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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.

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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