Wakefield Artwalk - July 2021
22 July 2021
Join us on Wednesday 28 July 2021 between 17:00 and 21:00 as Wakefield Cathedral joins in with the latest Wakefield Artwalk, featuring artwork from Helen Thomas, Helen Riddle and Mohammad Barrangi.Read More
Thank You Day 2021 - An Open Letter
2 July 2021
Sunday 04 July marks Thank You Day 2021 in the UK, a day where we can all come together as a nation to show our appreciation for those people in our lives and in our communities who have helped us and made a difference over the past twelves months.
We have delivered letters to shops, to hospitals and to key workers across the city centre this week to say thank you for their support over the last twelve months, penned as follows:Read More
Find out more about Wakefield Chantry Chapel
2 July 2021
Diana Grudgings celebrates a significant anniversary in the centuries’ long tradition of worship in Wakefield’s Chantry Chapel. Find out more about the chapel's history and the services available from this wonderful part of Wakefield.
Ea's Rhubarb Scones Recipe
24 February 2021
Like many people in Wakefield and across the surrounding region, Wakefield Cathedral always enjoys getting involved with the annual Rhubarb Festival which takes over the city centre every February.
Unfortunately, due to the pandemic the festival was not able to take place this year, however our Catering Manager Ea Nielsen has once again provided us with a fabulous recipe so we can still celebrate all things rhubarb.Read More
Cathedral provides Computers to support Community
22 February 2021
With schools still closed and the constant demand for computers and IT equipment for home-working still a problem across the district, Wakefield Cathedral have been able to play their part in tackling this situation with the support of a local community group.Read More
Time Begins to Move Forward Again at Wakefield Cathedral
18 February 2021
Over the past twelve months it feels as if time has stood still for many of us, however at Wakefield Cathedral the feeling is meant in a much more literal way.
That is because the historic clock, which can be seen on the cathedral spire across the skylines of the Wakefield District, broke during the summer of 2020 and has remained static ever since… until now.Read More
Racial Justice Sunday
9 February 2021
Sunday 14th February 2021 is ‘Racial Justice Sunday’, and to mark this the cathedrals of the Diocese of Leeds will be re-releasing a programme of perspectives, prayers, music and Bible readings on the theme of racial justice, that was launched last September.Read More
Wakefield Cathedral and the new normal : a message from the Dean
26 August 2020
Wakefield Cathedral and the new normal.
We have been reviewing our plans for the rest of 2020 in the light of the continuing effects of Covid-19. Our starting point has been our determination to continue to serve all the city’s communities while keeping everyone safe.Read More
Truth be told - a reflection on the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union by Dean Simon
31 January 2020
Truth be told
At 23.00 this evening the United Kingdom will cease formally to be a member state of the European Union. For some this will be a time to mourn; for others it will be a time to dance; for all of us it ought to be a time to reflect on what has been and on what might be to come.Read More