The Catholic Church across Yorkshire’s historic West Riding since 1878.

Leeds Cathedral

National Lottery Heritage Fund Grant

Leeds Cathedral Awarded a grant of almost £100k from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to share history and heritage in the heart of the city.

The Diocese of Leeds has received a grant of £99,944 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for Leeds Cathedral to expand its welcome and provisions for visitors of all faiths and none. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, Leeds Cathedral’s ‘Heritage for All’ project will celebrate the 2024 centenary of the Cathedral’s consecration by welcoming all to share its history, heritage, and culture at the heart of the City of Leeds

This grant will help prepare for the centenary of the Consecration of the Cathedral in 2024.

It will help fund:

  • Stonework repairs
  • Undertake improvements to exterior and interior welcome, including installation of improved signage, display materials/stands and digital information screens
  • An in-depth study of how to improve access and toilet facilities at the Cathedral
  • Training opportunities for volunteers
  • The development of resources for school visits
Forthcoming events at Leeds Cathedral supported by NLHF
More events to follow over the coming months
Past events
December 2023
Leeds Cathedral Carol Service – Sunday 10th December, 4pm, Leeds Cathedral, Free admission
November 2023
Visit of the Turin Shroud Replica Exhibition – Sunday 12th November to Thursday 30th November – Leeds Cathedral – Free Admission – More details to be found in the News section on the Home page
October 2023
Light Night Leeds – 13th Oct – 7pm to 10pm – Leeds Cathedral – to read an article about the event, please visit the News Section of the website.  Further accounts of the event can be viewed at:
Below is a cloud map created from words written by those who visited the Cathedral during Light Night Leeds 2023.

September 2023

Heritage Open Days – 9th & 12th Sept – 1pm to 3pm – Leeds Cathedral – to read an article about these days please click:

Concert, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater – 14th Sept – 7pm – Leeds Cathedral – Soloists and accompanied by strings 

Volunteer Recruitment Events – 14th Sept – 6.15pm to 8.00pm and 23rd Sept – 12.45pm to 2.30pm – Wheeler Hall, St Anne’s Street, LS2 8BE 

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