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.

Macbeth Speaks

  Macbeth returns to our world in the present day to put the record straight. Shakespeare ("that bald little scribe") got it wrong! D...  Read More

Position Available for Housekeeper

Due to the retirement of our current Housekeeper a postion is becoming available for a housekeeper in the Cathedral and it's offices. Please click on ...  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

A new special edition of The See the magazine produced by The Church of England in Lancashire for parishes across the county is now available

 The special online edition of The See is focussed on the events of Maundy Thursday and the visit to the region’s Cathedral of HM The ...  Read More