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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.

Carlisle Cathedral Quiz

CARLISLE CATHEDRAL QUIZ How well do you really know Carlisle Cathedral? Test your knowledge with the quiz links below and have fun while learning some interesting facts about the history of Carlisle Cathedral. QUIZ… Read more »

SNAPSHOT – Feb 2021

A4 Printable version SNAPSHOT Feb 2021


LAY MEMBER OF CHAPTER The Bishop of Carlisle has appointed MR TREVOR HEBDON as a Lay Member of the Cathedral Chapter Trevor has had a career within the financial services, corporate banking and agribusiness… Read more »


APPOINTMENT OF CANON WARDEN The Bishop of Carlisle, working with the Cathedral Chapter, has appointed, subject to the usual requirements The Reverend Dr Benjamin Carter, Vicar of the Benefice of Haydon Bridge and Beltingham… Read more »


The Chapter is writing regularly to all those who support the Cathedral. Read more .. New Year letter from the Dean January 2021 and Greeting from Canon Missioner Chapter Letter November 2020 Chapter Letter… Read more »

As we progress through Advent and anticipate Christmas it’s a timely opportunity to take stock of how, during the last year, Cathedral life has had to adapt to unprecedented challenges.  Our community has shown… Read more »

Stained Glass Window Competition Winners and Entries

In October we launched a Stained Glass Window Children’s Competition asking children to think of a happy memory or moments from 2020, using any style of art they were encouraged to design a Stained… Read more »

Stained Glass Window Children’s Competition

**DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 4pm MONDAY 30th NOVEMBER.** We know that 2020 has been a difficult year for all. We want to spark some joy by encouraging children to think of a happy memory or… Read more »

Add Your Prayer to the Cathedral Prayer Wall

Please remember this prayer wall is not monitored daily. If you need a response, please email or in an emergency please contact your local NHS or The Samaritans tel: 116 123 For… Read more »

Choristers salute NHS and key workers

 Ooops – can the choristers throw far enough to reach each other at their own homes? Watch their video to find out …….. Press ‘Read more’ below and find the video