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Introducing our new Cathedral Architect

Date online: 5 October 2017

Introducing our new Cathedral Architect

We would like to introduce our new Cathedral Architect, Ulrike Knox.Here are some words from Ulrike: “I am honoured to take over the role of Cathedral Architect from John Prichard who is ...

Visitor Information – Saturday 30 September 2017

Date online: 29 September 2017

On Saturday 30 September, access to Manchester Cathedral will be limited due to an event.Entry to the Cathedral will be via the east door which is located opposite the Corn Exchange. All ...

Winners of Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2017 announced

Date online: 28 September 2017

We are pleased to announce the winners and runners-in this year's poetry competition.

Listen to Manchester Cathedral Radio

Date online: 22 September 2017

Missed a show on Manchester Cathedral Radio? Don't worry; all of the previous episodes have been uploaded to Mixcloud.

The Dedication and Blessing of the Stoller Organ with Inaugural Recital given by Thomas Trotter

Date online: 18 September 2017

The Dedication and Blessing of the Stoller Organ with Inaugural Recital given by Thomas Trotter

During 2016 Manchester Cathedral had a new organ built, generously sponsored by the Stoller Charitable Trust. The total cost was approximately £2.6m. The Stoller Organ will be at the centre of ...

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

Date online: 12 September 2017

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

A new contemporary art collection titled ‘The Kingdom of Heaven’ by the artist Cristina Rodrigues will reside at the Manchester Cathedral. The official dedication ceremony will take place at a ...

The winner of Capture the Cathedral: The People’s Choice 2017 is…..

Date online: 11 September 2017

The winner of Capture the Cathedral: The People’s Choice 2017 is…..

The annual Capture the Cathedral photography competition returned this year for its fifth year with almost 300 photographs of our beautiful historic building submitted.In August, we announced ...

Introducing our new Office Apprentice

Date online: 16 August 2017

Introducing our new Office Apprentice

We are pleased to introduce our new Office Apprentice, Miss Katie Burke, who joined the team on Monday 14 August 2017.

Why is the tower is covered in scaffolding?

Date online: 14 August 2017

Why is Manchester Cathedral tower is covered in scaffolding?

The tower at the west end of Manchester Cathedral is currently in a poor state of condition and in urgent need of repair.

Capture the Cathedral Winners 2017

Date online: 7 August 2017

Holy Smoke by Belinda Hastie

For the past five years, Manchester Cathedral has organised a photography competition, Capture the Cathedral. Every year the standard gets better and better as entrants seek to impress the judges ...

Dedication and Blessing of the new Stoller Organ

Date online: 7 August 2017

Dedication and Blessing of the new Stoller Organ

The Dedication and Blessing of the new Stoller Organ, with a recital by world-renowned concert organist, Thomas Trotter will take place on Thursday 14 September.

Manchester Cathedral and Hanging Ditch

Date online: 31 July 2017

We have set aside a couple of cosy armchairs and a selection of books in the Cathedral Visitor Centre for anyone seeking a bit of peace and quiet away from the madding crowds of the city centre. ...

Be Surprised by Manchester Cathedral

Date online: 27 July 2017

Be Surprised by Manchester Cathedral

Our new Summer/Autumn Events Brochure is out now featuring BookBenches, Choirs, Lamb, Vintage Fair, The Heritage Detective Agency, Terrific Tuesdays and much more!

Funeral of Saffie Rose Roussos

Date online: 24 July 2017

The funeral of Saffie Rose Roussos will take place at Manchester Cathedral at 1.45pm.Saffie’s family have invited the public of Manchester to gather at and around the cathedral on the day and ...

Read Mcr BookBenches

Date online: 6 July 2017

Read Mcr BookBenches

Manchester Cathedral is committed to promoting reading in Manchester and we are delighted to be part of the Read Manchester BookBench Project.Book-shaped benches have been decorated by schools ...

Can we blossom! Yes we can.

Date online: 22 June 2017

On the afternoon of Saturday 27 May, fourteen church flower arrangers from across the Diocese met at Manchester Cathedral for our first joint meeting. We began with tea and homemade cake; made new ...