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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.

Afghan Whigs Concert

Date online: 24 May 2017

Due to this week’s events in the area surrounding Manchester Cathedral, the concert for The Afghan Whigs on Friday 26 May, will now be taking place at the O2 Ritz on Whitworth Street West.

A Statement from the Dean of Manchester

Date online: 23 May 2017

The Cathedral community is devastated by the terrorist bomb at Manchester Arena in which over twenty people have been killed and about sixty people have been injured. The concert attended by mostly ...

Monday 15 May 2017: Visitor Information

Date online: 15 May 2017

The Cathedral will close to the public at 1.15pm so that we can complete preparations for the Broughton House Centenary Service.Evening Prayer will be said at 4.30pm. Those attending Evening ...

Vacancy for Cathedral Architect

Date online: 8 May 2017

The Dean and Canons of Manchester Cathedral are seeking to appoint a new Cathedral Architect to support and guide the Chapter in its care for, and development of, the fabric of the Cathedral Church ...

Have you bought your tickets for the Quiz Night?

Date online: 2 May 2017

Cathedral Quiz Night

'Help us light up the Cathedral's future'Join us on Thursday 11 May 2017 at 7pm for our annual quiz night hosted by members of Manchester Cathedral, in aid of the Cathedral's Lighting ...

Capture the Cathedral is now open for entries!

Date online: 2 May 2017

The Capture the Cathedral competition has produced some absolutely stunning images of one of the oldest buildings in Manchester. It is open to absolutely everyone; whether or not you fancy yourself ...