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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 ...

Services in Holy Week and Easter

Date online: 9 March 2021

Services in Holy Week and Easter

Hoping that you will be able to celebrate Easter with us this year, either in person or online.Services may be subject to change due to the shifting nature of Covid19 restrictions. For up-to-date ...

Archbishops issue letter to the nation

Date online: 28 January 2021

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued a call to the nation to pause and reflect, and to remember the more than 100,000 people from across the UK who have died after contracting Covid-19, ...

Suspension of public worship

Date online: 14 January 2021

Given the continued severity of the transmission of the virus at present, further changes have been made to our public worship. Sadly, all public worship is now suspended with immediate effect.

A prayer for an end to the pandemic

Date online: 6 January 2021

Picture of single candle

Most Merciful God, we pray for our worldand for an end to the pandemic.  Bless all health care workers and our NHS, Give strength and skill to all who tend  the sick and dying; May all people know ...

Lockdown Statement from the Dean of Manchester

Date online: 5 January 2021

Given the severity of the transmission of the virus at present, we have made changes to our public worship pattern. All our services, except The Eucharist on Sundays at 10.30am, will now be held ...

Virtual Poetry Prizegiving 2020

Date online: 18 November 2020

Virtual Poetry Prizegiving 2020

We are pleased to announce that the Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition Prizegiving 2020 is now available to watch online. Thank you again to this year’s judge, Rachel Mann, who is a priest, ...