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Can you help?

Can you help?

Hundreds of school parties visit the Cathedral each year and so we are seeking volunteer Children’s Guides and Children’s Workshop Facilitators to assist with visits.

Published: 31 January 2018

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Repairs to the Cathedral Tower

Repairs to the Cathedral Tower

Our Cathedral tower has been shrouded in scaffolding since June 2017. We are pleased to report that the repair works are progressing well, and the upper reaches of the scaffolding will start to come down in mid-February.

Published: 23 January 2018

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Have you ever tried to look at the ceiling of Manchester Cathedral?

Have you ever tried to look at the ceiling of Manchester Cathedral?

If you have ever tried to look at the ceiling of Manchester Cathedral, you will know how difficult it can be to see the detail of the carvings and musical angels, not to mention the discomfort for your neck.

Published: 11 January 2018

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Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018 Event: Communities Are Creative Together

Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018 Event: Communities Are Creative Together

'Communities Are Creative Together' is the theme of this special public event organised by the Challenging Hate Forum (CHF) at Manchester Cathedral in support of Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018. The event will take place on Tuesday 6 February 2018 from 2pm to 4.30pm.

Published: 10 January 2018

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New socks for the box: Canon Wray’s Sock Appeal returns to Manchester Cathedral

The Canon Wray Sock Appeal is back for its third year.

Manchester Cathedral can find a good home for any pairs of new, warm socks that people would like to donate or buy to support the Booth Centre in looking after those who find themselves homeless at the turn of the New Year. Members of the public can donate socks right up until the official anniversary of this historic legacy on the 21 January.

Published: 22 December 2017

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The Dean speaks about the £88,900 Heritage Lottery Fund grant

Manchester Cathedral has received £88,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an exciting project, appraising a Transformational Heritage Project, in central Manchester. Made possible from money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on an exploration of how the Cathedral might adapt its buildings to interpret better its heritage and reach out to its community more fully.

Published: 06 December 2017

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Manchester Baroque presents Handel's Messiah

Manchester Baroque presents Handel's Messiah

Manchester Baroque presents Handel's Messiah
Saturday 9 December 2017, 7pm

As the Christmas season draws near once more, join us for a truly traditional Christmas treat as Manchester Baroque presents Handel’s Messiah on Saturday 9 December 2017, performed by Manchester Cathedral Choir.

Published: 04 December 2017

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Manchester Cathedral Radio returns for Christmas

Following the success of last year’s pop-up DAB radio station, Manchester Cathedral’s Christmas station returns again for 2017.

Manchester Cathedral Radio will broadcast a unique blend of Christmas songs and features from 12 noon on Sunday 3 December through until 12 noon on Sunday 7 January. Listeners will gain an insight into the various events taking place at Manchester Cathedral in the run up to Christmas, with live broadcasts, interviews with people behind the scenes and much more.

Published: 30 November 2017

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Manchester Cathedral receives £88,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund

Manchester Cathedral receives £88,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund

Manchester Cathedral has received £88,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an exciting project, appraising a Transformational Heritage Project, in central Manchester. Made possible from money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on an exploration of how the Cathedral might adapt its buildings to interpret better its heritage and reach out to its community more fully.

Published: 23 November 2017

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Cathedral Christmas Card 2017

The 2017 Manchester Cathedral Christmas card is available to purchase online or from St Denys' Bookshop.

The card features a photograph of the Icon of St Mary. This is one of five icons designed by Kamelia Konstantinova which were installed at Manchester Cathedral in November 2015. The photograph was taken by Derrick May, Cathedral Head Verger.

Published: 14 November 2017

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