visitor Centre for anyone seeking a bit of peace and quiet away from the madding crowds of the city centre. There will also be seating set aside, (services and events permitting), in the Cathedral itself and its appropriately named Chapter House.

Published: 31 July 2017

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Be Surprised by Manchester Cathedral

Be Surprised by Manchester Cathedral

Our new Summer/Autumn Events Brochure is out now featuring BookBenches, Choirs, Lamb, Vintage Fair, The Heritage Detective Agency, Terrific Tuesdays and much more!

Published: 27 July 2017

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Funeral of Saffie Rose Roussos

The funeral of Saffie Rose Roussos will take place at Manchester Cathedral at 1.45pm.

Saffie’s family have invited the public of Manchester to gather at and around the cathedral on the day and are asking people to wear colourful clothing. Those wishing to bring flowers are asked to bring a single rose, after their daughter’s middle name.

Donations can be made to the Acute Intensive Care Unit (AICU) at Wythenshawe Hospital.

Published: 24 July 2017

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