Growing carbon consciousness with Traidcraft this Black Friday

Traidcraft is tackling the shopping frenzy of Black Friday by joining the ongoing climate change event instead of the shopping craze. The company will be spreading the call for shoppers to become more carbon conscious instead of discount detecting, with a series of events on Friday 29th November. The fair trade, organic and vegan food […]

Cathedral Contractors, Creatives and Community

Read the latest news about our exciting Heritage Project! Capital Works Progress Over the last few weeks there has been a flurry of activity as contractors and their suppliers have measured up and priced the capital works. We expect to make an appointment in mid November when we will then be able to work with […]

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. […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]