The Stained Glass Windows - a note from the Dean.
2 May 2017
I am sure you have noticed the scaffolding which has been erected on the south side of the nave.This is the start of our project to conserve and protect the stained glass windows at this end of the cathedral. The funding for this project has come from the World War I Fund set up for cathedrals by George Osborne, when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the work being undertaken by Barley Studios will continue until after Christmas.Read More
Magic Lantern Show of rare images
14 November 2016
A rare find in Wakefield Cathedral offers a chance to step back in time for a special event on Nov 24. A series of previously unseen slides made during the repairing and replacing of the Cathedral’s roof back in the 1930s have been found hidden away in a cupboard in the vestry.Read More