November & December 2023 – Before planning your visit, please check our ‘Visitor Notices’ for accessibility updates and one-off changes to opening times. Click here to view.

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NEWCASTLE CATHEDRAL
A BEACON OF LIGHT

  • OPENING TIMES

  • Saturdays and Sundays
    8am-5pm
  • Mondays to Fridays
    8am-6pm
  • Café 16
    Mon-Sat 10am-4pm
  • FREE ENTRY

Opening times

  • Saturdays and Sundays
    8am-5pm
  • Mondays to Fridays
    8am-6pm
  • Café 16
    Mon-Sat 10am-4pm
  • FREE ENTRY

Advent & Christmas

Take a pause from your Christmas preparations and the hustle and bustle of the season, explore our programme of services and events, and indulge in some delicious festive treats in Café 16.

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Services & music schedule

This page is updated every Friday with the next week’s programme of worship. Upcoming services include our Advent Procession of Light on 3 December, with our Cathedral Choir beginning their journey towards the arrival of Christ.

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Festive gifts and decorations

Our retail space has updated opening hours throughout Advent. Embrace the anticipation of the season with our Newcastle Cathedral Advent candles, or choose from a selection of Christmas cards, including the Cathedral’s own design.

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Changing Lives Meal Appeal

This Christmas Eve, Café 16 in Newcastle Cathedral will open its doors to Changing Lives, whose team will be on hand to serve a hot meal to those facing a difficult time during the festive season and spread some festive cheer.

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2024 events

We already have a range of visiting events confirmed for January until April 2024 including An Evening with Joe McElderry, raising funds for North East suicide prevention and bereavement support charity, If U Care Share.

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Organ Recital Series

Join us every Monday for recitals on the Cathedral’s historic grand pipe organ. November’s line-up includes visiting musicians from Durham Cathedral, Hexham Abbey and Carlisle Cathedral.

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Safeguarding

Newcastle Cathedral is committed to the safeguarding and protection of all children, young people and adults. View our safeguarding policies and procedures, along with contact details for the Cathedral’s designated Safeguarding Officer.

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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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