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Blackburn Cathedral

Cathedral Close, Blackburn BB1 5AA, England
+44 1254 503090
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I invited my friend for coffee after we had visited a jewellers. We entered the cathedral and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
_christineyates1948
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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My regular place

Regular place of worship Beautiful calm clean modern cathedral with great staff not just... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
chris52lk
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Preston, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average7%
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Cathedral Close, Blackburn BB1 5AA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank chris52lk
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.

Thank bburnrover
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

Thank Thejono
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.

Thank james1849
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
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

Thank archduchess
Reviewed 15 July 2017

first ever visit to Blackburn cathedral and I really enjoyed. Very modern as opposed to other cathedrals but it as a sleek welcoming feel. I really loved the ceiling and the statues. Nice place to spend a little solitude time.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Cathedral is a little oasis of peace in a bustling city centre. The old Parish Church was extended by the modern East End, with a stunning Lantern, casting wonderful coloured light on the central Altar. Beautifully maintained, it is clean and bright, and the...More

Thank davidholroyd
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We went in for a quick look around and were impressed by the work done, an old building but everything inside brand new and a modern edge to it all, even the organ is new, pipes and all, it was being played and what a...More

Thank 80marines
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zeytin62
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Response from Christina I | Reviewed this property |
lovely basement cafe, not sure what vouchers you mean
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