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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 ...

Broken Shells: A Medieval Sea Story

Date online: 20 June 2017

Broken Shells: A Medieval Sea Story

Friday 30 June: 5.30pm to 6.30pm, Manchester CathedralStoryteller and academic Daisy Black brings to life Chaucer’s Man of Law’s Tale – a tale of love, fear, violence and the queer, cold ...

A New Suite of Liturgical Furniture

Date online: 19 June 2017

A New Suite of Liturgical Furniture

Easter Sunday witnessed the consecration of the new suite of liturgical furniture to support the installation of the Stoller Organ by The Right Reverend Mark Ashcroft, Bishop of Bolton. The ...

The Duke of Cambridge visits Manchester Cathedral

Date online: 2 June 2017

The Duke of Cambridge visits Manchester Cathedral

On Friday 2 June 2017, The Duke of Cambridge visited Manchester to meet some of those who were affected by the attack at Manchester Arena. The Duke visited Greater Manchester Police Headquarters, ...

Friday 2 June 2017 - Visitor Information

Date online: 2 June 2017

Morning Prayer (9.00am) will take place in the Fraser Chapel.The Cathedral will close to the public at 9.30am and reopen with limited access at 12.30pm. Holy Communion (1.10pm) and Evening ...

Thursday 25 May: Update from Manchester Cathedral

Date online: 25 May 2017

Manchester Cathedral has now reopened to the public. We would like to thank everyone for their patience and support over the last few days.