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‘A momentous and uplifting occasion’ - 25 years of the Ordination of Women celebrated by the Diocese of Leeds

People from across the diocese packed Ripon Cathedral to mark the Silver Anniversary of the ordination of women as priests in the Church of England. The special service was presided over by the Rt...

Christmas Gift & Food Fair

Join us on Saturday 23rd November for the greatest Christmas Fair in Yorkshire!

Saturday 23rd November, Open from 9.30am – 4.30pm  –  entry just £3

With over 100 local traders selling seasonal goodies to help you find that perfect present, making Christmas Shopping enjoyably, whilst supporting local, independent businesses.

Visit Santa in his grotto, and enjoy turkey sandwiches and mulled wine, whilst listening to carols, all in the beautiful setting of Ripon Cathedral –  the perfect festival day out!

Presidential address to synod from Bishop Nick

Enthusiasm for the future, positive financial news, the need to respect differing views and the Church of England’s ability to bridge Brexit divides all featured at the Diocesan Synod in Harrogate on Saturday, June 8. Bishop of Leeds, the Right Revd Nick Baines gave his first Presidential Address after returning from his sabbatical, which can be viewed here. To read more about what happened during diocesan synod follow this link. 
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