Autumn Lunchtime Concert Season 2017

Click below for more information on our Autumn Lunchtime Recital season. Mondays at 1.00pm; free admission. Concerts last approximately half an hour.

Servant: The Royal Maundy Exhibtion

On Monday 17 April at 10.15am the Dean of Leicester and the Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire Jennifer, Lady Gretton opened an exhibition of photographs taken at the 2017 Royal Maundy service at Leicester Cathedral. Entitled ‘Servant’, […]

Statement on the Westminster Attack

Yesterday’s events in Westminster have shocked and saddened us all. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are bereaved and injured. In particular we remember the family of PC Keith Palmer who was killed […]

The Royal Maundy Service

On Maundy Thursday, April 13th 2017, the Royal Maundy Service, at which Maundy Money is distributed by Her Majesty The Queen, will be held in Leicester Cathedral. The Service, an occasion rich in tradition and […]

Lent and Easter 2017

See below for information on our Services and Events for Lent and Easter 2017. “I give you a new commandment, to love one another.” HOLY WEEK PALM SUNDAY Sunday 9 April 10.00    Palm Sunday Eucharist Meet […]

Lunchtime Concert Season 2017

Click below for more information on our Spring Lunchtime Recital season. Mondays at 1.00pm; free admission. Concerts last approximately half an hour. Spring Recitals 2017

Forthcoming Cathedral Closures

The Cathedral will be closed to visitors on the following dates:           April Monday 3 April: Ambulatory closed during recital, restricted access to remainder of building – 12.45-13.45 Thursday 6 April: Cathedral […]

Education in the Cathedral

Below you can find a calendar of the many Education events that will be held until Christmas. See the attached flyers for more information as well! For any queries, please contact the Cathedral Office at […]

Cathedral wins Eco Award

Leicester Cathedral is only the 7th Cathedral in the country to gain an eco-church award. This demonstrates a commitment to caring for God’s world in worship and teaching, use of the building, community and global […]

University of Leicester honours the Dean of Leicester

The Very Reverend David Monteith, Dean of Leicester has been  awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Leicester. In a year that has seen the make headlines for its unprecedented sporting achievements, the University […]

Shop at our King Richard III website – NEW STOCK

To browse and purchase our stock, please visit: http://kingrichardinleicester.com/shop/ Currently available: NEW: How to Bury a King – the memoir of the reburial by the Revd Pete Hobson NEW: He lieth under this stone – music […]

Forthcoming Cathedral Closures at the Cathedral

The Cathedral will be closed to visitors on the following dates: May Monday 2 May: Closed during lunchtime recital – 12.45-13.45 Friday 13 May: Possible restricted access to visitors (Tomb open) – all day Saturday […]

Welcome to Leicester Cathedral

A warm welcome to the Leicester Cathedral website. Leicester Cathedral is at the physical heart of our city and county. ..

New Website!

As you might have seen, we have a new website! As you can imagine, there may be a fair few teething issues as we get to grips with new layouts and out of date formatting. […]

The Crown of Love

The Cathedral Flower Arrangers are holding an exhibition of Wedding Dresses, bouquets and flowers to honour the Platinum Wedding Anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip. We are opening the exhibition with a gala […]

New CD from Leicester Cathedral Chamber Choir

Leicester Cathedral Chamber Choir’s new CD of choral and organ music is now available for purchase. Entitled ‘The Beatific Vision’, it features music by local composers Simon Mold and Charles Paterson. Simon is currently a […]

Reforming Marriage

Dean David spoke as part of a talk given on Monday 9 October 2017, part of the St Martin-in-the-Fields Autumn Lecture Series – Reformation. The panel also featured Nicholas Holtam and Sally Hitchiner. The topic was Reforming […]

Volunteer Verger Applications

Would you, or someone you know, be interested in strengthening the Verging Team as a Volunteer Verger? Click below for a fantastic opportunity to help support the work of the Cathedral! Volunteer Verger Application Form Please […]

Appointment of the first Bishop of Loughborough

The Revd Canon Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani has been appointed as the first Bishop of Loughborough. Canon Guli Francis-Dehqani currently leads Curate Training in the Diocese of Peterborough. She is also Adviser for Women’s Ministry for […]