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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

28ThursdayAugust
5:30pm Evening Prayer
29FridayAugust
7:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Matthew's Church Choir, Northampton
30SaturdayAugust
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Matthew's Church Choir, Northampton
31SundayAugust
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10:30am Eucharist sung by St Matthew's Church Choir, Northampton
12:00pm Gift Shop Sunday Opening (12 - 2.30pm)

Special Sunday opening hours August 2014 (12pm - 2.30pm)

3:00pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Matthew's Church Choir, Northampton
1MondaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evening Prayer
2TuesdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
9:30am Be a Chorister for the Day!

Boys and girls aged 7 or over who enjoy singing are invited to a Taster Day at Carlisle Cathedral. ...more

11:00am Free guided tours

Free guided tours running from 29 July - 4 September 2014 ...more

5:30pm Evening Prayer
3WednesdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

4ThursdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
11:00am Free guided tours

Free guided tours running from 29 July - 4 September 2014 ...more

5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

5FridaySeptember
Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival 2014

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

7:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

6SaturdaySeptember
Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival 2014

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

7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
5:30pm Evening Prayer
7SundaySeptember
Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival 2014

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

7:40am Morning Prayer
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

8MondaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

9TuesdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Deborah Thorne, Cello and Nicholas Butters, Piano ...more

5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

10WednesdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong (sung by the Youth Choir)

...more

11ThursdaySeptember
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

 

Upcoming Events

31SundayAugust
12:00pm Gift Shop Sunday Opening (12 - 2.30pm)

Special Sunday opening hours August 2014 (12pm - 2.30pm)

2TuesdaySeptember
9:30am Be a Chorister for the Day!

Boys and girls aged 7 or over who enjoy singing are invited to a Taster Day at Carlisle Cathedral. ...more

11:00am Free guided tours

Free guided tours running from 29 July - 4 September 2014 ...more

5FridaySeptember
Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival 2014

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

9TuesdaySeptember
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Deborah Thorne, Cello and Nicholas Butters, Piano ...more

16TuesdaySeptember
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Marcus Wibberley, Hexham Abbey, Organ ...more

21SundaySeptember
3:00pm RAF service

Sung by the Cathedral Choir

23TuesdaySeptember
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Astrid String Quartet ...more

27SaturdaySeptember
6:00pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Critical Mass
30TuesdaySeptember
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Ian Hare and Cilla Grant, Piano Duets ...more

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

Andrew Brydon, Ripon Cathedral, Organ ...more

14TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

John Cooper Green ...more

21TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Andrew Johnston, Baritone and Avril Tisdall, Piano ...more

28TuesdayOctober
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Magda Loth Hill, Violin ...more

31FridayOctober
6:30pm @ Cathedral Lightfest: An Alternative to Halloween @ Carlisle Cathedral
4TuesdayNovember
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

William Howard School Orchestra ...more