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Visiting and Events

The Cathedral is usually open daily from 7.30am to 6.15pm Monday to Saturday, and 7.30am to 5.00pm on Sunday.

Please note that the Cathedral is regularly used for a variety of public and private events which may not be highlighted in the website diary. 

If you are making a special trip to visit Carlisle Cathedral please call 01228 548151 (office) or 01228 535169 (vergers) to check that you will be able to access the area(s) of particular interest to you.

Details of upcoming services can also be found in the music list which is published online.

 

This week's calendar

23WednesdayAugust
5:30pm Evening Prayer
24ThursdayAugust
7:40am Morning Prayer

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8:00am Eucharist

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11:00am Open guided tours

Free guided tours running from 4 July - 31 August ...more

12:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Silent Prayer followed by the Offering of the Incense

Space and quietness to let our prayers rise to God. ...more

5:30pm Evening Prayer
25FridayAugust
7:40am Morning Prayer

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12:30pm Eucharist

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5:30pm Evening Prayer
26SaturdayAugust
7:40am Morning Prayer

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8:00am Eucharist

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5:30pm Evening Prayer
27SundayAugust
7:40am Morning Prayer

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8:00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10:30am Eucharist with hymns and organ music
3:00pm Evening Prayer
28MondayAugust
@ The Prior's Kitchen is open today from 10am - 2.30pmPrior's Kitchen Bank Holiday opening
9:40am Morning Prayer

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12:30pm Eucharist

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5:30pm Evening Prayer
29TuesdayAugust
7:40am Morning Prayer

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8:00am Eucharist

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2:00pm Open guided tours

Free guided tours running from 4 July - 31 August ...more

5:30pm Evening Prayer
30WednesdayAugust
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

12:30pm Eucharist

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5:30pm Evening Prayer
31ThursdayAugust
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

8:00am Eucharist

...more

11:00am Open guided tours

Free guided tours running from 4 July - 31 August ...more

12:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Silent Prayer followed by the Offering of the Incense

Space and quietness to let our prayers rise to God. ...more

5:30pm Evening Prayer
5TuesdaySeptember
2:00pm Open guided tours

Free guided tours running from 4 July - 31 August ...more

 

Upcoming Events

24ThursdayAugust
11:00am Open guided tours

Free guided tours running from 4 July - 31 August ...more

27SundayAugust
10:30am Eucharist with hymns and organ music
28MondayAugust
@ The Prior's Kitchen is open today from 10am - 2.30pmPrior's Kitchen Bank Holiday opening
29TuesdayAugust
2:00pm Open guided tours

Free guided tours running from 4 July - 31 August ...more

9SaturdaySeptember
C-Art at Carlisle Cathedral

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@ Cathedral and Prior's TowerHeritage Open Day

Your chance to explore... ...more

5:30pm Evensong sung by the choir of Bury Parish Church
10SundaySeptember
C-Art at Carlisle Cathedral

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12:00pm The Big Day Out

A day of fun and worship for all ages ...more

11MondaySeptember
C-Art at Carlisle Cathedral

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12TuesdaySeptember
12:45pm Musiclive@lunchtime

Ragtime Rascals (Jazz group) ...more

13WednesdaySeptember
C-Art at Carlisle Cathedral

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17SundaySeptember
3:00pm Battle of Britain Service

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

4:15pm Taize Service
19TuesdaySeptember
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Michael Hancock (Baritone and piano) ...more

4:15pm Taize Service
26TuesdaySeptember
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

David Edmunds and Charles Edmondson (flute and piano) ...more

28ThursdaySeptember
10:30am University of Cumbria 10th Anniversary Service
3TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Sheffield Academy Duo ...more

10TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Danae Eleni (soprano) ...more

15SundayOctober
4:15pm Taize Service
17TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Mark Duthie (organ) ...more

24TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Tethera Trombones (trombone trio) ...more

28SaturdayOctober
7:30pm Show of Hands

part of the Cathedrals Tour with guest Kirsty Merryn ...more

31TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Ian Hare (organ) ...more

7TuesdayNovember
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Trinity School (strings, woodwind and brass) ...more

 

Latest News

New Director of Music

21 August 2017: We are delighted to welcome Mark Duthie as the new Director of Music at Carlisle Cathedral. Mark was formerly Organist and Director of Music at Brecon Cathedral.

University and Cathedral - a new understanding

The University of Cumbria and Carlisle Cathedral have reached an exciting stage in their relationship that extends beyond the use of the magnificent 900-year old building for the university’s

Fratry Project receives National Lottery support

Carlisle Cathedral has received a confirmed grant of £1,918,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for The Fratry Project.

South Porch receives award

The work done on the restoration of the South Porch in 2015 has been recognised in the Natural Stone Awards 2016.  The Renewal of the South Porch won the Craftmanship category.