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St Denys has arrived!

St Denys has arrived!

After months of planning, packing, unpacking and extreme DIY, St Denys’ Bookshop is now open! Penny and Sue and the staff welcome you to their new premises situated in the basement of the Cathedral Visitors’ Centre, where you will find a wide range of theological books and church supplies. The shop is accessible either via the Cathedral coffee shop or by the entrance on Cateaton Street - just follow the green arrows!

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm; Saturday 9am-1pm.

For more information, call 0161 835 1069.

Published: 17 November 2011

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Photographs from the BBC Radio 2 Presents Elbow’s Homecoming Gig

Photographs from the BBC Radio 2 Presents Elbow’s Homecoming Gig

BBC Radio 2 presented Elbow’s Homecoming Gig At Manchester Cathedral on Thursday 27 October 2011. Bury band Elbow performed tracks from their Mercury Prize nominated album, Build A Rocket Boys!, in the beautiful surroundings of the medieval Cathedral, for a homecoming gig exclusive to Radio 2’s weekly In Concert programme. Further to their appearance on the album, the Halle Youth Choir accompanied the band in performing songs from their award winning back catalogue in front of an audience of Radio 2 listeners.

Published: 07 November 2011

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Manchester Cathedral Christmas Market stall opens for business

The annual Manchester Christmas Market is back! From 17 November to 21 December, the city streets will be thronging with shoppers looking for customary Christmas fare.
As part of the Cathedral’s vision to reach out to the local community, we will be running a stall in Exchange Square. Come and find us in one of the log huts; there you’ll be able to browse through various goods such as cards, calendars, nativity sets etc - all while munching on a mince pie! You can also find out what’s going on at the Cathedral over the festive season, and why we believe Christmas is so important for everyone. Our team of hardy volunteers will be happy to welcome you – so see you there!

Published: 07 November 2011

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Cathedral Christmas Card

Cathedral Christmas Card

The Cathedral Christmas card is now available to order. The cards cost £6.50 for a pack of 10 or 75p per card. All proceeds from the sale of the card will support the establishment of a new organ at Manchester Cathedral.

If you would like to order copies of the Cathedral Christmas card, please download the order form, complete the form and return to Margaret Williamson, Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, M3 1SX

Published: 29 September 2011

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Redcrosse

Redcrosse

Here is a short film, by Liam Hardy, showing parts of the Cathedral’s special ‘Redcrosse: Celebration of St. George’ event on May 8th this year: some of the poems, plus the giants in all their glory. The full text of the event; which evoked such fury from some quarters, but also great enthusiasm from others, is available to download.

Published: 03 August 2011

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Christmas Market

For the third year, Manchester Cathedral will be taking part in the Christmas Markets with a wooden hut located in Exchange Square. Our stall will operate from Thursday 17 November to 21 December 2011 (35 days).

Published: 27 July 2011

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The ‘Giants’

The ‘Giants’

The Booth Centre, in collaboration with the Mustard Tree Centre, has commissioned a short video film about the making of the 15 foot high processional giants, based on the figures of St. George and the Dragon in Mark Cazalet’s reredos painting for the Cathedral’s Fraser Chapel.

Published: 05 July 2011

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Manchester Cathedral has appointed Nursery Fresh Wholesale....

Manchester Cathedral has appointed Nursery Fresh Wholesale
Flowers as sole supplier to Its 2012 Flower Festival.

Published: 28 June 2011

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Man United and Churches to parade thorough Manchester City on Whit Bank Holiday

On Monday 30th May two ‘passion’ parades will take place in the centre of Manchester.

Manchester United will parade down Deansgate, to celebrate their football victories, at 10am, and at 11.45am there will be an act of worship in Albert Square. After this thousands of people from Manchester and Salford churches will march the Annual Whit Walk to Manchester Cathedral with a special welcome from Bishops and Cathedral clergy.

Published: 24 May 2011

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Exhibition by Manchester Photographic Society

Exhibition by Manchester Photographic Society

This Exhibition of photographs will cover a wide variety of subjects: landscapes, candids, portraits, and church interiors, in colour and black & white, produced both digitally and in the darkroom.

Published: 17 May 2011

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