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  • OPENING TIMES

  • Saturdays and Sundays
    8am-5pm
  • Mondays to Fridays
    8am-6pm
  • Bank Holidays
    8am-6pm
  • FREE ENTRY

Opening times

  • Saturdays and Sundays
    8am-5pm
  • Mondays to Fridays
    8am-6pm
  • Bank Holidays
    8am-6pm
  • FREE ENTRY

Summer 2022

From Friday 29 July – Monday 5 September, discover ‘Brilliant Beasts’ hidden in the Cathedral’s windows, monuments and carvings. Join us for a series of activities and events inspired by these curious creatures.

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Dare You Climb the Tower?

This summer, get a bird’s-eye view of Newcastle and Gateshead with these pre-bookable guided tours. Brave visitors can climb our 162 steps and discover unique and fascinating stories of the history and people of Newcastle.

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This week’s services

This page is updated every Friday with the upcoming music list and service schedule for the week. If a previous week’s services are showing, please click your web address bar and press ‘enter’ to refresh your browser.

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Music at the Cathedral

You’re warmly invited to listen to Choral Evensong, or join us for Organ Recitals, held weekly on Mondays at 1:05pm. There’s no need to pre-book – simply arrive and take a seat.

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Concerts & special events

From concerts by full symphony orchestras to comedy nights, Newcastle Cathedral regularly opens its doors to host memorable events featuring talented guest performers.

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Talks, Tours & Exhibitions

We hold a vast array of events and activities for all ages, including exhibitions, talks and guided tours about the Cathedral’s art, history and architecture.

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Heritage Open Days 2022

Heritage Open Days is England’s annual festival of history and culture. Join us from Friday 9 – Sunday 11 September for FREE versions of our regular pre-bookable guided tours.

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Get involved

Visit this page to find out which job vacancies we currently have available at the Cathedral and how you can get involved as a volunteer. Fun, friendship and a warm welcome await!

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Safeguarding

Newcastle Cathedral is committed to the safeguarding and protection of all children, young people and adults. Safeguarding policies and procedures can be viewed here.

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What’s in a name?

St Nicholas is the patron saint of the Cathedral. With ‘Newcastle Cathedral’, we’re using a version of the title given to St Nicholas Church in 1882 when we became the cathedral serving the Diocese of Newcastle.

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