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Thursday 4 December 2014

The evening service on Thursday 4 December will be said at 4.30pm. This replaces Evensong which usually takes place at 5.30pm.

Published: 02 December 2014

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A Year at Manchester Cathedral - on sale now!

A Year at Manchester Cathedral - on sale now!

We are pleased to announce that the new Cathedral Choir CD, 'A Year at Manchester Cathedral', is available to buy exclusively from the Cathedral website. The CD will be officially launched in February 2015, but you have the chance to purchase the CD before the official release date!

The CD is £9.95. If you purchase a copy before Christmas,postage and packaging is free.

Published: 28 November 2014

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Cathedral Christmas card on sale now!

Cathedral Christmas card on sale now!

The Cathedral Christmas card is now on sale and can be purchased from St Denys' Bookshop or online.

This year's card was designed by Kevin Gilbo .

Published: 21 November 2014

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Cathedral Team raise over £2000 for the Booth Centre

Cathedral Team raise over £2000 for the Booth Centre

On Friday 7 November, members of the Cathedral team took place in the annual Manchester Sleepout to help raise money for the Booth Centre.

So far the Cathedral team have raised £2,172. You can still donate via JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/ManchesterCathedralSleepout2014/

Published: 17 November 2014

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The Manchester Blitz - Saturday 15 November

The Manchester Blitz - Saturday 15 November

Saturday 15 November
Performances at 12.30pm and 1.30pm

Performers: Andrew Ritchie and Daisy Black
Director: John Hickey
Script: Dave Coggins

The Manchester Blitz is one of eight mini dramas from the Voices from the Past series at Manchester Cathedral, bringing to life some of the monumental characters and events that have forged its history over the last 600 years.

Published: 12 November 2014

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Official Manchester Cathedral Christmas card

Official Manchester Cathedral Christmas card

The competition to design the official Christmas card for 2014 has now closed. The Dean has chosen a design featuring an image of the icon from our Lady Chapel.

The winning design was submitted by Kevin Gilbo who clearly knows how best to capture the essence of the cathedral as the Dean selected his image without knowing that Kevin was also the winner of this year’s photography competition!

The Dean said:
"The icon of Madonna and Child in the Lady Chapel is very moving and poignant as it is set in a relatively dark chapel. The dark setting provides an amazing backdrop for the life and hope that we find in god. Congratulations to our winner, Kevin Gilbo".

We hope to run the competition again next year, look out for details in the New Year.

Published: 04 November 2014

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Vacancy: Sub-Organist

The Chapter of Manchester Cathedral seeks to appoint a Sub-Organist from 1 March 2015. This full time, permanent position presents an exciting opportunity for an exceptional organist wishing to develop an outstanding career as a professional musician at this busy, urban cathedral.

Published: 04 November 2014

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Vacancy: Worship and Music Administrator

The Chapter of Manchester Cathedral seeks to appoint a Worship & Music Administrator from January 2015. This full time, permanent position presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator to join this busy, urban cathedral to help ensure its liturgical and musical offerings are professionally and sensitively presented to the congregation and visitors.

Published: 04 November 2014

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Statement regarding Dean Waddington

Manchester Cathedral endorses the comments made today by our Bishop. We share his sadness that a former Dean of this cathedral allegedly abused children. We thank Archbishop Sentamu for setting up this Inquiry and we are grateful to the survivors of abuse who have had the courage to tell their story.

Published: 30 October 2014

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Sponsor the Cathedral team!

Sponsor the Cathedral team!

The annual Manchester Sleepout takes place on Friday 7 November.

Members of the Cathedral staff are sleeping outside the Cathedral to help raise money for the Booth Centre. The Booth Centre is a day centre that offers advice, activities and support to homeless people in Manchester.

There is still time to sponsor the Cathedral team and help them to beat their target!

To sponsor the Cathedral team, please visit our JustGiving page.

Published: 28 October 2014

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