Sponsored by The Anglican Diocese of Blackburn this 10-day foundation-level, non-denominational course seeks to nurture deeper listening and reflection, awareness of self and others; traditions and themes; spiritual engagement and practice. The course is designed to offer a balance of practical and reflective activity. Working in individual, small-group, and whole-group settings a range of learning

#ThyKingdomCome 2021

Live Stream Sun, 23 May 2021 at 4pm.

The Cathedral is Open

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.

Blackburn Cathedral is open to all. In telling the story of Jesus Christ, we seek to help people encounter God through worship and service to the community.

A Study Afternoon with our Canon Theologian, Canon Dr Jenn Strawbridge, will take place on Zoom at 2pm on Thursday 25th March 2021.

The Cathedral will be hosting the online commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day for Blackburn with Darwen.

Thousands will receive coronavirus vaccine on site in the coming months

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.

Choral Evensong is back!

Choral Evensong is back, from 4th September 2020.

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.


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