latest news

For latest news on Church services, visiting choirs and musical groups, events, what our volunteers have been up to and all developments in the Cathedral and Precinct, please read on.

Little Stars takes a break

Due to events taking place in the Cathedral during June and July, Little Stars, our toddler group, will take a short break. It will return during the school Summer Holidays and we can’t wait… Read more »

Chorister Auditions 2024

Does your child love to sing? Is your child currently in Year 3? If so, the Cathedral Choir Auditions are coming up! No previous musical training is required; all that is looked for is… Read more »

New Organ Work for Carlisle Cathedral

Noted composer, Phillip Cooke, has written a new organ work for Carlisle Cathedral. It is based on the plainsong melody known as ‘O lux beata Trinitas’ – which is appropriate as Carlisle Cathedral is… Read more »

Rest Under The Stars goes back on tour

Rest Under The Stars, a collaborative project between Carlisle Cathedral and Prism Arts, is going on tour to West Cumbria. The installation transformed Carlisle Cathedral last summer into a peaceful spot for stargazing –… Read more »

Summer 2024 What’s On Guide out now

The Summer What’s On Guide is out now – full of information about our summer plans, including exhibitions, events, family activities and more, as well as a message from the Dean of Carlisle, The… Read more »

Organ Duet

During the weekend of 20/21 April there will be second organ situated inside the Cathedral, due to the Cumbria Singers Concert on 20 April. On Sunday 21 April, at the 10.30am Eucharist Service, Edward… Read more »

Carlisle Cathedral has gained RE Hubs Accredited Status.

The RE Hubs project is dedicated to supporting Religious Education teachers and practitioners in the UK. Their mission is to connect those who can provide resources with those who need them. Carlisle Cathedral is… Read more »

Live Music at Carlisle Cathedral

Music plays an integral part in the life of the Cathedral, and we have a varied programme of live music events taking place throughout the year, from choral and classical, to jazz, folk, rock… Read more »

Holy Week at Carlisle Cathedral

Discover the message of Easter with us this Holy Week – one of the Cathedral’s busiest times of the year. During Holy Week there will be moments of quietness, drama, music, emotion, prayer and… Read more »

Visit from the Jeel Scholarship Fund

Thank you very much to Clare Slator from the Jeel Scholarship Fund, and her friend Dorothy, (and dogs Kit and Scout too!) who visited us recently as part of their exploration of all 42… Read more »