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Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2019 is now open

Date online: 11 March 2019

Anthony Wilson, our poetry judge for 2019

Our annual Poetry Competition is now open for entry.First Prize (£500 – Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year, 2019) Second Prize (£250) Third Prize (£150)

Contactless donations now accepted

Date online: 11 March 2019

Contactless donations now accepted

We’re excited to have received our first contactless giving terminal!

Easter Vestry Meeting and Annual General Meeting

Date online: 1 March 2019

The minutes of the 2018 Easter Vestry Meeting and Annual General Meeting are now available to download.

Lenten Art Exhibitions: Remember, Loved and Lost and Forsaken

Date online: 1 March 2019

During Lent we will be exhibiting three artworks in different parts of the Cathedral. On the North Wall of the Nave, below the Regiment Chapel, photographer Simon Bray will be exhibiting part of his ...

Thursday 28 February: Visitor Information

Date online: 27 February 2019

Due to preparations for Dianne Oxberry's Memorial Service, entry to Manchester Cathedral will be via the east door & access for visitors will be limited. The Cathedral will close to the public at ...

Memorial Service for Dianne Oxberry

Date online: 8 February 2019

Memorial Service for Dianne Oxberry

A service will be held at Manchester Cathedral to remember BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry.

Pilgrimage 2019 led by the Deans' of Manchester and Lichfield

Date online: 8 February 2019

Pilgrimage 2019 led by the Deans' of Manchester and Lichfield

Join the Deans' of Manchester and Lichfield on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The pilgrimage will take place from Thursday 14 November to Thursday 21 November 2019.

Canon Wray Sock Appeal

Date online: 24 January 2019

Canon Wray Sock Appeal

In December 2018, we launched the Canon Wray Sock Appeal in aid of the Booth Centre.

Introducing BSL interpreted services

Date online: 17 January 2019

Manchester Cathedral is a place of welcome for all and is committed to being an inclusive cathedral. We are very aware that people who use British Sign Language (BSL) as a first or preferred language ...

Thursday 17 January 2019 - Visitor information

Date online: 17 January 2019

Due to an unexpected electrical issue we need to close the Cathedral early. Evensong will not take place. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

New Cathedral Curate to join the team

Date online: 14 January 2019

Steven Hilton - New Cathedral Curate

We are delighted to announce that Steven Hilton will be joining the Cathedral Clergy Team as Stipendiary Curate at the end of June when he’s ordained Deacon. Steven is currently training at ...

Calling all singers!

Date online: 8 January 2019

Calling all singers? The Voluntary Choir is recruiting

Manchester Cathedral Voluntary Choir is recruiting new members. The choir usually meets at least twice each week to rehearse and sing for services and concerts within the Cathedral timetable.

‘Bringing Communities Together with Hobbies’

Date online: 3 January 2019

‘Bringing Communities Together with Hobbies’

Hate crime is defined as any crime targeted at a person because of hostility or prejudice towards that person’s: disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender ...

Greater Manchester peacemakers raise almost £800 for Christian Aid

Date online: 18 December 2018

On Saturday 15 December, over 900 people took a break from Christmas shopping to attend Manchester Cathedral’s annual Christmas Carol sing-along. The sing-along was free to attend but shoppers ...

Canon Wray's Sock Day Appeal

Date online: 17 December 2018

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 ...

Christmas at Manchester Cathedral

Date online: 11 December 2018

Christmas Services

There are a number of Christmas services and events taking place this year. Please join us.