Year: 2022

News from Year: 2022

Historic Quarter £1000 Art Commission

Artists can win a special £1, 000 commission as part of an arts festival returning to Carlisle in August. The second Historic Quarter Arts Festival wants amateur and professional artists to submit entries for… Read more »


Once again the Cathedral is pleased to host special Ordination services for those who are to be ordained Deacon or Priest later this month. We pray for them as they take this important step.… Read more »

Walk the Labyrinth

As part of our 900th anniversary at the Cathedral, we have worked alongside The Diocese of Carlisle Board of Education Team and artist Abby Kilfedder to create this wonderful and unique Labyrinth. Through the… Read more »

Cathedral receives music grant

The Cathedral Music Trust announced on Thursday 26th May 2022, that it has awarded a total of £400,000 in grants to support high-quality music provision at 22 choral foundations across the UK.   The… Read more »

Lay Canon & Member of Chapter Appointment

The Bishop of Carlisle has appointed MRS ALISON CLARRICOATS as a Member of the Cathedral Chapter and Lay Canon Alison was Installed at a service in the Cathedral on Sunday May 15th 2022 at… Read more »

Fergus Butler-Gallie is Carlisle bound on 24 June

As part of this year’s 900th anniversary celebrations we are thrilled that writer, priest, funnyman and self-confessed fool, Fergus Butler-Gallie, will be joining us on Friday 24 June. Butler-Gallie will take us on a… Read more »

Half Term- Family Activities

Half Term-Stained Glass Celebrations Tuesday 31st May 2022, 10:00-11:00 & 13:00-14:00 £2.50 Inspired by our stunning stained glass windows and the celebration of the Jubilee create your own celebratory Stained Glass window from colourful… Read more »

New Cathedral Constitution and Statutes

Consultation Process Please note that on 27 April 2022 the Chapter of Carlisle Cathedral applied to the Church Commissioners and Charity Commission for the approval of an update to Carlisle Cathedral Constitution and Statutes… Read more »

Special Workshop for Schools- Labyrinths and Pilgrimages

To celebrate our  900th year we are running a special workshop, Labyrinths and Pilgrimages. This 1 hour 30 minute workshop will allow pupils to explore the themes of pilgrimage throughout the Christian faith and… Read more »

Archbishop of York to lead Trinity Sunday service

On Trinity Sunday, 12 June, we are delighted that the Archbishop of York, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Stephen Cottrell, will be our preacher. Stephen Cottrell is the 98th Archbishop of York. He… Read more »