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.


Lent, Holy Week and Easter 2016

This Lent , Holy Week and Easter there is a whole range of events taking place in the cathedral to find out whats on please view the Lent, H...  Read More

Choral and Organ Scholarships 2016 - 2017

The Cathedral has begun its search for an Organ Scholar and Choral Scholars (alto, tenor, and bass), for the academic year beginning in September 2016...  Read More

Religion: Is it the Problem or the Solution?

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The Dean of Blackburn, The Very Rev'd Christopher Armstrong announces resignation from the Deanery in Blackburn

A Resignation is Announced Today I have announced my decision to resign from the Deanery in Blackburn on June 17th 2016. (My last Sunday in Blackbu...  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

BISHOP 'TOPS OUT' BLACKBURN CATHEDRAL'S HUGE NEW EXTENSION

CATHEDRAL Court, the £6 million extension to Blackburn Cathedral, has been ‘topped out’ at an official ceremony in the Cathedral gro...  Read More

FOUNDATION STONE IS HISTORIC MOMENT FOR CATHEDRAL COURT

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