The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu visited Blackburn Cathedral today (Sunday 17th July 2016) to officially open the new Cathedral Court. The opening and blessing of the of the new development followed a celebration Choral Evensong at the Cathedral which was attended by civic representatives from across Lancashire, partners in the development and clergy

Blackburn Cathedral is preparing for a landmark moment in its history when the Archbishop of York visits to officially open the new Cathedral’s Cloisters. The development sees the first cloisters to be built at a UK cathedral for over 500 years and also marks the final portion of the large scale regeneration of the areas

A PIECE of history was made yesterday when The Bishop of Blackburn, Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, laid the foundation stone for the new Cathedral Court adjoining Blackburn Cathedral. The ceremony took place in the mist-shrouded Cathedral Close where the Bishop, trowel in hand, placed cement on a plinth before the foundation stone – supplied by

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN presented Maundy money to men and women from across the County at Blackburn Cathedral on Thursday, April 17. Every year the Monarch visits a UK cathedral or abbey to give out Maundy coins to people aged 70 and over in recognition of their service to their community and church. This year’s


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