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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.

Lent and Easter 2020

February 18th, 2020

The Cathedral’s services for Lent and Easter are now confirmed.  This year includes a special series of short addresses by city centre preachers, and The Bishop of Penrith joins us for her Holy Week… Read more »

Maggie Hall 17-29 February

February 16th, 2020

This February, artist Maggie Hall will be showing new video and photographic work in the Cathedral’s south aisle. Entry is free. Maggie says, “Much of my work intends to capture a sense of creative… Read more »

SPACE: God, The Universe and Everything

February 10th, 2020

A unique journey through space and time at Carlisle Cathedral this February. Designed by Luxmuralis, SPACE is a dazzling show of light and sound which will transform the Cathedral for three nights only. Don’t… Read more »

The Fratry Project

February 10th, 2020

A new chapter in our 900-year history is taking shape as we work to bring the Fratry building back to life – the most significant development at Carlisle Cathedral in living memory. This vital… Read more »

Westley Award for a Carlisle Cathedral bell-ringer

December 5th, 2019

  Some members of the bell tower team of Carlisle Cathedral are volunteers who work together throughout the diocese on the installation, renovation and hanging of church bells. The work is carried out under… Read more »

Prior’s Tower

December 4th, 2019

The sixteenth-century Prior’s Tower is next to the Deanery in the Cathedral Close.  Its name refers to the fact that the tower was the residence of the Prior of the Augustinian Cathedral Priory.  The… Read more »

Bell restoration at St Cuthbert’s, Over Denton

December 2nd, 2019

Three Carlisle Cathedral bell ringers have restored and rehung the bell at this lovely, 12th century church close to Birdoswald Roman fort. The chancel arch in the church is a Roman arch taken from… Read more »

Meeting Gabriel: A Tale from the Ringing Room

February 10th, 2016

Carlisle Cathedral ringers practise on a Friday night and if you walk past along Castle Street you will almost certainly see and hear John, who has been accompanying the bell-ringers on trumpet for some… Read more »


 

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