The Liturgical Commission:

The Manchester Group

The Manchester group will meet at the Cathedral.

The Manchester Group consists of:

Ewan Fernie (Principle Investigator and Leader of 'The Faerie Queene Liturgy Project')

Andrew Shanks (Co-leader (with Ewan Fernie) of 'The Faerie Queene Liturgy Project' and Canon Theologian at Manchester Cathedral)

Jo Shapcott (Co-investigator and Project Poet)

Michael Symmons Roberts (Project Poet)

Pam Elliott (Cathedral Education Officer who runs a local young people's religious poetry competition)

Michael Powell (Librarian of Chethams Library)

Albert Radcliffe (former Canon, composes a cycle of poems for a Good Friday meditation service at the Cathedral each year; founder of the Manchester Cathedral International Religious Poetry Prize)

Michael Schmidt (Professor of Poetry at Glasgow University, founder and managing director of Carcanet Press).

Jan Dean (Childrens’ poet).

Rachel Mann (‘Cathedral Poet’)

To view the write-up from the first Manchester Group meeting, please click here.
To view the write-up from the second Manchester Group meeting, please click here.