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 2014

Information is now available for Services, Concerts and Events in the Cathedral during Lent, Holy Week and Easter. To download a copy please click her...  Read More

The Church of England in Lancashire votes in favour of Women Bishops

The Diocese of Blackburn (The Church of England in Lancashire) has voted in favour of the latest legislation to allow women to become bishops. At a s...  Read More

Blackburn Cathedral welcomes 20 million Budget Announcement

Blackburn Cathedral, together with the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England, this afternoon welcomes a two-year £20m fund allocated in t...  Read More

Mahler Symphony No 2 'Resurrection' played by David Briggs

Internationally Renowned Organist David Briggs is coming back to the Cathedral to play his own organ transcription of Mahler Symphony No.2   ...  Read More


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