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Music for Cities video

Date online: 18 February 2013

The following clip was filmed during the Music for Cities concert held at the Cathedral on Thursday 15 November 2012.

Simply Lent Lunches Volunteer café Needs You!

Date online: 5 February 2013

Simply Lent Lunches Volunteer café Needs You!

The ‘Simply Lent Lunches’ Volunteer Café is a new venture for Manchester Cathedral and St. Denys Bookshop, designed to get people together throughout Lent over a simple meal and a good cup of ...

Capture the Cathedral 2012 – the People’s Choice Vote!

Date online: 29 November 2012

Capture the Cathedral 2012 – the People’s Choice Vote!

For three weeks in November the Capture the Cathedral exhibition stood in the Jesus Chapel, presenting the four winning photographs alongside 21 other, specially selected entries. Visitors to the ...

Award for ‘Dig the City’

Date online: 16 November 2012

Julie Hyslop and Mark Knight, of Groundwork, who were responsible for the Victoria Street element of ‘Dig the City’, at the RHS Awards

Award for ‘Dig the City’The Royal Horticultural Society ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ awards took place this Autumn. The ‘Dig the City’ flower festival, which took place earlier in the ...

Education Volunteers Wanted!

Date online: 29 October 2012

The Education Department is looking for recently retired teachers to assist with school visits. Hundreds of school parties visit the Cathedral each year and we urgently need to recruit volunteer ...

Results of the Capture the Cathedral competition

Date online: 9 October 2012

This summer the Cathedral launched its first ever photography competition. It was free to enter, with the best photographers winning the chance to see their work in print, here and the Manchester ...

Results of the Religious Poetry Competition 2012

Date online: 8 October 2012

We are delighted to announce that the Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year 2012, and winner of first prize in the competition, is Sheila Wild with her poem, ‘Barabbas’. Congratulations!Many ...

DTC 2012

Date online: 4 October 2012

Here are a couple of short clips for this year's Dig the City...

Volunteers Required

Date online: 30 August 2012

The Dean and Chapter are keen to set up a fundraising group that focuses on accessing funds from Charitable Trusts. This is potentially to assist with a range of different things: the Cathedral ...

Bees in the Belfry!

Date online: 14 August 2012

Bees in the Belfry!

Manchester Cathedral is rightly known as one of the most alive and buzzing places in the city. But from now on this spiritual heart of the city will buzz to a different tune, as we get our first ...

The Manchester Sleepout

Date online: 14 August 2012

The Manchester Sleepout

Members of the Cathedral staff braved the bitter cold and wet on Friday evening and slept outside the Cathedral to raise money for the Booth Centre.The present total is £2,000 and there is still ...

Replay: second hand sheet-music needed

Date online: 20 June 2012

Replay: second hand sheet-music needed

Manchester Cathedral Chorister Parents' Association is planning to launch ‘Replay’, a second hand sheet music store, to raise much-needed funds for choir activities.If you have any sheet ...

Diamond Jubilee Beacon on top of Manchester Cathedral

Date online: 31 May 2012

Diamond Jubilee Beacon on top of Manchester Cathedral

A network of over 4000 Beacons will be lit by communities and others throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, along with the Commonwealth and UK Overseas Territories on ...

Choristers at Manchester Cathedral

Date online: 22 May 2012

Choristers at Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral Choir comprises up to 20 boys and girls (the choristers) aged 8-13 years, and nine men(the Lay Clerks) who are among the north west’s leading professional singers. The Choir is ...

Cathedral Choristers in Diamond Choir

Date online: 18 May 2012

Congratulations to two of our Choristers, Olivia Gandee and George Herbert, who have been selected to sing as part of the Diamond Choir in front of the Queen in a special Jubilee service at St ...

JCP Volunteer Programme

Date online: 30 April 2012

The Dean, Mr David Allinson, and some of the JCP Volunteer

The Volunteer and Employability Programme was launched on Thursday 26 April in the Nave of Manchester Cathedral.This is the first programme of its kind in the UK to run from a Cathedral – where ...