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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

17FridayNovember
5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

18SaturdayNovember
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

8:00am Eucharist

...more

5:30pm Evening Prayer
19SundayNovember
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

8:00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10:30am @ Fratry Plus Cafe Church

Family-friendly worship during termtime

10:30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship)

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

3:00pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

4:15pm Taize Service
20MondayNovember
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

12:30pm Eucharist

...more

5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

21TuesdayNovember
@ Carlisle CathedralDegree Week

University of Cumbria Degree Week ...more

7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

8:00am Eucharist

...more

5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

22WednesdayNovember
@ Carlisle CathedralDegree Week

University of Cumbria Degree Week ...more

7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

12:30pm Eucharist

...more

5:30pm Evensong (sung by the Senior Girls' Choir)

...more

23ThursdayNovember
@ Carlisle CathedralDegree Week

University of Cumbria Degree Week ...more

7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

8:00am Eucharist

...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 Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

24FridayNovember
@ Carlisle CathedralDegree Week

University of Cumbria Degree Week ...more

7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

12:30pm Eucharist

...more

5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

25SaturdayNovember
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

8:00am Eucharist

...more

5:30pm Evening Prayer
26SundayNovember
Gift Shop Sunday Opening (12 - 2.30pm)

Special Sunday opening hours in November and December (12pm - 2.30pm)

7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

8:00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10:30am @ Carlisle Cathedral Cathedral Eucharist PLUS +

Eucharist with a special invitation to young people ...more

3:00pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

27MondayNovember
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

12:30pm Eucharist

...more

5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

28TuesdayNovember
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

8:00am Eucharist

...more

5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

29WednesdayNovember
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

12:30pm Eucharist

...more

5:30pm Evensong (sung by the Senior Girls' Choir)

...more

30ThursdayNovember
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

8:00am Eucharist

...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 Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

1FridayDecember
12:30pm Eucharist

...more

 

Upcoming Events

19SundayNovember
4:15pm Taize Service
21TuesdayNovember
@ Carlisle CathedralDegree Week

University of Cumbria Degree Week ...more

26SundayNovember
Gift Shop Sunday Opening (12 - 2.30pm)

Special Sunday opening hours in November and December (12pm - 2.30pm)

10:30am @ Carlisle Cathedral Cathedral Eucharist PLUS +

Eucharist with a special invitation to young people ...more

3SundayDecember
Gift Shop Sunday Opening (12 - 2.30pm)

Special Sunday opening hours in November and December (12pm - 2.30pm)

3:00pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Advent Carol Service

Sung by the Cathedral Choir

6WednesdayDecember
7:30pm Duke of Lancaster's Regimental Carol Service
8FridayDecember
7:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Eden Valley Hospice Carol Service

With the Revd John Bell of the Iona community ...more

10SundayDecember
Gift Shop Sunday Opening (12 - 2.30pm)

Special Sunday opening hours in November and December (12pm - 2.30pm)

11MondayDecember
6:45pm Trinity School Carol Service
15FridayDecember
7:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Christmas Gala Concert

Christmas concert with the Cathedral choirs

17SundayDecember
Gift Shop Sunday Opening (12 - 2.30pm)

Special Sunday opening hours in November and December (12pm - 2.30pm)

3:00pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Festival of Readings and Carols

Sung by the Full Cathedral Choir

24SundayDecember
3:00pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Crib Service

With Carlisle Cantate ...more

6:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Festival of Readings and Carols

Sung by the Full Cathedral Choir

11:30pm Midnight Eucharist

Preacher: The Revd Canon Michael Manley

25MondayDecember
10:30am @ Carlisle Cathedral Christmas Day Eucharist (Common Worship)

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

 

Latest News

#ThanksToYou! December 2017

Between 11 - 16 December we are saying ‘thanks’ to people who have raised money for good causes by buying a lottery ticket. The Cathedral Cafe will be offering a free mince pie with purchased hot drink on presentation of a lottery ticket. Ts & Cs apply.

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.