News & Stories

Ten years since the dig that found King Richard III

August 2022 brings the 10th anniversary of the Greyfriars archaeological dig in Leicester, which uncovered the remains of King's remains.

Joining UK faith institutions in global divestment announcement 

Leicester Cathedral and diocese are among 35 faith institutions from seven countries announcing divestment from fossil fuel companies. 

Taking action to protect the planet 

A summary of our climate change story so far including recent decisions to disinvest in fossil fuel companies

New stone grotesques arrive at Leicester Cathedral

Four newly carved creatures with special symbolism for Leicestershire will be installed on the Cathedral walls

Bishop and Dean pay tribute to former Leicestershire Police Chief Constable

They join thousands in mourning the loss of Simon Cole

Cathedrals are at the heart of Covid recovery says lead Dean.

The Dean of Leicester speaks as national reports are published

Bishops and Archbishops call us to unite in prayer for Ukraine

The Bishops of Leicester and Loughborough have called for time to be set aside for prayer

New Bishop of Loughborough welcomed at special Cathedral service hosted by Brockington College

The Lord Lieutenant, civic guests, school children and students were among the attending the service which featured eagles and Indian languages

Cathedral on the move as the building is closed until 2023

The Leicester Cathedral Revealed project is underway with extensive building works inside and out

Leicester Cathedral is on the move! 

As the Leicester Cathedral Revealed project progresses, the last service in the building will be held on Sunday 2 January 2022. After that the building will close its doors until autumn 2023, for long awaited major repair and restoration works and the construction of a new visitor and learning centre, to be known as the Chapter House.

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