Cathedral Notes, Winter 2016

The latest edition of Cathedral Notes are now out. We would love to hear from you about anything you would particularly like to see in these newsletters. Any suggestions of comments, please do drop a line to Catherine Mair, Communications Officer ( We wish you a very Happy Christmas!  Click here for Cathedral Notes, Winter […]

Christmas at the Cathedral

We are full of anticipation now for all of the Christmas Services & Events at St Nicholas’, and would love you to join us!  Click here to see an interactive copy of our leaflet with more information.

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 […]

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 […]

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.  

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. […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]