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Decorate a Duck this Lent

Decorate a Duck this Lent

The 8th Annual Manchester Duck Race returns this year and is set to be the biggest and best duck race yet!

From Monday 20 March until Friday 7 April, visitors to Manchester Cathedral are invited to decorate a duck and make a £1 donation to Brainwave. All the ducks decorated will be entered into the race on Good Friday with the chance to win a host of great prizes just in time for Easter.

Published: 13 March 2017

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Altar Frontals from Portugal

Cristina Rodrigues a former resident of Manchester and Portuguese artist is preparing an art installation for Manchester Cathedral that will be inaugurated in the autumn of 2017

Published: 10 March 2017

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How Awesome Is This Place

Manchester Cathedral has been centre stage in its city’s history for nearly 600 years. In 1421 Henry V signed a royal charter granting permission for a collegiate church to be built.There are medieval quires and ancient archives, bees on the roof and kangaroos carved on thrones, choristers running to practice and artists drawing in aisles. Classical music concerts served with coffee and wines fairs set to jazz.

Published: 07 March 2017

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Welcome to Gary Hulme

Welcome to Gary Hulme

Gary is a self-employed consultant who has been contracted to advise and assist the Dean and Chapter on chorister recruitment.

Published: 06 March 2017

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Portuguese artist dedicates major artwork to the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

 Portuguese artist dedicates major artwork to the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Cristina Rodrigues a former resident of Manchester and Portuguese artist is 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: 02 March 2017

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St Ann’s Church is seeking to appoint a Church Manager

St Ann’s Church is seeking to appoint a committed and hard-working Church Manager, who will play a key role in managing the day to day operations of the church, and supporting the Clergy, the Parochial Church Council and members of the congregation to deliver the Church’s ambitious Mission Action Plan 2016-2020.

Published: 15 February 2017

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Manchester Children's Choir

There will be no Manchester Children's Choir rehearsal on Saturday 18 or 25 February. The next rehearsal will take place on Saturday 4 March 2017.

Published: 14 February 2017

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Looking for ways to entertain the children during half term?

Looking for ways to entertain the children during half term?

Join us for Terrific Tuesday “Time Travelling” on 21 February 2017 (10.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 3.30pm). Uncover some Cathedral stories written in stone, wood and glass: an Anglo Saxon angel, medieval beasts, dragons and a phoenix are brought to life through drama and craft activities.

Published: 14 February 2017

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Friendship Brings Communities Together

Friendship Brings Communities Together

On Monday 6 February 2017, the Challenging Hate Forum (CHF) hosted 'Friendship Brings Communities Together' to mark Hate Crime Awareness Week. This event was supported with a grant from Manchester City Council.

Published: 07 February 2017

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Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2017

Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2017

The Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition is now open!

First Prize £450 and Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year 2017

Second Prize: £250 Third Prize: £150

Winners and seven runners-up will be invited to read their poetry
at the Manchester Literature Festival event in October.

Published: 02 February 2017

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