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Blackburn Cathedral

Cathedral Close, Blackburn BB1 5AA, England
+44 1254 503090
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Lovely cathedral and welcome

We visited here for N interfaith event and were welcomed with our children thoroughly. It was s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
S4z3d4
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Cathedral

Well maintained historical buildings right in the middle of town. Many different events held. Worth... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Ian H
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Blackburn Cathedral is one of England's newest cathedrals, yet it is one of the country's oldest places of Christian worship. For many centuries, this has been the Parish Church of Blackburn dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin. It continues as a place of prayer and worship and is now at the centre of the Diocese which takes in almost the whole of Lancashire.
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Cathedral Close, Blackburn BB1 5AA, England
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"stained glass"
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"beautiful building"
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"crown of thorns"
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"flower festival"
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"gothic style"
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"great cafe"
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"premier inn"
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"modern inside"
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"lantern tower"
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"green oasis"
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"office block"
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"railway station"
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"new addition"
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"lovely place"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for N interfaith event and were welcomed with our children thoroughly. It was s great event, and I loved the entrance out on towards the railway station.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Well maintained historical buildings right in the middle of town. Many different events held. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

A more modern cathedral with an inspiring spire, letting in light and changing with the weather, noe adjacent to a great cafe and good on a wet Lancashire afternoon

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I invited my friend for coffee after we had visited a jewellers. We entered the cathedral and the organ was being played. What a wonderful experience it was so uplifting. We then carried on to the cafe, it is so vibrant and tastefully furnished! We...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Regular place of worship Beautiful calm clean modern cathedral with great staff not just clergy Conveniently situated in town centre and open most of the time

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Lovely Cathedral plus a great shopping centre.The Cathedral was formerly used as the local QEGS grammar school which was opened by Queen Elizabeth the 1st 453 years ago.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Spent the weekend singing in the cathedral, so have to take the opportunity of looking around. Didn't really know much about the history of Blackburn beforehand, so interesting to read about it being the newest cathedral in the country and the history of the building...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We went to a Christmas do in the Cathedral and were amazed, at this stunning location. The lighting was ethereal the layout of the tables fantastic, then going down into the crypt, for drinks and dancing, just amazing.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We went into Blackburn Cathedral for a look much renovation is going on the sandstone facade but the inside is very modern looking, yes they have the organs and stain glass windows but the alter is modern as above the alter. There is a coffee...More

Thank Lee S
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I've been to the cathedral many times, with friends, with Blackburn People's Choir, and taking classes of KS2 children. There is a lot to see, it is a lovely space to be in and the acoustics are beautiful. If you ever have the opportunity to...More

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zeytin62
3 February 2017|
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Response from Linuxcompitech | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is an amazing cafe/restaurant on site. It is called 'cafe Northcote at the Cathedral'.
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Sheila s
15 March 2015|
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Response from Linuxcompitech | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes.....There is a hotel right next door to the cathedral, and the parking for the hotel is just across the road from the hotel.
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