Wakefield Cathedral

An iconic heritage venue

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01924 373923


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Communications, Marketing & Digital Officer



This iconic venue in the heart of Wakefield city centre boasts nearly 1000 years of heritage. As well as a religious institution and charity, Wakefield Cathedral is a Grade I listed tourist destination and a multi-space venue for hire for cultural and business events.

“Wakefield Cathedral has truly impressed us with their ability to seamlessly host events of various sizes. We Are Wakefield is renowned for organising large-scale events, and the support provided by the cathedral team ensures that even the grandest gatherings run smoothly. Their responsiveness and efficiency make the collaboration a pleasure.” – Claire Sutherley, We Are Wakefield

“We have the pleasure of holding our annual “Unsung Heroes” awards in the cathedral. It is a stunning venue, unlike any other and when lit inside, it is simply breathtaking. Feedback from our attendees and winners , is that the ambience and splendour of the venue makes the awards feel even more special. I can’t imagine holding the awards anywhere else.” – Lisa Milburn, Community Foundation Wakefield District