Year: 2023

News from Year: 2023

The Installation and Institution of the New Dean of Carlisle

On Saturday 30 September, the Installation and Institution of the New Dean of Carlisle took place at Carlisle Cathedral. The Very Reverend Jonathan Brewster became the 42nd Dean of Carlisle at this special service,… Read more »

New Organ Scholar at Carlisle Cathedral

We would like to extend a warm welcome to David T. Shingler, who has joined Carlisle Cathedral as our new Organ Scholar.   David started to learn how to play the organ in the… Read more »

Historic Clock is Restored

Smith of Derby have completed the restoration of the Carlisle Cathedral’s historic clock. Two major aspects of restoration work took place between January and July 2023: Maintenance of the clock’s internal mechanisms replacing the… Read more »

New Dean of Carlisle Cathedral

A South Lakeland vicar has today been announced as the 42nd Dean of Carlisle Cathedral. The Rev Canon Jonathan Brewster – currently Cartmel Peninsula Mission Community Leader and Interim Team Vicar in the parishes… Read more »

Cathedral Music Trust Grant Awarded

Carlisle Cathedral has been awarded a grant of £29,500 from the Cathedral Music Trust. This funding will support the musical life of the Cathedral and ensure that music continues to be an integral part of… Read more »

Annual School Leavers’ Services

Carlisle Cathedral are hosting the Annual School Leavers’ Services this week to celebrate and commemorate the passage from primary to secondary school for over 1,000 Year Six Cumbrian pupils. Teachers and students from 57… Read more »

The Cathedral Choir – Auditions

Auditions for both boys and girls (currently in Year 3) will be held on: Saturday 10th June: Girl chorister auditions (closing date for applications Thursday 1st June) Saturday 17th June: Boy chorister auditions (closing date for applications Thursday 8th June) Successful… Read more »

Bell Tower Tours

Take a tour of the Cathedral as you have never seen it before and find out more about our ring of bells at this special Bell Tower Open Day on 27 May. You will… Read more »

Coronation of King Charles III – Celebrations at Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle Cathedral will be celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III with services and activities throughout May. The celebrations begin with a special exhibition showcasing treasures from Carlisle Cathedral’s library and archive, which will… Read more »

Carlisle Cathedral Fratry Project highly commended at Civic Trust Awards

The Fratry, at Carlisle Cathedral, was highly commended at the Civic Trust Awards 2023. The annual award ceremony now in its 64th year was established to celebrate outstanding architecture, planning and design. The winners… Read more »