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Results: Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2014

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2014 is Jo Bell with her poem ‘Infallible’. Jo takes the title of ‘Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year, 2014’.

Jo’s winning poem will be published in the November edition of Cathedral News.

Many congratulations also go to Sheila Wild, who won second prize, and Frances Corkey Thompson, who won third prize. High commendations were awarded to Gillian Rathbone. Jonathan Wooding, Jennifer A. McGowan, Julian Dobson, Kate Wise, Martyn Halsall, Jacqui Rowe.

Published: 02 October 2014

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Manchester Sleepout 2014

Manchester Sleepout 2014

The annual Manchester Sleepout in aid of the Booth Centre takes place on Friday 7 November 2014.

Some of the Cathedral staff have put together a team and will be participating in the sleepout. We are hoping to raise funds for the Booth Centre so please give what you can! Last year we raised over £2000, it would be great to beat this target!

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

Published: 19 September 2014

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Lighting Design Feedback

Since the consultation earlier this year BDP have been working on a lighting design for the Cathedral. The concept design establishes key principles for the direction and levels of light in the Cathedral.

From 11-19 September a mock-up will be on display in the north aisle, and feedback can be submitted here.

Published: 16 September 2014

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Design the official Cathedral Christmas Card - deadline extended!

We have extended the deadline for entry to the Design our Christmas card competition. Entries can be submitted until 4pm on Friday 3 October.

We are hosting our first ever ‘Design our Christmas Card’ competition. This is an opportunity for budding or professional designers to design the official 2014 Manchester Cathedral Christmas Card. The card will be sold to raise money for the Development Project which provides an opportunity to secure a 600-year music tradition, develop the Cathedral buildings, and enhance the immediate environment of the Cathedral.

Published: 16 September 2014

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Cathedral Office

The Cathedral staff will be on an away day on Friday 29 August. The Cathedral office will be closed and will reopen on Monday 1 September at 8.30am.

The building will still be open to the public and services will take place as usual.

Guides and Welcomers will be onsite to answer any queries you may have.

Thank you.

Published: 29 August 2014

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The Cathedral Volunteer Programme

Manchester Cathedral is pleased to announce that Nesta and the Cabinet Office are supporting us to expand the Cathedral Volunteer Programme further.

Published: 28 August 2014

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Prayers for Peace in Gaza and Israel

Religious organisations around the country and indeed the world have been praying for an end to the violence in Gaza and Israel over the past few weeks. A special prayer corner with an opportunity to light a candle will be open to members of the public at Manchester Cathedral and St Ann’s Church in the city centre from Friday this week. The public is also encouraged to pray for community relations in our city region as we seek to encourage a spirit of unity in the midst of the horrific events in the Middle East over these past few weeks. The Cathedral is open from 9.00am until 5.00pm each day for prayer. St Ann’s is open from 10am on weekdays.

Published: 06 August 2014

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Day of prayer for peace to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One

Day of prayer for peace to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One

Published: 30 July 2014

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Canon for Theology and Mission

It is with great pleasure that we are now able to announce details of the successful candidate for the new Residentiary Canon for Theology and Mission here at Manchester Cathedral. The Revd Dr David Holgate has accepted the post and will be joining the Cathedral sometime in November 2014. David is currently Principal of the Southern Theological Education and Training Scheme, which is the regional course in the south-central region of England that is validated by the Church of England for ordination education, training and formation.

Published: 28 July 2014

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Design our 2014 Christmas Card!

We know it is a little too early to think about Christmas but we have an exciting new competition to tell you about - we are looking for an exciting design for our 2014 Christmas card!

We are hosting our first ever ‘Design our Christmas Card’ competition. This is an opportunity for budding or professional designers to design the official 2014 Manchester Cathedral Christmas Card. The card will be sold to raise money for the Development Project which provides an opportunity to secure a 600-year music tradition, develop the Cathedral buildings, and enhance the immediate environment of the Cathedral.

Published: 14 July 2014

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