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A Special Service celebrating the 600th Anniversary of the Collegiate Church.

Date online: 5 May 2022

A Special Service celebrating the 600th Anniversary of the Collegiate Church.

A Special Service celebrating the 600th Anniversary of the Collegiate Church in the presence of The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell, The Lord Archbishop of York.

Blue Talk Report - Manchester, 28th March 2022

Date online: 4 May 2022

Manchester Cathedral and the Consulate General of Portugal in Manchester organized a Blue Talk, on the 28th March 2022.

Let the Bells Ring Out for Ukraine

Date online: 3 March 2022

Let the Bells Ring Out for Ukraine

Manchester Cathedral will ring its prayer bell from 12noon on Thursday 3 March for seven minutes as an act of solidarity and prayer for Ukraine. We do this together with Cathedrals and churches ...

Independent safeguarding audit report now available

Date online: 2 March 2022

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) was appointed to conduct an independent safeguarding audit at Manchester Cathedral. The audit was part of a wider exercise that would review the ...

Clergy announcements

Date online: 19 December 2021

At today’s Sung Eucharist for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, the Dean of Manchester announced that Canon David Holgate would be retiring in May 2022 and that the Reverend Steven Hilton, Cathedral ...

Canon Wray's Sock Day Appeal

Date online: 6 December 2021

A blue sock collection box in front of a stained glass window

The Canon Wray Sock Appeal is back and you can drop off new pairs of socks right up until the official anniversary of this historic legacy on the 21 January. Manchester Cathedral can find a good home ...

Manchester Cathedral 600 Poetry Competition Winners

Date online: 30 November 2021

Manchester Cathedral is pleased to announce the ten winning poems in our 600th Anniversary poetry competition. Our warmest congratulations to the winning poets who each receive a prize of £100.

Independent safeguarding audit

Date online: 5 November 2021

Independent safeguarding audit

The Church of England has commissioned an independent audit of all Church of England cathedrals, reviewing their arrangements for keeping people safe from harm and abuse. In today’s modern world ...

Eucharist for Pride 2021

Date online: 26 July 2021

Eucharist for Pride 2021

Please join us for this special Open Table event - Eucharist for Pride.Speaker: The Right Revd Mark Davies- Bishop of Middleton All are loved and all are welcome. Sunday 29 August 2021 at 6.00 pm. ...

Her Majesty’s visit to Manchester Cathedral

Date online: 8 July 2021

Her Majesty’s visit to Manchester Cathedral

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II last visited Manchester Cathedral for the Maundy Service in 2007. She was accompanied by her husband Prince Philip. Today, Her Majesty visited Manchester Cathedral to ...

Join us: we're recruiting

Date online: 7 July 2021

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an Events Assistant with exemplary team working skills and the capacity to work flexibly and effectively using their own initiative to join our staff ...

Sharpen your pencils... our Poetry Competition is now open!

Date online: 6 July 2021

Sharpen your pencil, polish your pen, hit the keyboard, the Manchester Cathedral 600 Poetry Competition is here! This year celebrates six centuries since the founding of the Collegiate Church which ...

Re-gilding our Lancashire Madonna Statue

Date online: 5 July 2021

Re-gilding our Lancashire Madonna Statue

This gilded statue is set into the east wall, outside Manchester Cathedral. It shows the infant Christ in the arms of the Virgin Mary who is wearing a typical Lancashire mill worker's shawl as a ...

On the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Date online: 9 April 2021

On the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Manchester Cathedral shares its deepest condolences with the Royal Family today following the news of the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh. Our flag will be flown at half mast and we remain open for ...

A Message from The Dean of Manchester on the Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Date online: 9 April 2021

A short video message from the Very Revd Rogers Govender, Dean of Manchester, on the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

First Anniversary of the Pandemic Lockdown

Date online: 23 March 2021

On Tuesday 23 March 2021 we marked the first anniversary of the first pandemic lockdown. Welcome to our short video commemoration... "We meet in the presence of God, who knows our needs, hears our ...