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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

20ThursdaySeptember
8:00am Morning Prayer and Eucharist

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

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

5:45pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

21FridaySeptember
8:00am Morning Prayer

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12:30pm Eucharist

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5:45pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

22SaturdaySeptember
8:00am Morning Prayer and Eucharist

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5:45pm Evening Prayer

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23SundaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer

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8:00am Holy Communion (BCP)
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
24MondaySeptember
8:00am Morning Prayer

...more

12:30pm Eucharist

...more

5:45pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

25TuesdaySeptember
8:00am Morning Prayer and Eucharist

...more

5:45pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

26WednesdaySeptember
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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27ThursdaySeptember
8:00am Morning Prayer and 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

5:45pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

28FridaySeptember
8:00am Morning Prayer

...more

12:30pm Eucharist

...more

5:45pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

29SaturdaySeptember
8:00am Morning Prayer and Eucharist

...more

5:45pm Evensong

sung by Colla Voce

30SundaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer

...more

8:00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10:30am Sung Eucharist (Common Worship)

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

3:00pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

1MondayOctober
8:00am Morning Prayer

...more

 

Upcoming Events

23SundaySeptember
4:15pm Taize Service
29SaturdaySeptember
5:45pm Evensong

sung by Colla Voce

6SaturdayOctober
2:00pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Readers' Service
7SundayOctober
10:30am @ Carlisle Cathedral Cathedral Eucharist PLUS + for Harvest

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

14SundayOctober
3:00pm Evensong with the installation of an Honorary Canon
21SundayOctober
4:15pm Taize Service
2FridayNovember
7:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Eucharist for All Souls

Faure Requiem sung by the Cathedral Choir

11SundayNovember
10:00am @ Carlisle Cathedral Remembrance Sunday Service

Preacher: The Dean

3:00pm Sung Eucharist

Sung by the Senior Girls and Lay Clerks ...more

18SundayNovember
4:15pm Taize Service

 

Latest News

Carlisle Cathedral's new film

Have a look at the new video celebrating the life and work of Carlisle Cathedral.

Love, Pray, Remember

During the poppy installation at the Castle, the Cathedral is hosting a special exhibition by Robin Oliver. There is also a prayer space where candles can be lit and names of those who have died in conflict can be remembered. Click for further details.

Cathedral Review now online

The Cathedral's 2018 Friends' Review is now available. It can be viewed online on the Friends' page, please click on the link below

Cathedral bell ringers receive prestigious award

The bell ringers have just received an award recognising their 'Effective Use of Technology in Teaching' by the Association of Ringing Teachers. Stephanie Warboys, the National Coordinator came to present the award on Sunday 8 April at the Eucharist.

Carliol Choir seeks new members

Following the appointment of their new director, Jonathan Millican, the Carliol Choir is on the lookout for new members. Click for more details.

Holy Week Talks now available

Notes on ‘Our soul’s desire’ – Holy Week talks 2018 by the Revd Canon Cameron Butland are now available to download. Click on the link on the header or the link below.

This land is your land-facing change in a rural county

The discussion day at Carlisle Cathedral on March 10th 2018 began with two inspiring presentations – one from Caz Graham, Rural Issues broadcaster and author, and one from John Sentamu, Archbishop of York. Click below for further information.

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.