News

15th
Oct
FREE Opportunities for Schools

FREE Opportunities for Schools: Newcastle Cathedral 2019-2020 Newcastle Cathedral has lots of exciting, new offers for school groups this academic year. Whether you want to learn more about the history of the Cathedral, the people who are remembered here or the artists and designers who helped build it, we have something to suit your group. […]

18th
Sep
THE DEAN WRITES…

Dear Friends, Slowly, but definitely, the summer draws to a close and long days begin to shorten. I hope that you have found at least some time to enjoy warmer weather and for refreshment. My mind’s eye seems to recall longer summers of the past that were both more blessed with sunshine and where the […]

22nd
Aug
NEW Merchant Quarter Revival: Bakers, Makers and Shakers – Saturday 14 September

Saturday 14 September will be a busy day for Newcastle and NE1 Ltd., as a brand new event takes over the historic heart of the city the Bigg Market, Newcastle Cathedral and Newcastle Castle. The new Merchant Quarter Revival: Bakers, Makers and Shakers will be a huge celebratory event held on Saturday 14 September to […]

13th
Aug
Artists Recovering From Addiction Find Sanctuary at Newcastle Cathedral

Artists in Recovery, a North East based Community Interest Company, curate events featuring the work of artists in recovery from addiction. This month sees the group’s second exhibition at Newcastle Cathedral open to the public, and the last before a major programme of redevelopment and refurbishment begins later in the year. The exhibition consists of […]

9th
Aug
Making Sacred Space Common Ground

We’ve started! It’s been all systems go since we got permission to start the Cathedral’s redevelopment project on 15 May. It has taken a little bit of time to get our heads around the enormity of the task ahead, but Cathedral staff are brilliant at responding to project demands whilst still getting on with the […]

5th
Aug
Announcement of the appointment of the Canon for Outreach and Discipleship

The Bishop of Newcastle is delighted to be able to announce that the Revd Peter Dobson is to become Canon for Outreach and Discipleship at Newcastle Cathedral. Peter will become the second Canon Residentiary and work alongside the Dean, the Canon for Music and Liturgy and all other members of the Cathedral staff. It is […]

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, […]