Minute’s silence for victims of Sri Lankan attacks on Friday 26th April.

All three Bishops for The Church of England in Lancashire have written and recorded their Easter messages for 2019.

APPLEY Bridge artist Kelvin Burgoyne has produced a stunning artwork to mark the Easter season, which is set for display in local churches and also Blackburn Cathedral. The work, called

New Director of Music

Blackburn Cathedral is delighted to announce the appointment of John Robinson as Director of Music following the recent appointment of Samuel Hudson as Organist and Director of Music at Worcester Cathedral.

On May 14, 1994 the ordination of the first 13 women priests in Blackburn Diocese took place. Exactly 25 years on – May 14, 2019 at 7pm – a Silver Jubilee

The Archdeacon of Lancaster, The Venerable Michael Everitt, has been appointed Canon Pastor at Durham Cathedral. Archdeacon Michael has served God through Blackburn Diocese for almost 27 years in a

All three Bishops from The Church of England in Lancashire have today issued a statement in the wake of the attack on mosques in New Zealand in which at least

Every six years each parish is required to prepare a new electoral roll. A notice should be displayed on or near the main door of every Church of England church

Blackburn Cathedral has held an annual festival for the past two years to foster growth in faith amongst parishes, writes Rt Rev. Philip North, Bishop of Burnley and Cathedral Episcopal Canon.

More exciting news for the Diocese as Ruth Hassall is commissioned as Diocesan Director of Discipleship. The licensing by Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, Bishop of Blackburn, took place on Sunday

Director of Music Vacancy

Blackburn Cathedral wishes to appoint an outstanding musician to lead the Music Department and to play a leading role in the mission and ministry of the cathedral.  It is anticipated

Blackburn Cathedral are extremely grateful to the Friends of Cathedral Music for granting the Tony Harvey Award to Gregory Treloar, our Tenor Choral Scholar from 2018-2019. The award arose from

In August, I wrote an article for a local newspaper about drugs and the danger of drug addiction; the chaos that drugs bring to people’s lives. It’s frightening when we

Get Your Camera Ready! As a way of raising funds for the continued work and upkeep of the Cathedral we are looking to produce a calendar for 2020 featuring the

The cathedral’s Organist and Director of Music, Samuel Hudson, has been named as the new Organist and Director of Music at Worcester Cathedral.  Sam has been in post at Blackburn

More than 100 Zumba exercise fans from all over Lancashire took over Blackburn Cathedral for a two-hour charity ‘Zumbathon’. Inspired by a previous event at Chester Cathedral, the huge crowd


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