Blog

3rd
Sep
Sunday Evensongs – 4pm trial

The Dean and Chapter of St Nicholas’ Cathedral have approved a 6 month trial of Sunday Evensong services at 4pm, rather than the usual time of 6.  The trial will begin this Sunday – the 4th September – and continue until the last Sunday in February 2017 with a review in the New Year to decide whether […]

2nd
Sep
Bishop of Berwick announcement

  There was great excitement in the Cathedral on Thursday 1st September as the identity of the new suffragan Bishop of Berwick was revealed by 10 Downing Street at 10am.  The name had been a closely guarded secret, though staff knew that Bishop Christine was going to be bringing a “special visitor” to the Cathedral at 3pm that […]

15th
Jul
Pride Eucharist

All are welcome to an inclusive and affirming communion service, celebrating our God-given diversity. Come and worship God as the beautiful human person you are. Join us for‪ Pride Eucharist, 4pm on Sunday.  

4th
Jul
A Joyful Weekend of Ordinations!!

What a wonderful couple of days for the Cathedral, and our Diocesan family, as we welcomed 6 new Deacons and 7 new Priests into the ordained ministry of the Church! Bishop Christine led a moving and powerful service on Saturday afternoon for the Deaconing, and we were back again on Sunday morning for the Priesting. […]

24th
Jun
Poverty, Inclusion and Renewal

Friday 24th June saw a full day event, Poverty, Inclusion and Renewal, a joint initiative between the Diocese of Newcastle, St Nicholas Cathedral and St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. The event saw groups of clergy as well as front-line professionals discussing issues such as social exclusion and homelessness. Revd Dr Sam Wells (vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Visiting […]

22nd
Jun
‘More in Common’- Celebration of Jo Cox’s Life

A service and vigil to celebrate the life of Jo Cox MP will be held at 6.30pm on Wednesday 22nd June at St Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne. 42 candles will be lit on what would have been Jo Cox’s 42nd birthday. Assistant Bishop of Newcastle the Rt Revd Frank White will speak; words of […]

21st
Jun
Soul Music & Food for Thought

On Friday 24th June, the Cathedral hosts a Conference on “Poverty, Inclusion & Renewal”. Dr Sam Wells from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London will be speaking on the subject, “What does a Prophetic Church Look Like?”  Registration (for catering purposes) has now closed for this, however he will be speaking from 10 – 11am in the Cathedral, and all […]

20th
Jun
A “Fruitful & Gigantic” afternoon!

Saturday 18th June saw the Cathedral play host to a celebration event to launch the new Diocesan Children’s and Youth Strategy – and what a celebration it was!  The Cathedral was buzzing with children and young people from all round the Diocese, with their parents, youth leaders, children’s workers and parish priests.  The theme was the […]

10th
Jun
Queen’s Official Birthday Celebrations

We warmly welcome you all to join us to celebrate the birthday of Her Majesty the Queen on Sunday 12th June at 10am. There will be a large birthday cake and a glass of prosecco served after the Sung Eucharist, followed by further celebrations of a street party at the Quayside, Millennium Bridge. We look […]

19th
May
All are welcome at RSCM “Come & Sing” Evensong

Come and sing in the inspiring acoustic of St Nicholas’ Cathedral alongside the Cathedral Choir! On Sunday 22nd May, all enthusiastic choral singers are invited to the Cathedral to prepare for, and then to sing an uplifting Choral Evensong for Trinity Sunday. Musical Direction on the day will be from the engaging conductor, Andrew Robinson, […]