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Capture the Cathedral Results

Capture the Cathedral Results

The Capture the Cathedral competition was a great success with over 200 photos submitted - thank you to everyone who entered. The standard of entries this year was very high and we would like to congratulate our winners!

A selection of entries will be exhibited in the Cathedral from Saturday 10 May to Thursday 5 June and members of the public will be invited to vote for their favourite photo and choose 'The People's Choice'.

The launch of the Capture the Cathedral exhibition will take place on Friday 9 May at 7pm. For catering purposes, if you would like to attend the launch contact Jo Hooper know.

Capture the Cathedral Winners 2014

Architecture and Stained Glass
Mark Barnes

Something Different and the Overall Winner
Kevin Gilbo

Published: 07 April 2014

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Manchester Cathedral - Henry V and The Fun Lovin’ Criminals-A Backstage Tour - Tickets now on sale!

Manchester Cathedral - Henry V and The Fun Lovin’ Criminals-A Backstage Tour - Tickets now on sale!

What’s the link between Henry V, a Belgian Prima Donna, industrial- scale weddings and 007?

Where in the city does Modern Manchester meet its medieval past?

How does the Dean, Chapter and the team behind the scenes ensure that this sacred place continues to play its role at the heart of the city for another 600 years?

Jonathan Schofield leads this brand new tour and introduces the characters- dead and alive- that bring this magnificent history to life.

Not to be missed.

The tour will take place on Monday 24 March 2014 from 6pm to 7.30pm. To purchase tickets please contact the Cathedral office in person or by telephone 0161 833 2220, Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.

Published: 17 March 2014

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Sydney Nicholson Organ Scholarship

Sydney Nicholson Organ Scholarship

The Dean and Chapter are now inviting applications for the 2014-2015 Sydney Nicholson Organ Scholarship. The scholarship attracts an honorarium and also includes accomodation.

Closing date for applications is 18 April 2014.

Click read more for a link to the application documents.

Published: 11 March 2014

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The Booth Centre is moving!

The Booth Centre is moving!

On Monday 31 March 2014 the Booth Centre will no longer be based at Manchester Cathedral.

The new location will be:

Booth Centre, Edward Holt House, Pimblett Street, Manchester, M3 1FU.

Click read more to download the map and information.

Published: 11 March 2014

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Sponsor a Tile

The ‘Sponsor-a-Tile’ campaign is now ended. Thank you for your generous donations to the Development Project during the renovation of our under-floor heating system in 2013. The tile sponsorships and dedications have been recorded for our archives and can be downloaded here: http://www.manchestercathedral.org/underfloor-heating/sponsor-a-tile.

The floorplan indicates areas where tiles were sponsored.

Published: 10 March 2014

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Manchester Cathedral becomes an accredited Living Wage Employer

Manchester Cathedral becomes an accredited Living Wage Employer

Manchester Cathedral has become one of the first Church of England cathedrals to become an accredited Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually, based on the cost of living in the UK. The Living Wage campaign has been running for ten years and has lifted over 45,000 people out of poverty. An independent study of the business benefits of implementing a Living Wage policy in London found that more than 80% of employers believe that the Living Wage had enhanced the quality of the work of their staff, while absenteeism had fallen by approximately 25%. 66% of employers reported a significant impact on recruitment and retention within their organisation. 70% of employers felt that the Living Wage had increased awareness of their organisation’s commitment to being an ethical employer. Rogers Govender, Dean of Manchester, said “Manchester Cathedral is delighted to become an accredited Living Wage Employer. Paying the Living Wage is mor

Published: 27 January 2014

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Lighting Project: Cathedral community consultation – January 2014

The Cathedral’s existing internal lighting system is in need of renewal and significant improvement.

As part of the wider development plan for the Cathedral, the Dean established a Lighting Project Group to determine new internal lighting requirements and to produce a draft lighting brief setting out these design requirements.

Click read more for further details and a link to the survey.

Published: 27 January 2014

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Food Tasting Event - Hosted by the Challenging Hate Forum

Food Tasting Event - Hosted by the Challenging Hate Forum

On Tuesday 21 January at 2pm, the Challenging Hate Forum, which meets monthly at Manchester Cathedral, is hosting a special public event to help raise awareness of hate crime as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week (20-26 January 2014).

Hate crime is defined as any crime targeted at a person because of hostility or prejudice towards that person’s: disability, religion or belief, race, sexual orientation, subculture, trans and gender reassignment.

Published: 15 January 2014

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Cathedral Rededication

Cathedral Rededication

On Sunday 8 December we celebrated the re-opening and rededication of the Cathedral. The rededication took place at the Sung Eucharist. This was preceded by a BBC Radio Manchester broadcast from Cathedral on the Street early in the morning, and followed by a festal evensong at 5.30 pm which ended with a display of fireworks!

Published: 16 December 2013

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Prayer Vigil, Saturday 7 December 2013

Prayer Vigil, Saturday 7 December 2013

There will be a twelve hour prayer vigil ahead of the rededication of the Cathedral.

If you wish to participate, please sign up for a thirty minute slot using the form on the table in the Cathedral on the Street.

Published: 19 November 2013

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