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Watch Cristina Rodrigues working on new altar frontals

Date online: 27 April 2017

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 ...

Annual Reports for 2016/2017 now available!

Date online: 26 April 2017

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 ...

Capture the Cathedral returns for its fifth year!

Date online: 12 April 2017

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 ...

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

Date online: 12 April 2017

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 ...

Manchester Cathedral to offer free shoe shine on Maundy Thursday

Date online: 10 April 2017

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

Manchester Cathedral celebrates WWF’s Earth Hour

Date online: 23 March 2017

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 ...

Holy Week and Easter

Date online: 14 March 2017

Holy Week and Easter

Come and worship with us at the Cathedral during this Lent and Easter to remember the reason for the season - the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Decorate a Duck this Lent

Date online: 13 March 2017

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 ...

Altar Frontals from Portugal

Date online: 10 March 2017

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

How Awesome Is This Place

Date online: 7 March 2017

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 ...

Welcome to Gary Hulme

Date online: 6 March 2017

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.

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

Date online: 2 March 2017

Photo of the artwork for the altar frontals designed by Cristina Rodrigues

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 ...

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

Date online: 15 February 2017

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 ...

Manchester Children's Choir

Date online: 14 February 2017

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.

Looking for ways to entertain the children during half term?

Date online: 14 February 2017

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, ...

Friendship Brings Communities Together

Date online: 7 February 2017

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 ...