Special service at Blackburn Cathedral

Celebrating our 900th Anniversary with the Archbishop of York! Archbishop Stephen Cottrell is visiting Blackburn Diocese at the end of May and will preside at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday May 29th. We have been invited together with the congregations of St. Peter’s Burnley and St. Bartholomew’s Colne who are also celebrating 900 years of…

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Thy Kingdom Come

Join the World Wide Wave of Prayer Ascension Day May 26th to Pentecost – Whit Sunday –  June 5th   What’s On With Christians from over 150 countries all over the world, pray “Thy Kingdom Come” so that friends and family, neighbours and colleagues might come to faith in Jesus Christ.     How to join in…

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Gala Organ Concert

GALA ORGAN CONCERT by JONATHAN SCOTT SATURDAY 21st May 2022, 7.30pm Tickets £10 Jonathan Scott demonstrates the full capabilities of the wonderful organ of St Mary Magdalene, Clitheroe in a programme of transcriptions and original works for solo organ. This unmissable concert brings together music for Royal occasions, operatic favourites, epic orchestral masterpieces, and the…

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Vicar gets in on the Act

St. Mary Magdalene’s Church and Hall a film set Vicar Andy plays the Vicar Monday April 4th 11.30 am Church Brow and Church Street are closed to vehicles. Huge vans, some with steps to their cavernous interiors, line both sides of the road. More vans and a refreshment booth are in the NFU car park…

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Holy Week and Easter 2022

  Maundy Thursday April 14th  Holy Communion 7.30 pm at St. Paul’s Low Moor         Good Friday April 15th 10.30 Clitheroe Christians in Partnership Good Friday service at St. Mary Magdalene’s followed by the Walk of Witness to the Castle grounds for a short open air service at 12 noon.      …

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Take That! Greatest Days are coming to town

The feature musical film “Greatest Days” is being made in Clitheroe during April. St. Mary Magdalene’s Church is in use by the film crew from 11.30am on Sunday April 3rd until 12 midnight on Friday April 8th. Re-located events: Ringing practice – St. Helen’s Waddington, Monday 4th 7.30 pm. Choir practice – Christ Church Chatburn,…

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Help for Ukraine

 St. Mary’s Centre becomes a collection hub for Ukraine donations In days gone by carts queued at the top of Church Brow to pay tolls to enter Clitheroe on market and fair days. With a twenty first century twist, cars queued at the same spot to unload goods destined for relief of those suffering because…

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Looking out in Lent

A five week Lent study course at Christ Church Chatburn and at St. Mary Magdalene’s Clitheroe; based on St. Mark’s Gospel and prepared by the Diocese of Blackburn Christ Church Chatburn – Tuesdays at 11.15 am starting on March 15th St. Mary Magdalene’s Clitheroe  – Thursdays at 7.30 pm starting on March 17th Week 1: …

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