July & August 2024 – Before planning your visit, please check our ‘Visitor Notices’ for accessibility updates and one-off changes to opening times. Click here to view.

Return of the Story Chair

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Watch this short film about the creation and development of the Story Chair. The Story Chair will return to the Cathedral in time for International Women's Day on Friday 8 March. It was designed with women in touch with the criminal justice system in collaboration with charity Changing Lives, Northumbria University and Newcastle Cathedral, supported... Read more »

Northern Counties Photography Exhibition – Whickham Photographic Club

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Delve into a diverse collection of prints and projected images, offering glimpses into the Cathedral's 2020-2021 redevelopment, scenes from the Little Theatre Gateshead, and nostalgic reflections on the much-missed Sycamore Gap tree. Explore an assortment of themes ranging from nature and landscape to architecture, abstract, portraits, travel, and beyond. Featuring work from Camera Clubs of... Read more »

FREE - DONATIONS WELCOME

Stories of Sanctuary: ‘Our Home’ – Newcastle Summer Concert

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Experience an unforgettable evening of original songs performed by the newly formed Newcastle Sanctuary Seekers Choir. The concert will showcase the powerful voices and stories of those seeking sanctuary or who have come to consider the Cathedral or the city of Newcastle as a place of sanctuary. Delivered in partnership with Citizen Songwriters and The... Read more »

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Newcastle Cathedral History Tours

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Discover the fascinating history of Newcastle Cathedral on an engaging tour lasting approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. Immerse yourself in centuries of rich heritage and captivating stories brought to life by passionate and knowledgeable volunteer guides. Each guide offers a unique perspective and personal insight into the Cathedral’s history and the faith that inspired... Read more »

GIVE AS YOU FEEL

Organ Recital (Every Monday, 1:05pm)

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Join us for beautiful music on the Cathedral's magnificent Lewis/Harrison/Nicholson organ across fifty-one weeks of the year. Recitals are by talented musicians, both local and from churches and cathedrals further afield. Recitals are free to attend, with a retiring collection (suggested donation £5). Please consider donating, either in person or online. Click here to make... Read more »

Free

Newcastle Cathedral History Tours

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Discover the fascinating history of Newcastle Cathedral on an engaging tour lasting approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. Immerse yourself in centuries of rich heritage and captivating stories brought to life by passionate and knowledgeable volunteer guides. Each guide offers a unique perspective and personal insight into the Cathedral’s history and the faith that inspired... Read more »

GIVE AS YOU FEEL

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Chapterhouse Theatre Company

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy in the historic interior of Newcastle Cathedral. Let yourself be whisked away on an enchanting journey to the most magical of forests, where you will meet bewitched lovers, playful fairies, and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes, a wonderful musical score, and fine performances come together... Read more »

£13 – £21.50

Design your own Fused Glass Coaster – Family-Friendly Artist Workshop

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Join Rita Griskonyte, an experienced stained glass artist based in the North East, for a series of creative workshops over the summer. During this family workshop, which is tailored for children and their grown-ups, participants can create fused glass coasters using glass grains and mosaic tiles. Suitable for ages 6+, max. 12 participants per workshop.... Read more »

£16

Friends of St Nicholas: Summer on the Terrace (90th Anniversary Party)

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Raise a toast to the invaluable contribution of the Friends of St Nicholas, the charitable group established in 1933 to raise funds for the Cathedral and to celebrate its heritage. Lesley Lee, a Cathedral volunteer and the secretary of the Friends, says: “Over the years, the Friends have played a vital role in supporting various... Read more »

Organ Recital (Every Monday, 1:05pm)

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Join us for beautiful music on the Cathedral's magnificent Lewis/Harrison/Nicholson organ across fifty-one weeks of the year. Recitals are by talented musicians, both local and from churches and cathedrals further afield. Recitals are free to attend, with a retiring collection (suggested donation £5). Please consider donating, either in person or online. Click here to make... Read more »

Free

Archaeology Antics! Family Fun Day

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Grab your trowel and join us for a day of summer fun. Unleash your inner archaeologist and dig up treasures and artefacts from centuries past. Explore some of our treasures, see and hear about what we have found under the Cathedral's own floor and learn about 'osteoarchaeology' – the scientific study of human skeletons excavated... Read more »

FREE - DONATIONS WELCOME

Newcastle Cathedral History Tours

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Discover the fascinating history of Newcastle Cathedral on an engaging tour lasting approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. Immerse yourself in centuries of rich heritage and captivating stories brought to life by passionate and knowledgeable volunteer guides. Each guide offers a unique perspective and personal insight into the Cathedral’s history and the faith that inspired... Read more »

GIVE AS YOU FEEL

Newcastle Cathedral History Tours

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Discover the fascinating history of Newcastle Cathedral on an engaging tour lasting approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. Immerse yourself in centuries of rich heritage and captivating stories brought to life by passionate and knowledgeable volunteer guides. Each guide offers a unique perspective and personal insight into the Cathedral’s history and the faith that inspired... Read more »

GIVE AS YOU FEEL

Organ Recital (Every Monday, 1:05pm)

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Join us for beautiful music on the Cathedral's magnificent Lewis/Harrison/Nicholson organ across fifty-one weeks of the year. Recitals are by talented musicians, both local and from churches and cathedrals further afield. Recitals are free to attend, with a retiring collection (suggested donation £5). Please consider donating, either in person or online. Click here to make... Read more »

Free
Event Series Newcastle Cathedral History Tours

Newcastle Cathedral History Tours

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Discover the fascinating history of Newcastle Cathedral on an engaging tour lasting approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. Immerse yourself in centuries of rich heritage and captivating stories brought to life by passionate and knowledgeable volunteer guides. Each guide offers a unique perspective and personal insight into the Cathedral’s history and the faith that inspired... Read more »

GIVE AS YOU FEEL

Organ Recital (Every Monday, 1:05pm)

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Join us for beautiful music on the Cathedral's magnificent Lewis/Harrison/Nicholson organ across fifty-one weeks of the year. Recitals are by talented musicians, both local and from churches and cathedrals further afield. Recitals are free to attend, with a retiring collection (suggested donation £5). Please consider donating, either in person or online. Click here to make... Read more »

Free
Event Series Newcastle Cathedral History Tours

Newcastle Cathedral History Tours

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Discover the fascinating history of Newcastle Cathedral on an engaging tour lasting approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. Immerse yourself in centuries of rich heritage and captivating stories brought to life by passionate and knowledgeable volunteer guides. Each guide offers a unique perspective and personal insight into the Cathedral’s history and the faith that inspired... Read more »

GIVE AS YOU FEEL

Cathedral Building Challenge – Family Fun Day

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Calling all engineers, big and small! Can you complete the challenge and build your own cathedral? Test your skills and powers of imagination with this family-friendly activity using K'NEX. How high will you build? Admission is free, but donations are welcome to support the Cathedral's ongoing Family Events programme and other work.

FREE - DONATIONS WELCOME

Make your own Plant Pot – Ceramic Workshop

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Join Amy Rutherford, a studio potter based near Newcastle, for a series of classes and workshops over the summer. Love your house plants? Come along and make some bespoke pots for them, relax and learn a new skill in the process. In this workshop, you will make your own ceramic plant pots from scratch and... Read more »

£42

FULLY BOOKED – Make your own Pair of Mugs – Ceramic Workshop

Newcastle Cathedral St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF, United Kingdom, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

Join Amy Rutherford, a studio potter based near Newcastle, for a series of classes and workshops over the summer. Fancy enjoying your tea or coffee from your very own handmade mug? In this workshop, you will make your own pair of ceramic mugs from scratch and decorate them as you choose. The workshop is relaxed,... Read more »

£42