Community History Project Launch Event

Newcastle Cathedral is launching a new volunteer-led community history project on Wednesday 2 May 2018 with the aim of discovering more about the history and heritage of the Cathedral and its place in the city. BOOK YOUR FREE PLACE NOW From researching the Cathedral’s internationally important collection of ledger stones, to discovering more about the […]

Could Your Child Benefit From a Free and Unique Musical Education?

Newcastle Cathedral offers a unique and completely free musical education to children from across the Diocese and beyond. Special diocesan or civic events, and Christmas celebrations are the occasions on which most people hear the Cathedral Choristers. Lesser known are the almost daily services of Choral Evensong (Monday to Thursday at 5:30pm, and Sunday at […]

Newcastle Cathedral Needs You!

We rely on our fabulous team of volunteers to help us provide a peaceful and welcoming sanctuary for all in the middle of this busy city. There are many ways to get involved, whatever your skills and interests. We’re currently looking for volunteers in the following areas: Welcome Team Members – the friendly and helpful […]

How Newcastle Cathedral became a spontaneous homeless shelter

A woman from Blyth gathered volunteers within a day so that Newcastle Cathedral could stay open overnight to enable homeless people to take shelter from the ‘Beast from the East’ – some of the worst weather the city has experienced in recent times. Donna Robinson explained how she was looking out her window and couldn’t […]

Newcastle Cathedral seeks Head Verger

Vacancy for Head Verger, Newcastle Cathedral Job Title: Head Verger Location: Newcastle Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne Responsible to: Director of Operations Contract: Permanent with an initial probation period of six months. Hours: 40 hours per week based on a flexible working pattern (annualised hours of 2,080 per year) with the requirement of being on call during […]

Sunday Notice Sheets Now Available Online

Our Sunday Notice Sheets, which are given out each Sunday during the Eucharist, are now available online. If you missed one and would like to have a digital copy, please click on the date to access the relevant Sunday Notice Sheet:   March 2018 Sunday Notice Sheet – 25 March 2018 Sunday Notice Sheet – […]

Farewell to Gordon Scott, Cathedral Head Verger

At Choral Evensong on Wednesday 31st January we marked the retirement of Gordon Scott as our Head Verger. A large congregation, drawn from the Cathedral community and further afield, attended the service. The service was followed by a reception in the Refectory, during which a presentation was made to Gordon. Gordon came to the Cathedral […]

Would you value some help with your prayers?

The Revd Canon Steven Harvey, Newcastle Cathedral’s Canon for Education writes: I don’t find prayer easy. Is that a terrible thing for a priest to say? I hope not. Moreover, experience has taught me that many people find prayer difficult. A group at the Cathedral has recently been reading Barbara Brown Taylor’s book An Altar […]

Newcastle Cathedral Goes Contactless

Newcastle Cathedral has become one of the first churches in the UK to accept donations through contactless payments. It forms part of a nationwide pilot scheme to encourage visitors to contribute towards the cost of maintaining Britain’s historic cathedrals. A standing terminal was installed in December 2017 at the west end of the Cathedral, adjacent […]