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
Heritage Open Days – 9th & 12th Sept – 1pm to 3pm – Leeds Cathedral – to read an article about these days please click: https://www.dioceseofleeds.org.uk/heritage-open-days-success-at-the-cathedral/
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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