News

The new Bishop of Manchester

Date online: 10 June 2013

Bishop of Manchester

From the Dean...On behalf of the Cathedral Chapter I am most pleased to welcome Bishop David Walker as the new Bishop of Manchester. Bishop David grew up and was educated in Manchester and we ...

Voices from the past

Date online: 24 May 2013

Voices from the past

Summer Saturdays:August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, September 7 Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances the performances on 20 and 27 July 2013 have been cancelled. We apologise for any ...

Statement regarding former Dean Waddington

Date online: 14 May 2013

We have the deepest sympathy for all who have suffered abuse. We are shocked and saddened by the nature of the allegations relating to events in the early 1980s.Manchester Cathedral will work ...

Finding God in the Detail

Date online: 14 May 2013

Finding God in the Detail © Ian Howarth Photography

Andy Leigh, Artist in Residence at Manchester Airport has been working with children from five Wythenshawe schools. The children visited the Cathedral and made their own artistic response. The ...

Mementos from the old Cathedral floor

Date online: 14 May 2013

A Community Interest Company, Total Reuse, has been commissioned by the Cathedral to produce a series of mementos of the Cathedral floor. Total Reuse have designed the new page on their website and ...

Advisor of the Year

Date online: 14 May 2013

Advisor of the Year

The Volunteer Programme Manager, Lauren Bailey-Rhodes, won the award for Advisor of the Year at the ERSA Employability Awards 2013 which took place on 13 May 2013.Congratulations Lauren!

The Manchester & Salford Annual Procession of Witness

Date online: 8 April 2013

The Manchester & Salford Annual Procession of Witness will take place on a different day and time from the past 40 or so years. Following last year’s event a very frank and thorough discussion was ...

Be a part of it and Sponsor a Tile

Date online: 28 March 2013

Be a part of it and Sponsor a Tile

There has been a place of worship on the site of Manchester Cathedral since 632, as a witness to the redemptive and inclusive love of Jesus Christ. The Cathedral building has seen many changes in its ...

The Dean of Manchester embarks on Easter ‘sole’ searching with shoe shining initiative at Manchester Arndale

Date online: 28 March 2013

The Dean shines the shoes of David Allinson, Centre Director of Manchester Arndale

The Cathedral clergy were joined by David Allinson, Centre Director of Manchester Arndale, for a unique initiative to shine the shoes of the public on Maundy Thursday. Although the initiative will ...

Education Department

Date online: 19 March 2013

Education Department

The Education Department had a busy spring term, delivering 50 educational events for schools and colleges. We always enjoy seeing follow-up work that has been inspired by a Cathedral visit – ...

Local Legends and Sacred Spaces –Cathedral on Tour 2013

Date online: 15 March 2013

Local Legends and Sacred Spaces –Cathedral on Tour 2013

From April to November 2013, Manchester Cathedral will be in the care of building contractors whilst we undertake important renovation work. The Education Department are delighted to announce that ...

Manchester Cathedral invest in green heating scheme

Date online: 5 March 2013

Manchester Cathedral will be in the hands of contractors from 3 April until the end of November to install a new green heating scheme. The new ground source heat pumps will use natural energy stored ...

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 ...