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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

23SaturdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer

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8:00am Eucharist

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5:30pm Evening Prayer
24SundaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer

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8:00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10:15am @ 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

25MondaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer

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12:30pm Eucharist

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5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

26TuesdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer

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8:00am Eucharist

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12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

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

5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

27WednesdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer

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12:30pm Eucharist

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5:30pm Evensong (sung by the Youth Choir)

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28ThursdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer

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8:00am Eucharist

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10:30am University of Cumbria 10th Anniversary Service
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

29FridaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer

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12:30pm Eucharist

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5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

30SaturdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer

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8:00am Eucharist

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5:30pm Evening Prayer
7:30pm A Choral Celebration

Carlisle Community Choir and Glasgow Phoenix Choir ...more

3TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Sheffield Academy Duo ...more

7SaturdayOctober
5:00pm RSCM Cumbria Area Festival Evensong
7:30pm @ Fratry Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival 2016

Carlisle's book festival in venues across the city including the Cathedral ...more

 

Upcoming Events

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
30SaturdaySeptember
7:30pm A Choral Celebration

Carlisle Community Choir and Glasgow Phoenix Choir ...more

3TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Sheffield Academy Duo ...more

7SaturdayOctober
7:30pm @ Fratry Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival 2016

Carlisle's book festival in venues across the city including the Cathedral ...more

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

Danae Eleni (soprano) ...more

12ThursdayOctober
1:30pm George Heriot School informal recital
15SundayOctober
4:15pm Taize Service
17TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Mark Duthie (organ) ...more

22SundayOctober
10:30am Eucharist (sung by the Carliol Choir)
24TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Tethera Trombones (trombone trio) ...more

28SaturdayOctober
Tower Open Day

A rare opportunity to see the tower of Carlisle Cathedral and its bells ...more

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

7:00pm @ Cathedral Lightfest: An Alternative to Halloween @ Carlisle Cathedral

Light Fantastic - a happy Halloween alternative ...more

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

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

8FridayDecember
7:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Eden Valley Hospice Carol Service

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