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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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Make Your Own Pet Bowls – 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. Treat your pet to their very own handmade bowls and have... Read more »

£40

Choral Eucharist with Installation of Non-Residentiary Canons

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

Four non-residentiary canons will be installed at Newcastle Cathedral upon the invitation of the Rt Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, Bishop of Newcastle. Taking their newly designated places in the Cathedral... 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... Read more »

Free
Event Series Petertide Ordinations 2024

Petertide Ordinations 2024

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

The Petertide Ordinations for the Diocese of Newcastle take place on the weekend nearest St Peter's Day. These services mark the initiation of new deacons into the journey of priesthood... Read more »

Event Series Petertide Ordinations 2024

Petertide Ordinations 2024

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

The Petertide Ordinations for the Diocese of Newcastle take place on the weekend nearest St Peter's Day. These services mark the initiation of new deacons into the journey of priesthood... 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... Read more »

Free

Northern Proud Voices Celebration Concert

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

A joyous evening of pop/rock tunes performed by the North East's largest and longest-running LGBTQ+ community choir. Following the performance, there will be plenty of opportunities to network and enjoy... Read more »

Give As You Feel

Traditional Stained Glass Taster Session – 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. Try your hand at endangered heritage craft and... Read more »

£50

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... Read more »

Free

Installation of Canon for Worship and Congregational Life

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

Join us at Evensong as The Reverend Prebendary Ruth Hulse is installed as Residentiary Canon for Worship and Congregational Life at Newcastle Cathedral in the Diocese of Newcastle. https://newcastlecathedral.org.uk/canon-for-worship-congregational-life-announcement This... 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... Read more »

Free

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... Read more »

FREE - DONATIONS WELCOME

Stories of Sanctuary: Newcastle Summer Concert

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

Join us for an emotive and poignant show of original songs written and performed by the newly formed Newcastle Sanctuary Seekers Choir and featuring Sean Cooney from The Young’uns. Delivered... 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... Read more »

Free

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,... 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... Read more »

£16