New services

New services

November 18, 2022

New services at Southwell Minster

Organathon success!

Organathon success!

October 3, 2022

The inaugural Great Southwell Organathon was a hugely successful event! Over the course of 24 hours straight, audiences were treated to performances by TWELVE professional organists, TWENTY-TWO choristers,  FOURTEEN professional singers, and ONE bat, which flew around happily at all the night-time events.

Special services

Special services

September 9, 2022

We would like to share with you our special services over the next 10 days.

Safeguarding documents

September 6, 2022

Safeguarding The Church of England has commissioned SCIE (the Social Care Institute for Excellence) to undertake an audit of the safeguarding provision of all of the Dioceses and Cathedrals in England. As part of this process, Southwell Cathedral was visited by SCIE to audit its safeguarding provision during September 2021. The report from the Audit … Read More

Organathon – Grand Finale

Organathon – Grand Finale

September 1, 2022

Southwell’s first ever Organathon concludes with a Last Night of the Proms extravaganza with the Cathedral Organists and Choir.

Celebration of Creation

Celebration of Creation

August 3, 2022

On Thursday 11 August there will be a 30-40 minute service in the Palace Gardens to celebrate creation and to remember Saint Clare of Assisi, friend of St Francis who had such a respect and love for the natural world.

Volunteers’ Fair

Volunteers’ Fair

June 9, 2022

Have you ever heard the sound of bells ringing on a sunny morning and wondered how you learn to do that? Or pondered how you might care for the ancient texts of a library that’s nearly 1,000 years old? How about sharing the history of an architecturally unique building? Or that of a palace was … Read More

Worship Consultation

Worship Consultation

June 7, 2022

As the Minster comes towards the end of a trial period with a new pattern of Sunday morning worship (a 10.00am Cathedral Eucharist instead of the previous 9.15am Family Eucharist and 11.15am Sung Eucharist), we are holding a consultation on our worship, as we seek together God’s wisdom for the future of our worshipping life.

Tours

Tours

April 8, 2022

Join us for a guided tour of Southwell Minster

Annual Report 2021

Annual Report 2021

March 16, 2022

Take a read of Southwell Minster’s Annual Report for 2021. 

Summer Showtime

Summer Showtime

March 16, 2022

Join us in the Palace Gardens this summer for our best line-up yet!

Garden volunteers

Garden volunteers

March 11, 2022

We are looking to recruit new volunteer gardeners to help our friendly gardening team with a range of green-fingered tasks.

Prayer Vigil for Ukraine

Prayer Vigil for Ukraine

February 25, 2022

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are encouraging churches to keep this Sunday as a day of prayer for Ukraine, for Russia, and for peace. From 12.00–1.00pm on Sunday there will be an hour’s vigil of prayer for Ukraine in the Minster. Please join us if you are able, and please continue to pray for … Read More

Swimming for charity

Swimming for charity

February 7, 2022

During March, five intrepid members of our Cathedral Choir family will each be swimming 34km (or the length of the English Channel) to raise money for our Choir Association.

Guy Goes North!

Guy Goes North!

January 27, 2022

Guy Turner, Lay Clerk (professional singer in Southwell Minster’s Choir) is undertaking a massive walk of over 1,000 miles, taking just over 2 months, to raise money for 4 charities, including Southwell Minster’s very own eco projects!

Lay Clerk Guy Turner to walk 1,000 miles for charity!

Lay Clerk Guy Turner to walk 1,000 miles for charity!

December 16, 2021

Local musician Guy Turner is swapping the choir stalls and the conductor’s podium for the open road next Summer when he walks over 1000 miles for charity enroute from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Southwell’s ‘Churches Together’ raise £7,300 for Christian Aid Week

Southwell’s ‘Churches Together’ raise £7,300 for Christian Aid Week

December 3, 2021

Churches Together in Southwell have contributed an amazing £7,300 for Christian Aid Week 2021. Thank you to everyone involved and all those who have donated. Internationally, over £5m has been raised for this very worthy cause. Pictured: Jean Jackson and Helen Sills of Churches Together in Southwell Christian Aid.  

Translated Welcome Leaflets

Translated Welcome Leaflets

December 2, 2021

Our welcome leaflet is now available to download in Mandarin, Russian, Dutch, Japanese, and Czech.

Coming soon to Southwell Minster

November 25, 2021

We’ve got lots of things planned over the next few months, from art installations to outdoor theatre to plant fairs, there’s something here for everybody.

The Cathedral Shop this Christmas

November 24, 2021

The Cathedral Shop, situated on Church Street, has a huge selection of Advent and Christmas gifts available this year.

Cathedral Carol Services

Cathedral Carol Services

November 3, 2021

Our popular Cathedral Carol Services will be at 7pm on both Thursday 23 and Friday 24 December. Booking essential.

September 27, 2021

Climate Change Workshop at Holy Trinity Church