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.

Bell Tower Tours

Take a tour of the Cathedral as you have never seen it before and find out more about our ring of bells at this special Bell Tower Open Day on 27 May. You will… Read more »

Coronation of King Charles III – Celebrations at Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle Cathedral will be celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III with services and activities throughout May. The celebrations begin with a special exhibition showcasing treasures from Carlisle Cathedral’s library and archive, which will… Read more »

Carlisle Cathedral Fratry Project highly commended at Civic Trust Awards

The Fratry, at Carlisle Cathedral, was highly commended at the Civic Trust Awards 2023. The annual award ceremony now in its 64th year was established to celebrate outstanding architecture, planning and design. The winners… Read more »

Join Our Team

We’re recruiting! The Cathedral team is growing and we’d love you to join us. We currently have vacancies for: Accounts Supervisor Café Team Members (variable) For details of these positions, application forms and job… Read more »

Sacred Space Quiet Day

We live in a noisy world in all senses, and sometimes our religious life can seem equally voluminous. So much so that it can be hard to hear that ‘still small voice’ within and… Read more »

Live Music in 2023

After a bumper year of concerts in 2022 the live music continues this year! Below are just some of this year’s forthcoming highlights, but keep an eye on the website or join our free… Read more »

Fratry wins Natural Stone Award

The Fratry, at Carlisle Cathedral, has won the Repair and Restoration (Ecclesiastical) category at the Natural Stone Awards 2022. It was also highly commended in the New Build Modern Style Stone Cladding category. The… Read more »

Carlisle Cathedral receives charity status

In October, Carlisle Cathedral became the first cathedral in The Church of England to become a registered charity with the Charity Commission for England and Wales. Edith McColgan, Chief Operating Officer, said: “We are… Read more »

HM The Queen: Flowers

Flowers in memory of Her Majesty may be laid by members of the public on the lawn in front of the great East Window of the Cathedral. Wherever possible, we kindly request that flowers… Read more »

HM The Queen: Book of Condolence

A book of condolence will be available at the Cathedral for public use during the Cathedral’s opening hours from 9.00am to 5.00pm each day. All are welcome to sign the book. Carlisle Cathedral has… Read more »