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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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New Winter Programme is now available!

New Winter Programme is now available!

We have lots of new and exciting events coming up! Take a look at our new Winter programme for full details.

The Winter programme can be viewed online. Alternatively, you can download the Winter programme as a pdf.

Published: 28 October 2014

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Manchester Cathedral awarded £225,000 from the First World War centenary cathedral repairs fund

Manchester Cathedral welcomes today’s announcement by Culture Secretary Sajid Javid of a £225,000 grant being awarded for replacing worn out lead roofing to our South Quire Aisle, Jesus Chapel and Fraser Chapel.

The money comes from the government-sponsored First World War centenary cathedral repairs fund that has been set up to support vital repairs to some of England’s most important historic buildings.

Published: 27 October 2014

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Christmas at Manchester Cathedral

Christmas at Manchester Cathedral

There are a variety of services and concerts taking place during the month of December.

Visit our events page for full details.

Published: 21 October 2014

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Handel's Messiah - tickets now available

Handel's Messiah - tickets now available

Manchester Cathedral Choir will be joining with The Secret Orchestra to perform Handel’s Messiah in Manchester Cathedral on Saturday 13 December at 7pm, under the direction of Christopher Stokes. The magical combination of the Cathedral Choir and some of the county’s top orchestral players, performing in the atmospheric setting of the Cathedral, makes for a truly traditional Christmas treat.

Tickets are £15 and are available from Ticket Source or 0161 833 2220 ext 235

Published: 21 October 2014

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Education Officer Maternity Cover

Education Officer Maternity Cover

Salary: £18,696 (£31,160 FTE)
Contract: Part time (0.6 FTE), expected 12 months fixed term contract

Manchester Cathedral’s Education Department was established in 2002 and its work has become highly regarded, both locally and nationally. Due to maternity leave, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified teacher to join the Education department.

Published: 07 October 2014

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Prayers for Alan Henning

Alan Henning: Isis hostage described as 'a big man with a big heart'

Alan Henning, a local man from Salford was taken by gunmen after joining a group of Muslim friends on an aid convoy to Syria to deliver medical equipment.

It was reported on Friday 3 October that Alan had been killed by his captors

We pray for him and for his family and friends to the loving God who is close to the broken hearted.

Published: 02 October 2014

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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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