Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

May 24, 2019

As a part of the global prayer initiative, ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, Southwell Minster invites you to participate in some special interactive prayer stations. Running until 9 June, please feel free to visit at your leisure, pick up a prayer station guide from the welcome desk and in your own time, taking as long as you … Read More

Vacancy: Assistant Director of Music

Vacancy: Assistant Director of Music

May 24, 2019

Southwell Minster is looking to appoint an Assistant Director of Music with a passion for maintaining standards of musical excellence within worship, and developing singers of all ages. You will need to be a highly skilled organist with experience of working with children, and have a clear understanding of safeguarding. The salary is £22,749 plus … Read More

Southwell Minster Gardens and Grounds. Would you like to volunteer?

Southwell Minster Gardens and Grounds. Would you like to volunteer?

May 17, 2019

The grounds and gardens at Southwell Minster and The Archbishop’s Palace provide a peaceful and charming environment for locals and visitors to walk through, play in, learn from and enjoy. They are also an important link to the Minster itself, the history that surrounds it and its future. We are looking for a small group … Read More

Duke of Edinburgh students volunteer time at cathedral

Duke of Edinburgh students volunteer time at cathedral

May 15, 2019

Five students from the Minster School in Southwell have volunteered their time to help in the Education Garden at the Archbishop’s Palace, whilst working toward their Duke of Edinburgh Awards. The girls: Lauren, Milly and Kimberley are all in Year 9 and the boys: William  and Dan are in Year 10. Southwell Minster gardener, Amanda … Read More

Spring Time Travellers arrive at the Minster

Spring Time Travellers arrive at the Minster

March 15, 2019

Schools from Mapperley and Carrington were among 35 primary schools attending the annual Time Travelling RE days at Southwell Minster last week. 1500 children came and enjoyed a variety of activities including learning about how babies are baptised, singing, special clothes and taking a close look at the medieval carvings. Diana Ives, Cathedral Education Officer … Read More

Half term fun with those Crafty Romans

Half term fun with those Crafty Romans

February 22, 2019

400 visitors came to the Archbishop’s Palace at Southwell Minster on Thursday 21st February to enjoy a day of Romans-themed crafts and activities. Minster Education Officer Diana Ives said: “We were joined by Cookscool who helped us explore the types of food Romans might have eaten, and Southwell Community Archaeology Group brought some genuine finds … Read More

Listening to The Leaves: a day to reflect on creation and the environment

Listening to The Leaves: a day to reflect on creation and the environment

February 19, 2019

Southwell Minster is hosting a day to reflect upon ways in which environmental concerns, respect for creation, and the Christian message all inform one another. On Saturday March 2nd (10am-3.15pm) after a short act of worship in the Quire, local external organisations and individuals concerned with environmental issues will share their interests, concerns and activities. … Read More

Cathedral Electoral Roll

Cathedral Electoral Roll

February 18, 2019

Every 6 years each parish in the Church of England has to prepare a new Electoral Roll. In practice this means that anyone wishing to be a member of the new Roll has to re-apply. Preparation of our new Roll commences with immediate effect, and must be completed by 30th March, in order to comply … Read More

Appointment of Canon Precentor, Southwell Minster

Appointment of Canon Precentor, Southwell Minster

February 11, 2019

Bishop Paul is pleased to announce the appointment of the Reverend Dr Richard Frith as Canon Precentor (Residentiary Canon) for the Cathedral and Parish Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Southwell. Richard is presently Vicar of Holy Trinity and St Jude Church in Halifax, an ethnically-diverse suburban parish within the Diocese of Leeds. He served … Read More

Nativity for a New Year Exhibition launched in Minster

Nativity for a New Year Exhibition launched in Minster

February 4, 2019

Artist Jennifer Bell launched her latest exhibition in Southwell Minster on Friday 1st February. A large audience were welcomed to a drinks reception where they enjoyed viewing more than 30 original works by Jennifer, who is a freelance, self-taught mural painter. See photos at: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gm0symioq4ynwz1/AACf_DRpz5j4ZQaJFThYqgmha?dl=0 Read more about the exhibition >>     From the … Read More

Minster’s winter fuel initiative to help the poor

Minster’s winter fuel initiative to help the poor

November 22, 2018

Every year, millions of financially-sound people over the age of 65 are given an automatic payment of between £100 and £300 by the Government to cover winter fuel costs, and a new initiative is being launched by Southwell Minster suggesting those who are able might wish to donate this to The Southwell Charity for the … Read More

Minster hosts County Centenary Commemoration of the end of WW1

Minster hosts County Centenary Commemoration of the end of WW1

November 12, 2018

Nottinghamshire County Council held their Centenary Commemoration of the ending of the end of the first world war in Southwell Minster on Tuesday 6 November at 4.30pm. The address was given by the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, the Rt Revd Paul Williams and the service was led by the Very Revd Nicola Sullivan, Dean … Read More

Award-winning folk singer to perform at Southwell Minster

Award-winning folk singer to perform at Southwell Minster

October 31, 2018

Charismatic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman will be performing live at Southwell Minster in 2019. Tickets have just gone on sale for BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Seth’s UK tour with a new band line-up in November and Spring 2019, and he will be appearing for one night only in the nave of the … Read More

Ground-breaking textile exhibition at the Minster this autumn

Ground-breaking textile exhibition at the Minster this autumn

September 5, 2018

Southwell Minster is delighted to announce that they are hosting what is possibly the biggest textiles exhibition by a single artist in the world. This spectacular and ground-breaking exhibition of textile art by Jacqui Parkinson is on show from 16 October to 30 November in the Quire Aisles of the Minster, the final stop of … Read More

Late-Summer edition of Southwell Leaves is out now

Late-Summer edition of Southwell Leaves is out now

August 5, 2018

Cathedrals, as Dean Nicola says in her article on page 4, are sacred spaces where people can have a wide variety of experiences. In this edition of Southwell Leaves you can read about what goes on in the building, as well as about what people inspired by the building and its faith are concerned with. … Read More

The Leaves of Southwell project: 2018 update and fundraising appeal

The Leaves of Southwell project: 2018 update and fundraising appeal

August 5, 2018

Southwell Minster is working presently with the Heritage Lottery Fund on a project to better understand, conserve and interpret the world-famous medieval stone carvings in the Chapter House.  At the same time, we plan to renew the main high roof over the Quire. Find out more Further information on the project: Southwell Minster: Charlie Leggatt … Read More