News

17th
May
Cathedral Closure Mon 20 May

💥IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT💥 The Cathedral will be closed all day on Monday 20th May for a private booking. We are delighted to be working with Sky on a significant event (one of only five around the country). As there will be a large amount of setting-up prior to the event, we have taken the decision to […]

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 […]

25th
Mar
New Archdeacon of Northumberland installed

Civic leaders were at Newcastle Cathedral today as the Reverend Mark Wroe was installed as the new Archdeacon of Northumberland. Click here for photographs. Mark, 49 and who was previously vicar at Holy Trinity Jesmond, Newcastle, is now the Venerable Mark Wroe. He was appointed Acting Archdeacon last year after the Very Reverend Geoff Miller, […]

18th
Mar
Vigil for victims of Christchurch massacre

Newcastle Cathedral and Diocese of Newcastle to host ‘An Evening of Peace and Unity after the New Zealand massacre’ The Very Reverend Geoff Miller, Dean of Newcastle, and the Diocese of Newcastle are holding an ‘Evening of Peace and Unity’ following the massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand last week. Everyone, of all faiths and none, […]

21st
Feb
Medieval Service to be heard for first time in almost 600 years to mark International Women’s Day

Newcastle Cathedral’s women’s choir, Schola Cantorum, are preparing to sing a liturgy that has not been heard in public for almost 600 years. The medieval worship service, The Liturgy of the Nails, is a collaboration between the Cathedral and Professor Lesley Twomey, Professor in Medieval and Golden Age Hispanic Art and Literature at Northumbria University, […]

10th
Dec
Bishop of Newcastle appoints new Archdeacon of Northumberland

The Bishop of Newcastle, the Right Reverend Christine Hardman is pleased to announce that the Reverend Mark Wroe is to be the new Archdeacon of Northumberland. Mark, 49, has been Acting Archdeacon since the beginning of this year following the appointment of the Very Reverend Geoff Miller, his predecessor, as Dean of Newcastle. Mark is […]

4th
Dec
There are many reasons to celebrate with us this festive season!

Newcastle Cathedral is literally buzzing with excitement as we head towards the most magical time of the year. In October, the Cathedral and it’s community were delighted to officially welcome The Very Revd Geoff Miller as new Dean of Newcastle at his Collation, Induction and Installation ceremony. Read Geoff’s thoughts as he begins his new […]

9th
Nov
Remembrance Sunday at Newcastle Cathedral

ARMISTICE 2018 – How Newcastle Cathedral Will Remember 6am – for the early birds – a Northumbrian Piper will play in the Cathedral as part of the national “Battle’s Over” initiative marking the moment the Armistice was signed. (Entrance through the Cathedral’s Great West Doors from 5.50am. Ceremony 10 minutes long. All welcome) 10am – […]

30th
Oct
The Osmonds to play Newcastle Cathedral

Legendary family band to move show from Newcastle City Hall to beautiful St Nicholas Cathedral on Saturday 17th November due to logistical reasons Beloved U.S. pop sensations The Osmonds are set to perform at Newcastle’s St. Nicholas Cathedral on Saturday 17th November following a change in venue from Newcastle City Hall due to logistical reasons. […]