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Monday 15 May 2017: Visitor Information

The Cathedral will close to the public at 1.15pm so that we can complete preparations for the Broughton House Centenary Service.

Evening Prayer will be said at 4.30pm. Those attending Evening Prayer should enter via the Cathedral Office (follow path to the right).

Published: 15 May 2017

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Vacancy for Cathedral Architect

The Dean and Canons of Manchester Cathedral are seeking to appoint a new Cathedral Architect to support and guide the Chapter in its care for, and development of, the fabric of the Cathedral Church over the next five years.

Published: 08 May 2017

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Have you bought your tickets for the Quiz Night?

Have you bought your tickets for the Quiz Night?

'Help us light up the Cathedral's future'

Join us on Thursday 11 May 2017 at 7pm for our annual quiz night hosted by members of Manchester Cathedral, in aid of the Cathedral's Lighting Fund.

There will be a raffle and a cash bar on the night.

Tickets £8.50 available from the Cathedral Office 0161 833 2220 (Card or Cash) or Anthony O'Connor 07713 388 474 (Cash).

Published: 02 May 2017

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Capture the Cathedral is now open for entries!

The Capture the Cathedral competition has produced some absolutely stunning images of one of the oldest buildings in Manchester. It is open to absolutely everyone; whether or not you fancy yourself as the next David Bailey, are studying photography at school or college or just happen to be visiting.

Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to 'Capture the Cathedral' in different and imaginative ways.

Published: 02 May 2017

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Watch Cristina Rodrigues working on new altar frontals

Here is a short video of Portuguese artist, Cristina Rodrigues preparing an art installation for Manchester Cathedral that will be inaugurated in the autumn of 2017.

Cristina’s project involves creating seven textile works for four of Manchester Cathedral’s altars and it is the product of a partnership with the Municipality of Castelo Branco, a town in the interior central area of Portugal, home to the sumptuous and noblest of Portuguese embroideries, known as the Castelo Branco Embroidery.

Published: 27 April 2017

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Annual Reports for 2016/2017 now available!

The Annual Reports for 2016/2017 are now available for download in readiness for the AGM & Easter Vestry meeting on Sunday 7 May 2017. To download and read the reports, click here.

Hard copies will be available at back of Church from Sunday 29 April and then from the Administration Office, Tuesday to Friday, between 8.30am and 4.30pm.

Published: 26 April 2017

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Capture the Cathedral returns for its fifth year!

Capture the Cathedral returns for its fifth year!

The Capture the Cathedral competition has produced some absolutely stunning images of one of the oldest buildings in Manchester. It is open to absolutely everyone; whether or not you fancy yourself as the next David Bailey, are studying photography at school or college or just happen to be visiting.

Published: 12 April 2017

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The Stoller Organ to be played for the first time on Easter Day

The Stoller Organ to be played for the first time on Easter Day

There has been an organ in Manchester Cathedral since at least the 1680s with different instruments being rebuilt, modified and replaced over time. The old organ was badly damaged when a bomb exploded on the north east side of the Cathedral in 1940, and stop-gap measures were taken to repair the instrument, re-using old pipework. This organ lasted 75 years.

Published: 12 April 2017

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Manchester Cathedral to offer free shoe shine on Maundy Thursday

For the sixth year running, Manchester Cathedral clergy will continue the tradition of shining the shoes of the shoppers in Manchester Arndale.

Published: 10 April 2017

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Manchester Cathedral celebrates WWF’s Earth Hour

On Saturday 25 March 2017, at 8.30pm Manchester Cathedral will join the world’s largest climate change demonstration, WWF’s Earth Hour. Millions across the globe will switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about the future of our brilliant planet and call for action on climate change.

Published: 23 March 2017

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