We are seeking a CFOO who shares our vision and commitment to keep telling the story of Jesus and helping people to encounter God afresh through worship and service to the wider community in ways that are meaningful and have relevance in our world today.

A Study Afternoon with our Canon Theologian, Canon Dr Jenn Strawbridge, will take place on Zoom at 2.30pm on Tuesday 24th November 2020.

Safe Spaces

Safe Spaces is a free, national support service independently run by Victim Support.

Sponsored by the Blackburn Diocese, this 10 day foundation level, non-denominational course is to be held from January to June 2021

Choral Evensong is back!

Choral Evensong is back, from 4th September 2020.

In light of the recent announcement by the Church of England, Blackburn Cathedral remains open for private prayer and reflection each day from 10.00am to 4.00pm but public worship is suspended until further notice.

On Sunday 17th May the Church of England’s national online act of worship will be broadcast from Blackburn and Liverpool. During the COVID-19 pandemic the Church of England has broadcast a national act of worship online at 9am every Sunday to complement the online worship being offered by parishes across the country.  Those leading recent

Although COVID-19 has meant plans for commemorating the anniversary of VE Day have had to change, we are joining with other Cathedrals across the country in promoting a Big Picnic for Hope as a way of marking the day.

Interim Precentor

I am delighted to be able to announce the appointment of Gary O’Neill as interim Precentor at Blackburn Cathedral. Gary has been Director of Studies at All Saints Centre for Mission and Ministry since 2007 and Canon Liturgist at Birmingham Cathedral for the 10 years prior to his current appointment, where he had overall responsibility

The annual Sing Together concert series returns for a record breaking run this March at King George’s Hall.

BBC TV came to Blackburn Cathedral way back in 2018, but until now the programme has not been broadcast.

Britain’s holy places are all connected by green lanes and public footpaths.

The HEADLINE sponsor for the Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival, which returns in 2020, has been announced.

More than 600 children from Church of England and Methodist schools in the Pendle area of Lancashire gathered at Blackburn Cathedral recently for a bumper harvest-related event with an international theme.

Well-known evangelist, speaker and author, J. John, is in Lancashire for two mission events this Christmas.

The High Sheriff & the Dean’s Banquet celebrating the best of Lancashire with Guest Speaker – Sir Andrew Parmley


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