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.

Archdeacon John's Farewell

Archdeacon of Blackburn John Hawley is retiring in July and so there are several events being held to mark this occasion. Please see poster below for ...  Read More

Heritage Open Day 2015

 Blackburn Heritage Festival returns in September when history will once again come alive in Blackburn as part of the national Heritage Open Days...  Read More


A PIECE of history was made yesterday when The Bishop of Blackburn, Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, laid the foundation stone for the new Cathedral Court ad...  Read More

Tickets now available for The Sixteen's Choral Pilgrimage 2015: Flights of Angels

19th September 2015, 7.30pm Pre-concert talk at 7pm Doors open at 6.30pm The Sixteen The Choral Pilgrimage 2015: Flight of Angels In 2015 The Six...  Read More

Blackburn Cathedral Development Project - Latest Image and Update

John Turner's the Cathedral Development Contractor began setting up the site on the 22nd April 2014 to start on The Cathedral's Development Project.&n...  Read More