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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.

Information about Lent and Holy Week 2016 can be found here.

This week's calendar

30SaturdayApril
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
5:30pm Evening Prayer
1SundayMay
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

2MondayMay
9:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evening Prayer
3TuesdayMay
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Sean Whytock, piano ...more

5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

4WednesdayMay
7:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong (sung by the Youth Choir)

...more

5ThursdayMay
7:00am @ Carlisle Cathedral Ascension Day Eucharist

Eucharist followed by breakfast in the Prior's Kitchen ...more

12:30pm Eucharist
12:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral The Offering of the Incense

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

5:30pm Evening Prayer
6FridayMay
7:40am Morning Prayer
10:30am College of Canons Eucharist
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

7SaturdayMay
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
5:30pm Evening Prayer
8SundayMay
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

9MondayMay
7:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

10TuesdayMay
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Austin Friars Swing Band ...more

5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

11WednesdayMay
7:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong (sung by the Youth Choir)

...more

12ThursdayMay
7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
12:30pm @ Carlisle Cathedral 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

13FridayMay
7:40am Morning Prayer
12:30pm Eucharist
5:30pm Evensong

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

14SaturdayMay
Tower Open Day

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

7:40am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
5:30pm Evening Prayer

 

Upcoming Events

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

Sean Whytock, piano ...more

5ThursdayMay
7:00am @ Carlisle Cathedral Ascension Day Eucharist

Eucharist followed by breakfast in the Prior's Kitchen ...more

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

Austin Friars Swing Band ...more

14SaturdayMay
Tower Open Day

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

15SundayMay
10:30am @ Carlisle Cathedral Cathedral Eucharist PLUS +

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

1:00pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Duke of Lancaster's Regimental Service of Thanksgiving

...more

4:15pm Taize Service
17TuesdayMay
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Sam Stadlen & John Green (Viola da Gamba & Harpsichord) ...more

20FridayMay
10:30am Dementia-Friendly Service
22SundayMay
10:30am @ Carlisle Cathedral Sung Eucharist for Trinity Sunday

Preacher: Bishop John Packer ...more

24TuesdayMay
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

John Cooper Green (Organ) ...more

29SundayMay
10:30am Eucharist (sung by the Carliol Choir)
3:00pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Evensong (sung by the Cathedral Carliol Choir)
31TuesdayMay
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Moon and Star Folk Trio (strings, voice and drums) ...more

1WednesdayJune
Christian Aid Gaza Art Exhibition
7TuesdayJune
12:45pm Musiclive@lunchtime

Max Smith, Organ ...more

10FridayJune
@ FratryAn Exhibition to mark the 90th birthday of Her Majesty the Queen

...more

5:30pm Choral Evensong for the Queen’s 90th Birthday (county celebration)

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

11SaturdayJune
@ FratryAn Exhibition to mark the 90th birthday of Her Majesty the Queen

...more

12SundayJune
10:30am Friends of Carlisle Cathedral attend the Sung Eucharist with AGM following.
14TuesdayJune
3:00pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Choral Evensong for the Queen’s 90th Birthday (city celebration)

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

19SundayJune
4:15pm Taize Service
26SundayJune
10:30am Ordination of Deacons

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

3:00pm Ordination of Priests

Sung by the Cathedral Choir ...more

28TuesdayJune
7:00pm Shore to Shore

Celebrating Poetry and Community with the Laureate and Friends ...more

17SundayJuly
4:15pm Taize Service
19TuesdayJuly
12:45pm @ Carlisle Cathedral Musiclive@lunchtime

Haydn Jeugd Strijkorkest Orchestra ...more