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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

26MondayFebruary
8:00am Morning Prayer

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12:30pm Eucharist

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5:45pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

27TuesdayFebruary
8:00am Morning Prayer and Eucharist

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5:45pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

28WednesdayFebruary
8:00am Morning Prayer

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12:30pm Eucharist

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5:45pm Evensong (sung by the Senior Girls' Choir)

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2FridayMarch
12:30pm Lent Eucharist with Organ Music

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10SaturdayMarch
10:30am This land is your land

A Discussion Day at Carlisle Cathedral with John Sentamu, Archbishop of York ...more

 

Upcoming Events

2FridayMarch
12:30pm Lent Eucharist with Organ Music

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10SaturdayMarch
10:30am This land is your land

A Discussion Day at Carlisle Cathedral with John Sentamu, Archbishop of York ...more

16FridayMarch
12:30pm Lent Eucharist with Organ Music

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18SundayMarch
4:15pm Taize Service
23FridayMarch
12:30pm Lent Eucharist with Organ Music

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25SundayMarch
10:30am @ Carlisle Cathedral Sung Eucharist with Procession of Palms

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

26MondayMarch
7:30pm Holy Week Eucharist (Monday)

Sung by the Carliol Choir. Preacher: Canon Cameron Butland, Bishop’s Chaplain and Diocesan Spirituality Adviser ...more

27TuesdayMarch
7:30pm Holy Week Eucharist (Tuesday)

Sung by the Cathedral Choir. Preacher: Canon Cameron Butland, Bishop’s Chaplain and Diocesan Spirituality Adviser ...more

28WednesdayMarch
7:30pm Holy Week Eucharist (Wednesday)

Sung by the Cathedral Choir. Preacher: Canon Cameron Butland, Bishop’s Chaplain and Diocesan Spirituality Adviser ...more

29ThursdayMarch
11:00am @ Carlisle Cathedral Maundy Thursday - Eucharist, Blessing of Holy Oils and Renewal of Ministerial Vows

Sung by the Lay clerks. Preacher: Bishop of Carlisle

7:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Maundy Thursday - Sung Eucharist and Maundy Ceremonies and Watch of the Passion

Sung by the Cathedral Choir. Preacher: Canon Cameron Butland, Bishop’s Chaplain and Diocesan Spirituality Adviser ...more

30FridayMarch
1:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Good Friday - The Liturgy of Good Friday

Sung by the Cathedral Choir. Preacher: Canon Cameron Butland, Bishop’s Chaplain and Diocesan Spirituality Adviser ...more

9:00pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Good Friday -The Cross of Lights

Sung by the Taize Choir ...more

31SaturdayMarch
7:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Easter Eve - Easter Ceremonies and Confirmation

Sung by the Senior Girls' Choir. ...more

1SundayApril
10:30am @ Carlisle Cathedral Easter Day - Sung Eucharist

Sung by the Cathedral Choir. President: The Dean of Carlisle. Preacher: The Bishop of Carlisle ...more

3:00pm Evensong for Easter Day

Sung by the Cathedral Choir. Preacher: Canon Jan Kearton

15SundayApril
4:15pm Taize Service

 

Latest News

Stunning new organ CD from Carlisle Cathedral

Classic and contemporary English organ music performed on the Cathedral's Willis organ by Edward Taylor, Assistant Organist. Copies are £11.99 and are available in the Cathedral shop. To order by post please e-mail wendy@carlislecathedral.org.uk P&P £3.50

#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.