Please note that the cathedral will be closed for sightseeing on Friday 19 July due to a Consecration. All are welcome to join us for worship.

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Maintaining a fragile masterpiece

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We have a 100-year rolling programme of work to maintain the cathedral and need to raise £2.5m each year to fund this. Learn more about our current conservation and restoration priorities below.

The St Cuthbert Window

The life and miracles of a northern saint

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Protecting our irreplaceable glass

A 20-year partnership with York Glaziers Trust.

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Organ refurbishment

A £2m, once-a-century refurbishment of the Grand Organ.

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The South Quire Aisle

One of the cathedral’s main conservation and restoration projects for the next decade.

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