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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.

#MakeItBlue

May 11th, 2020

Last Thursday evening, the Cathedral’s north and east faces were transformed from 8pm to 11pm with special messages of support for our county’s key workers and the NHS, projected onto the façades and roof.… Read more »

THE 5 MINUTE REFLECTIONS GIVEN EACH DAY IN HOLY WEEK

May 5th, 2020

The 5 reflections given by the Dean during Holy Week: Monday 6 April Christ Driving the Traders from the Temple (El Greco) here. Tuesday 7 April The Agony in the Garden (Mantegna) here. Wednesday… Read more »

75th anniversary of VE Day – 8th May 2020

May 5th, 2020

Prayers for use on the 75th anniversary of VE Day The plans that had been made in the city to observe the 75th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day have been cancelled because… Read more »

Holy Week and Easter

May 5th, 2020

The Cathedral’s schedule for Holy Week and Easter has changed due to the need to close at the present time. We are, however, streaming some services this year and we invite you to join… Read more »

Cumbria Rural Choirs: POSTPONED

February 26th, 2020

We are sorry to announce that the Cumbria Rural Choirs Concert scheduled for Saturday 21 March has been postponed. We will update this page when a new date is scheduled.

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 »


 

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