News

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 ...

Watch Cristina Rodrigues working on new altar frontals

Date online: 27 April 2017

Here is a short video of Portuguese artist, Cristina Rodrigues preparing an art installation for Manchester Cathedral that will be inaugurated in the autumn of 2017.Cristina’s project involves ...

Annual Reports for 2016/2017 now available!

Date online: 26 April 2017

Annual Reports for 2016/2017 now available!

The Annual Reports for 2016/2017 are now available for download in readiness for the AGM & Easter Vestry meeting on Sunday 7 May 2017. To download and read the reports, click here.Hard copies ...

Capture the Cathedral returns for its fifth year!

Date online: 12 April 2017

Capture the Cathedral returns for its fifth year!

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 ...

The Stoller Organ to be played for the first time on Easter Day

Date online: 12 April 2017

The Stoller Organ to be played for the first time on Easter Day

There has been an organ in Manchester Cathedral since at least the 1680s with different instruments being rebuilt, modified and replaced over time. The old organ was badly damaged when a bomb ...

Manchester Cathedral to offer free shoe shine on Maundy Thursday

Date online: 10 April 2017

For the sixth year running, Manchester Cathedral clergy will continue the tradition of shining the shoes of the shoppers in Manchester Arndale.

Manchester Cathedral celebrates WWF’s Earth Hour

Date online: 23 March 2017

On Saturday 25 March 2017, at 8.30pm Manchester Cathedral will join the world’s largest climate change demonstration, WWF’s Earth Hour. Millions across the globe will switch off their lights for ...

Holy Week and Easter

Date online: 14 March 2017

Holy Week and Easter

Come and worship with us at the Cathedral during this Lent and Easter to remember the reason for the season - the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Decorate a Duck this Lent

Date online: 13 March 2017

Decorate a Duck this Lent

The 8th Annual Manchester Duck Race returns this year and is set to be the biggest and best duck race yet!From Monday 20 March until Friday 7 April, visitors to Manchester Cathedral are invited ...

Altar Frontals from Portugal

Date online: 10 March 2017

Altar Frontals from Portugal

Cristina Rodrigues a former resident of Manchester and Portuguese artist is preparing an art installation for Manchester Cathedral that will be inaugurated in the autumn of 2017

How Awesome Is This Place

Date online: 7 March 2017

Manchester Cathedral has been centre stage in its city’s history for nearly 600 years. In 1421 Henry V signed a royal charter granting permission for a collegiate church to be built.There are ...