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Seen/Unseen - a new exhibition at Chelmsford Cathedral

8 September 2021

Seen / Unseen.  A new textile exhibition at Chelmsford Cathedral by artist Pauline Medinger.

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Speaking Truth to Power: How and Why Cathedrals Touch Lives

24 August 2021

Ivor reflects; In an age where cathedrals continue to attract and inspire many, a powerful, persuasive argument for their…

Afghan Refugees Welcome

20 August 2021

Bishop Guli releases a statement on the church's response to the Afghan refugee crisis.

Chelmsford Interfaith Cricket Match

17 August 2021

The welcome and much anticipated return of the Chelmsford Interfaith Cricket tournament between the Cathedral, Muslim and Hindu communities.

Garden Cafe Gazebo

Garden Cafe fun!

10 August 2021

Canon Ivor made use of the Cathedral's new gazebo at the first Garden Cafe that took place in the Cathedral grounds last Friday.

Relay 4

Cycle Relay Reaches Chelmsford

18 June 2021

The new 2,000 mile cycle route connecting all 42 cathedrals in England is open and last weekend the riders arrived in Chelmsford.

Cathedral Spring

This week is Volunteers’ Week

1 June 2021

Thanking our volunteers during National Volunteers Week 1st - 7th June.

Pilgrimage Walk with Bishop Guli

28 May 2021

Bishop Guli joins Dean of Chelmsford on Pentecost Sunday Pilgrimage Walk.

Supporting Dementia Action Week

17 May 2021

It's Dementia Action Week and Chelmsford Cathedral is a dementia friendly community.  Canon Ivor Moody writes about how the cathedral is supporting the cause.

Mental Health Week 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week

10 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 10th to 16th May 2021. Perhaps as never before mental health will occupy headlines…

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East of England Cathedrals to host online Sustainable Living conference, 12th June 2021

4 May 2021

Five cathedrals in the east of England are preparing for their own online Sustainable Living conference, on Saturday 12th June.

Could you join the Cathedral’s relay challenge?

22 April 2021

The Relay Challenge starts at England’s most northerly cathedral, Newcastle, on 30 May. An Olympic-style baton will…

Boy singing

Join the Cathedral Choir

18 April 2021

Why not find out what being a chorister is like?  The choir is holding an open afternoon.

Cathedral joins the nation in remembering HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

16 April 2021

It has been an extraordinary life – from his birth on the Greek Island of Corfu in 1921 to his gentle death on 9th April…

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Cathedral Reopens for Worship

13 April 2021

The Cathedral is now open for worship.  You are welcome to join us for our 10.30am Sunday Eucharist.  We simply…

Remembering Holocaust Memorial Day

8 April 2021

Canon Ivor Moody reflects on Holocaust Memorial Day

Good Lament and Hard Hope

9 March 2021

Good Lament and Hard Hope is a project that explores the challenges of the pandemic and wants to help enable people to express their grief and hope through hand-made fabric postcards.

Colours of Hope

Colours of Hope - One Year On

4 March 2021

On the 23rd March 2021 the UK will have spent a year in lockdown, an unprecedented moment in our national life. 

Lunchtime concerts resume on-line

11 February 2021

We are delighted to announce that our lunchtime concert programme will resume this month, live streamed on our Facebook page @chelmsfordcathedral.

Jesus on the cross

The Seven Psalms, a Lent Journey of Lament and Hope

11 February 2021

This Lent, the Dean of Chelmsford, The Very Revd Nicholas Henshall, will lead a journey through the seven psalms, often called the Penitential Psalms.

Remembering 100,000 lives lost.

28 January 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has affected our lives on many levels and through these difficult days we hold onto the promise of hope for better days ahead. 

The Bishops chair in the Cathedral

You are invited to the election of the new Bishop

21 January 2021

Do join us on Tuesday 26th January at 7.30pm as we livestream a short service to elect the new Bishop of Chelmsford into the College of Canons.

Cathedral installs new live streaming equipment with the help of a grant.

14 January 2021

Chelmsford Cathedral has recently installed new live streaming equipment, to enable better streaming of services, broadcast from the Cathedral building.

Bishop Guli

Next Bishop of Chelmsford announced

17 December 2020

Downing Street has announced that the Right Reverend Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani will be the next Bishop of Chelmsford, succeeding the Most Reverend Stephen Cottrell.

The Cathedral lit up

Light of Hope at Chelmsford Cathedral

30 October 2020

On November 1st, Chelmsford Cathedral will be taking part in a spectacular light display together with other cathedrals across the country.

Good to Go

Good to Go award received

9 July 2020

Chelmsford Cathedral is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the 'Good to Go' mark.

Eco award

Cathedral gains Eco Church silver award

4 June 2020

Chelmsford Cathedral is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Eco Church Silver Level.

Candles in the Cathedral

Choosing the next Bishop of Chelmsford - have your say!

22 May 2020

The consultation started on 11 May and finishes on 4 July. Inevitably because of the current situation, everybody is strongly encouraged to make their contribution to the consultation on line.

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Dean welcomes Boogie Woogie to the Cathedral

16 March 2020

On Saturday Terry Miles visited us here at Chelmsford Cathedral and met the Dean, The Very Revd Nichaolas Henshall.

The choir on the roof.

Ascension Day

30 April 2019

On Thursday 30 May the Cathedral celebrated Ascension Day, the day Jesus rose into heaven after his resurrection on Easter…