A group of volunteer stitchers and embroiderers that look after and renew the textiles in Southwell Minster.
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
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.
The Theology Group
Take a Space Voyage through Southwell Minster this September!
A father and uncle who wanted to do a one-off bike ride from John o’ Groats to Land’s End and raise £10,000 for Cancer Research UK are now about to embark upon their fifth major cycling challenge and top the £280,000 mark. Mark Bayliss, 62, from Cornwall and brother-in-law James Van Cleef, 54, from Essex, … Read More
Southwell Music Festival returns
Join us for a guided tour of Southwell Minster
Music in the State Chamber
Family service for Mothering Sunday service at Southwell Minster
Take a read of Southwell Minster’s Annual Report for 2021.
Join us in the Palace Gardens this summer for our best line-up yet!
We are looking to recruit new volunteer gardeners to help our friendly gardening team with a range of green-fingered tasks.
Holy Week and Easter services at Southwell Minster.
Check out these images of amazing work from artist Jacqui Parkinson as part of her ‘Threads through Creation’ exhibition. All of these and more are available to purchase from The Cathedral Shop on Church Street.
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
New naturistic work by renowned composer to be premiered by cathedral choir
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 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!
On Saturday 22 January, Southwell Minster will receive its first ever Canon Missioner
Notts TV recently filmed an episode of their popular history programme Rediscovering Notts at Southwell Minster and you can view it here.
Happy Christmas from all at Southwell Minster
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.
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.
Our welcome leaflet is now available to download in Mandarin, Russian, Dutch, Japanese, and Czech.
We are delighted to share our plans for Advent and Christmas this year.
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, situated on Church Street, has a huge selection of Advent and Christmas gifts available this year.
Our popular Cathedral Carol Services will be at 7pm on both Thursday 23 and Friday 24 December. Booking essential.
Appointment of new Canon Missioner: The Revd Canon Paul Rattigan.
Our popular series of talks based on the Leaves of Southwell returns.
Ellie-Jean, our history-making Head Girl Chorister, appears on ITV Central
Join us for our fantastic Chorister Experience Day. Due to high demand, we’ll be running this on both Saturday 2 October and Saturday 13 November (both 10am – 12.30pm). The experience consists of a morning of activities at Southwell Minster for children aged 5-7 (school Y1/2). Get to experience singing in the Minster, meet the … Read More
Southwell Minster appoints first head girl chorister in its 1,000 year history
Download the new Canon Missioner Information Pack.
Justice Action Group
Our popular regular series of Friday lunchtime concerts in the Minster will restart on Friday 10 September with a concert of classical guitar music given by the award-winning Alan Thomas.
Join an international team of expert speakers to explore a vast array of fascinating topics including:
Our popular regular series of Friday lunchtime concerts in the Minster will restart on Friday 10 September with a concert of classical guitar music given by the award-winning Alan Thomas. The programme for the rest of the year can now be seen.