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Opening times

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

What's on

Events & special services

Newcastle Cathedral has a vibrant programme of concerts, organ recitals, exhibitions and activities throughout the year.

This page can be used to find events and special services taking place over the next 8-12 weeks. Please note that this calendar does not include all daily or weekly services.

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Special Spaces: A Schools’ Exhibition

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

An important part of the Cathedral's mission is to welcome school groups, particularly those that can least afford to visit. The cost-of-living crisis has led to schools and families facing greater financial pressures, forcing them to make savings in their budgets; costly activities such as school trips are often the first to be cut from... Read more »

FREE

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

Stories of Sanctuary Songwriting Sessions

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

Everyone is welcome to join these fun and free songwriting sessions, especially those who are seeking sanctuary or who consider the Cathedral a place of sanctuary. The sessions will be led by Sam Slatcher from Citizen Songwriters, with special guest Sean Cooney from The Young’uns at two of the sessions. You can join these sessions... Read more »

FREE

Live Youth Theatre Presents: FED UP!

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

Food is at the heart (and the belly) of every culture. It is something we all have in common. We need it to live but how else does it affect our lives? Our emotions? Our bodies? And what happens if you don’t get it? Using research, testimony, and their own words, a talented group of... Read more »

GIVE AS YOU FEEL

Sung Eucharist for Trinity Sunday

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

Join us on the Sunday following Pentecost, which is the seventh Sunday after Easter. This day is dedicated to honouring the Holy Trinity: the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit. This service will be live-streamed via our YouTube channel. Click here for our weekly Services & Music schedule.

The Wizarding Organ – Ewa Belmas plays The Music of Harry Potter

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

Join us for a special half-term treat: hear the music of Harry Potter like you've never heard it before, played on the Cathedral's magnificent organ. Ewa Belmas, a talented concert organist from Ukraine and now based in England, will present a unique suite comprising her own transcriptions of John Williams' spellbinding compositions from the first... Read more »

BY DONATION

Stories of Sanctuary Songwriting Sessions

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

Everyone is welcome to join these fun and free songwriting sessions, especially those who are seeking sanctuary or who consider the Cathedral a place of sanctuary. The sessions will be led by Sam Slatcher from Citizen Songwriters, with special guest Sean Cooney from The Young’uns at two of the sessions. You can join these sessions... Read more »

FREE

We Depend on Our Words – Pride Month Exhibition

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

“What is it that we human beings ultimately depend on? We depend on our words. We are suspended in language. Our task is to communicate experience and ideas to others” – Niels Bohr, Nobel Prize Winner. Pride Month, celebrated every June, is a vibrant and inclusive occasion that honours the LGBTQ+ community, their history, achievements,... Read more »

Sung Eucharist for the Feast of Corpus Christi

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

Join us on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, 60 days after the start of Easter, for the Feast of Corpus Christi. On this day, we honour the Eucharist and commemorate the institution of the Holy Eucharist by Jesus Christ during the Last Supper. This service will be live-streamed via our YouTube channel. Click here for... 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

Volunteers’ Week Celebration Service

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

Volunteers' Week celebrates the amazing contributions volunteers make to communities across the UK. Join us to celebrate the vibrant volunteer community at the heart of the city of Newcastle and the wider Diocese. This informal service will recognise the contribution volunteers make and is open to people of all faiths and none. If you don't... Read more »

Stories of Sanctuary Songwriting Sessions

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

Everyone is welcome to join these fun and free songwriting sessions, especially those who are seeking sanctuary or who consider the Cathedral a place of sanctuary. The sessions will be led by Sam Slatcher from Citizen Songwriters, with special guest Sean Cooney from The Young’uns at two of the sessions. You can join these sessions... Read more »

FREE

Elton John by Candlelight (Concerts by Candlelight)

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

Featuring a cast of West End singers and an epic live band, experience the hits of  Elton John as you have never heard them before! This incredible show features some of the most iconic songs of all time, including ‘I’m Still Standing’, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’, 'Candle in the Wind’, ‘Bennie and the Jets’ and... Read more »

£35 – £45

Elton John by Candlelight (Concerts by Candlelight)

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

Featuring a cast of West End singers and an epic live band, experience the hits of  Elton John as you have never heard them before! This incredible show features some of the most iconic songs of all time, including ‘I’m Still Standing’, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’, 'Candle in the Wind’, ‘Bennie and the Jets’ and... Read more »

£35 – £45

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

Stories of Sanctuary Songwriting Sessions

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

Everyone is welcome to join these fun and free songwriting sessions, especially those who are seeking sanctuary or who consider the Cathedral a place of sanctuary. The sessions will be led by Sam Slatcher from Citizen Songwriters, with special guest Sean Cooney from The Young’uns at two of the sessions. You can join these sessions... Read more »

FREE

Queen by Candlelight (Concerts by Candlelight)

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

Direct from Carnegie Hall, New York and following a run of sell-out shows across the UK and Australia, join us for an incredible night of Queen anthems performed by candlelight. Featuring a cast of West End Singers accompanied by an epic live rock band, experience some of the most iconic songs of all time, including... Read more »

£35 – £45

Queen by Candlelight (Concerts by Candlelight)

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

Direct from Carnegie Hall, New York and following a run of sell-out shows across the UK and Australia, join us for an incredible night of Queen anthems performed by candlelight. Featuring a cast of West End Singers accompanied by an epic live rock band, experience some of the most iconic songs of all time, including... Read more »

£35 – £45

Queen by Candlelight (Concerts by Candlelight)

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

Direct from Carnegie Hall, New York and following a run of sell-out shows across the UK and Australia, join us for an incredible night of Queen anthems performed by candlelight. Featuring a cast of West End Singers accompanied by an epic live rock band, experience some of the most iconic songs of all time, including... Read more »

£35 – £45

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