The Cathedral is open every day…all day… and most evenings, to accommodate the daily round of worship, and a host of events, tours and meetings.
Just to keep the Cathedral running requires nearly half a million pounds every year (or to put it another way, £57 for every hour of every day of every year) . And an enormous building like this costs a great deal more in maintenance and repair work.
We continue to be grateful for the generosity of those who support our work, but as costs continually rise, we need to encourage all who have an interest in what we stand for to help us.
Blackburn Cathedral: Revealing the Hidden Heritage
With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, we plan to bring the empty and underused crypt at Blackburn Cathedral back to life as a vibrant community, exhibition and event venue. Please give generously to Blackburn Cathedral: Revealing the Hidden Heritage.
Further details can be found on our Appeal page
We are indeed grateful for your support
The Cathedral has now set up a Just Giving account to support our mission and maintain our beautiful historic building.
If you have any questions about Just Giving, visit https://www.justgiving.com/
For every £10 given by taxpayers to the Cathedral, we can reclaim £2.50 from the Inland Revenue, increasing the value of your gift to £12.50. For a full explanation of the scheme and a Gift Aid form, contact our Stewardship Officer, Mrs Maureen Wood: by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to support the Cathedral’s work and begin a conversation about your Will, a confidential discussion with Jeremy Duerden can be arranged by any of the clergy. Alternatively, please click here to reveal our full colour brochure for details
Further details and a guide to writing your will to reflect your Christian Faith can also be found on the Church of England website: https://www.churchlegacy.org.uk/downloads/gifts-of-faith-hope-and-love.compressed.pdf