Welcome to Blackburn Cathedral

Blackburn Cathedral is one of England's newest Cathedrals, yet it is one of the country's oldest places of Christian worship. For many centuries, this has been the Parish Church of Blackburn dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin.

It continues as a place of prayer and worship and is at the centre of the Diocese which takes in almost the whole of Lancashire.


Renaissance Singers' 50th Anniversary Concert

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A Lunch in Honour of Her Majesty The Queen's 90th Birthday

 On Sunday, June 12th a lunch will be held in the newly opened Café Northcote at the Cathedral. This will be the first formal lunch to be...  Read More

Choral and Organ Scholarships 2016 - 2017

The Cathedral is continuing its search for an Organ Scholar and Choral Scholars (alto, tenor, and bass), for the academic year beginning in September ...  Read More

I Fagiolini in Concert in Blackburn Cathedral's Flower Festival

The dynamic and contemporary solo-voice ensemble I Fagiolini will be performing in a concert as part of the Cathedral's Flower Festival in June. The c...  Read More

A Tale of Two Cathedrals. A Sermon for Stewardship Sunday

A Sermon preached by Canon Andrew Hindley, Canon Sacrist on Stewardship Sunday. To view the Sermon please click here  ...  Read More

Watch our new video about being a Chorister at Blackburn Cathedral!

Would you like to become a chorister at Blackburn Cathedral? Places are now available in the Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Girls' Choir. To find out ...  Read More