Welcome to Newcastle Cathedral

This place is an open place and we want to make you feel at home here

The Very Revd Geoff Miller, Dean of Newcastle

Situated in the ancient Heart of the City, the area around Newcastle Cathedral and the Castle form the medieval core of Newcastle upon Tyne.

The Cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Newcastle. As the “mother church” of the Diocese, we exist to support the Bishop’s mission, and teaching and pastoral ministry, across the diocese.

The Cathedral is mainly 14th Century, with a striking 15th Century Lantern Tower.

Medieval treasures include the ornate font cover, a stained glass roundel of the Virgin Mary and infant Jesus, and the magnificent Thornton Memorial Brass. There is a fine collection of 19th and 20th century stained glass windows.

Other features include a fine alabaster reredos, hand-carved misericords, the 17th Century Hall and Maddison Memorials, and the Collingwood Monument dedicated to Admiral Lord Collingwood.

Other monuments and memorials recall many figures from the history and development of the city of Newcastle and the north east of England.

Our building is the focus for great Diocesan celebrations and civic services, as well as a place of quiet serenity set amid the busyness of a vibrant city. It is the spiritual home of a caring, worshipping community.

Whether you live or work in Newcastle, or visit from farther afield, we hope that you will feel very welcome here!

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13th
May
Newcastle Cathedral secures £4.2 million National Lottery grant

England’s most northerly cathedral is set to be transformed after securing a multi-million pound grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, Newcastle Cathedral’s exciting heritage project, Common Ground in Sacred Space, has been awarded £4.2 million. The project will see the Cathedral re-established as a dynamic community […]

17th
Apr
Archbishops ask cathedrals and churches to toll bells for Notre Dame

On Thursday 18th April Newcastle Cathedral Guild of Bellringers will toll the Bourdon bell for 7 minutes up to 6:30pm in support of the French people following the fire at Notre Dame. It follows a call from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York who have encouraged, where possible, all Cathedrals and Churches across England to […]

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