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The Cathedral Music Department is looking for new choristers! Boys and girls who enjoy singing and are aged between 7 and 11 are invited to sign up for a ‘Chorister Boot Camp’ – a fun and friendly way to find out more about what being a chorister at the cathedral is like. The Boot Camp

Blackburn Cathedral wishes to appoint an outstanding individual with drive and significant experience as our Executive Director.  They will be the senior lay member of staff whose primary role is to be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Cathedral, its finance, business development, properties, employees and volunteers. This is an exciting opportunity at a

Show of Hands to perform in  Blackburn as part of their Show of Hands Cathedral Tour on Thursday 2nd November at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £27.50 and are available from King Georges Hall Box office. call 0844 847 1664 or 01254 582579 About the Show of Hands The Show of Hands have unequivocally become one of

On Saturday, September 23rd at 7.30pm we are delighted to welcome internationally renowned a cappella group The Sixteen back to the Cathedral for one of the concerts in their 2017 Choral Pilgrimage. The title of this year’s pilgrimage is The Olive Branch and the concert features works by Palestrina and Poulenc. For more information and

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council are organising a large careers event ‘Blackburn with Darwen is Hiring’, due to take place at Blackburn Cathedral on Thursday 14th September. The event will run from 10.00am until 4.00pm and will be attended by schools (age 15 upwards), further and higher education students and those not currently engaged in

Health Fayre

God of compassion, You hear the cries of all who are in trouble or distress; accept our prayers for all affected by the bombing in Manchester. We pray especially for those suddenly facing a future without a child, parent or loved one. Young ones who are in deep distress and those who are injured, traumatized

May 23, 2017 THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND IN LANCASHIRE: JOINT STATEMENT FROM BISHOPS FOLLOWING THE MANCHESTER ARENA ATTACK The Anglican Bishops from The Church of England’s Diocese of Blackburn have issued a joint statement this morning following the Manchester Arena attack. The Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, Bishop of Blackburn; the Rt Rev. Geoff Pearson, Bishop

The first of 14 ‘Visitation Services’, centred on the theme of welcome and hospitality and led by the Archdeacons of Blackburn and Lancaster, take place across the Diocese next week and continue throughout May. An important part of The Church of England in Lancashire’s annual calendar of events, the Visitation Services include the official admittance

The Collation, Induction and Installation * of the new Dean of Blackburn took place on Saturday at Blackburn Cathedral. The Very Rev. Peter Howell-Jones, 55, comes to Blackburn Diocese (The Church of England in Lancashire) from his previous role as Vice-Dean of Chester Cathedral. Those present at the service included the Bishop of Blackburn, Rt

The next Dean of Blackburn will be the current Vice-Dean of Chester Cathedral, Canon Peter Howell-Jones. Canon Peter, 54, (pictured) who will succeed The Very Rev Christopher Armstrong, made his first public appearance at a Cathedral welcome event on Saturday, November 26 at 10am. He is married to Sian and they have four grown-up children.

While in the County Bishop Christoph, from the Diocese of Blackburn’s twin Diocese of Braunschweig, also attended the Diocesan Synod meeting on Saturday morning at St Cuthbert’s Church in Fulwood, Preston, and had the the opportunity to speak about the plans for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation taking place in Germany in October 2017.

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu visited Blackburn Cathedral today (Sunday 17th July 2016) to officially open the new Cathedral Court. The opening and blessing of the of the new development followed a celebration Choral Evensong at the Cathedral which was attended by civic representatives from across Lancashire, partners in the development and clergy

Blackburn Cathedral is preparing for a landmark moment in its history when the Archbishop of York visits to officially open the new Cathedral’s Cloisters. The development sees the first cloisters to be built at a UK cathedral for over 500 years and also marks the final portion of the large scale regeneration of the areas

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 adjoining Blackburn Cathedral. The ceremony took place in the mist-shrouded Cathedral Close where the Bishop, trowel in hand, placed cement on a plinth before the foundation stone – supplied by

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