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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

Community

The Lantern Initiative

During the Middle Ages, our Lantern Tower functioned like a lighthouse, guiding ships along the River Tyne. Today the Cathedral seeks to shine as a beacon for people navigating dark or difficult times.

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Schools & groups

Embark on a journey of discovery and inspiration by planning a visit for your school, college, university or community group.

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Volunteer with us

Learn about how you can lend your time and skills to support our mission and enrich the lives of others.

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Vacancies

Discover the latest exciting opportunities to contribute to our vibrant community by exploring our ‘Vacancies’ page.

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Friends of St Nicholas

Established in 1933, the Friends is a charitable group that raises funds for the Cathedral and celebrates its heritage.

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Mothers’ Union

Newcastle’s Mothers’ Union is part of an international Christian movement which supports families and communities.

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Bell ringing

Our bells are rung today by dedicated members of the Durham and Newcastle Diocesan Association of Change Ringers.

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