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.

Dogs now welcome inside Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle Cathedral has announced that visitors will be able to bring their well-behaved dogs into the Cathedral building from Saturday 25 November 2023. Guide, therapy, and assistance dogs are already welcome in the Cathedral… Read more »

Advent and Christmas 2023

Our Advent and Christmas Newsletter has now been launched! The newsletter contains a welcome message from our new Dean, the Very Revd Jonathan Brewster, details of our service and events during Advent and at… Read more »

Christmas Markets Return to Carlisle Cathedral

On Friday 1 December and Saturday 2 December 2023, the Quirky Eclectica Christmas Market will return to Carlisle Cathedral. The Market will bring together over 30 small, local businesses from the surrounding area, who… Read more »

Judges’ Service 2023

Today we were honoured to host the annual Judges’ Service and following reception. Thank you to everyone who attended and took part in this special service. More photos can be viewed on our Facebook… Read more »

Safeguarding Season 2023

Safeguarding Season returns to Carlisle Cathedral this month, to further lament, listen and learn from the survivors of abuse. The three-week Season has been organised by Carlisle Cathedral, working in partnership with Churches Together… Read more »

Carlisle Cathedral works towards Bronze Eco Church Award

We are proud to be working towards the Bronze Eco Church Award. The award scheme encourages places of worship throughout the UK and beyond to “express your care for God’s world in your worship… Read more »

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 »