The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

World famous composer visits St Benedict’s School!

Popular and prolific composer and choral conductor, John Rutter CBE, is in demand across the world – and has paid a visit to a Leeds primary school to listen to the children’s progress on a most unusual musical instrument! Whole classes of pupils at St Benedict’s...

New Organist for Leeds Cathedral!

We are delighted to announce the appointment of William Campbell as Cathedral Organist at Leeds Cathedral from April 2024. Prior to joining our team, William, who holds the Royal College of Organists’ prestigious Fellowship diploma, was the Organ Scholar at Canterbury...

Schools Singing Programme Praised in Parliament!

The National Schools Singing Programme (NSSP), developed here in the Diocese of Leeds and now rolled out to most of the UK’s Catholic dioceses and some Church of England Cathedrals, has been given high praise in the House of Lords! Last Thursday’s debate was...

BBC Radio 3 Choral Vespers – LIVE from Leeds Cathedral!

On Wednesday 31 January at 4pm (repeated at 3pm on Sunday 4 February), the Senior Boys, Senior Girls, Schools Scholars and Choral Scholars of Leeds Cathedral Choir join forces in a broadcast of Choral Vespers live from Leeds Cathedral on BBC Radio 3...

BBC Radio Compline with Leeds Cathedral Choir

On Monday 4 December at 9.30 pm, BBC Radio 3’s service of Compline for the first week of Advent comes from Corpus Christi Church, Leeds. With words and music for the end of the day, including works by Sheppard, Tallis, and Byrd, sung by the senior girls and choral...

Cathedral Boys Choir Auditions

Does your son or grandson love singing? Leeds Cathedral Choir is auditioning boys in Year 3 and above for our Junior and Senior Cathedral Boys Choirs on the afternoon of Sunday 22 October 2023. Receive tuition from expert professional musicians, with amazing...