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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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Clergy Shoe Shine

Clergy Shoe Shine

The Dean and clergy from Manchester Cathedral shined the shoes of shoppers in Manchester Arndale this morning. The event is a modern twist on the tradition of Christian clergy washing feet on Maundy Thursday.

Published: 21 April 2011

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Redcrosse: A Celebration of St. George

Redcrosse: A Celebration of St. George

Because St. George’s Day this year falls on Easter Saturday, our special ‘Redcrosse: Celebration of St. George’ is transferred to Sunday 8 May 2011. The service at 5.30pm will include new poetry by some distinguished writers, including the ex-poet laureate Andrew Motion, the Costa Prize winner Jo Shapcott and Professor Michael Symmons Roberts. There will also be a specially written classical / jazz setting by Tim Garland. And our new processional ‘giants’ will be blessed.

Published: 19 April 2011

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Choristers on BBC Radio Manchester

Choristers on BBC Radio Manchester

BBC Radio Manchester have been at Manchester Cathedral this week recording and interviewing the Choristers and music staff. They broadcast two short items about being a Chorister at Manchester Cathedral and encouraged people to come along to ‘Be a Chorister for a day’ on 9th April. Click on the link to listen to them.

Published: 08 April 2011

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Chaplain to be international psychotherapy president

Chaplain to be international psychotherapy president

Adrian Rhodes, Honorary Canon and Chaplain at Manchester Cathedral, has been confirmed as the next President of the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP), and will be taking up office at the end of June, for a two year period.

Published: 28 March 2011

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