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For over 1000 years, people have been gathering in this holy place to offer their prayers and praise to Almighty God. As they still do every day. It’s difficult to tell from a website, but here we are located right in the centre of the city...more
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Last time I went in was to light a candle for my grandma who sadly passed away. Made a donation too. The chum was quiet and pieceful, it had a real Christmas tree modestly decorated. No pews, plenty of chairs.
Worship on the land of the Catherdral has gone on a thousand years.
Recently pews have been ripped out and ceilings and floor boards had to be repaired. The Catherdral is used much more now. We went to a film night nothing to do with...More
My friends & I had a day in Wakefield shopping & decided to go to the cathedral cafe for lunch. The food looked lovely so one friend ordered a bacon & egg sandwich & another ordered a toasted teacake only to be told "oh we...More
What a treat. Went with my friend to their film night. Had no idea what to expect. The cathedral was very atmospheric and a big screen was erected. Because they are not allowed to advertised the cathedral was not full maybe 20 people there. The...More
Beautiful cathedral very helpful and friendly staff. Went to a funeral service recently but the acoustics were poor and difficult to make out what the speakers were saying.
Spent many a quiet minute inside during the day.
Organised a parish trip to Wakefield cathedral from North Yorkshire. Had a superb tour, lively and interesting, with a bit of humour thrown in. Really interesting history and all our party of 50ish thoroughly enjoyed it.
A bonus was the well equipped shop and a...More
A real oasis of beauty in the city centre. There's a remarkable rood screen and some beautiful wood furnishings. A modern reworking of a medieval labyrinth complements the building too. It's calm and beautiful, well worth popping in
I visited after their (mercifully small) fire while cleaning-up work was in progress and some areas were off-limits. Nevertheless, a beautiful place indeed. My main interest was the stained glass windows, many by Kempe, but other windows are of interest too. Lovely modern pulpit. Fascinating...More