• 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.

The Cathedral has also set up Text Giving - you can donate by texting BLAC01 followed by the amount you wish to donate, to 70070.

You can donate £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10.

As an example, to donate £5, you would text the following to 70070: BLAC01£5

All the money you donate goes to us. You may be charged for your text message. Please refer to your network operator’s standard rates.

If you have any questions about Just Giving, visit

Gift Aid

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


If you would like to support our work through your Will,  a confidential discussion with a legally qualified member of the congregation can be arranged by any of the clergy. Please click here to reveal our full colour brochure for details


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