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Cathedral team


The Dean of Birmingham

Birmingham Cathedral is led by The Dean of Birmingham, The Very Reverend Matt Thompson.

Canon Precentor

The Reverend Canon Dr Josephine Houghton oversees day-to-day liturgy.

Canon Missioner

 The Reverend Canon Andy Delmege oversees cathedral outreach and mission.

Cathedral Chaplain

The Reverend Colleen Shekerie oversees pastoral care.

Staff team – heads of department

  • CEO – Anna Pitt
  • Head of Music – David Hardie
  • Assistant Head of Music – Ashley Wagner
  • Head of Facilities – Mike Farrand
  • Head of Commercial Events – Tracy Taylor
  • Head of Communications – Rebecca Preece
  • Head of Finance – Sheila Watley
  • Head of Admin / PA to The Dean – April Steadman
  • Head of Learning – Harriet Ellis

Hire the cathedral

Did you know that Birmingham Cathedral can be hired for private events and functions? Our centrally-located, flexible space is used for a variety of events.

Find out more!

Weddings at the cathedral

As a Church of England parish church, we welcome enquiries from those interested in holding their wedding with us.

You may be able to marry here if you:

  • Live in the parish, or
  • Worship at the cathedral on a regular basis, or
  • Have a legal ‘qualifying connection’ with the cathedral

If you would like to explore this further, please email with your full names and contact details.

We can also hold baptisms, blessings and funerals.

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Birmingham Cathedral, Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2QB


0121 262 1840

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