Relaunched Friends of Wakefield Cathedral gets new head.
19 January 2017
Former head of Wakefield Girls High School has taken on a new role – to head up the relaunched Friends of Wakefield Cathedral.
Pat Langham, CBE, has agreed to take on the renewed Friends – an initiative to bring as many people from the city and beyond together to support the work, the life and the fabric of this iconic Grade 1 listed building and safeguard its future.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
The Wakefield Mysteries
12 August 2016
The Wakefield Mystery Plays opened in Wakefield Cathedral last night to rapturous applause.
The series of plays originally written by the City’s Guilds in the Middle Ages to tell the story of the Bible, have been rewritten for a modern audience by writer Nick Lane who has created two new plays for this production – The Fall & Rise and The Price of Love.Read More
New Visitor Information Point at Wakefield Cathedral
30 March 2016
The Council is working with Wakefield Cathedral to develop the new service to be located at the Cathedral's Treacy Hall. The existing cafe and gift shop will be reconfigured and enhanced to include an inviting new Visitor Information Point and will stock brochures and leaflets promoting key attractions across the district.Read More