In light of her Majesty’s passing, several Church services will be happening across the county on both Friday 16 September and Saturday 17 September. The County Service of Thanksgiving at Blackburn Cathedral will begin at 2pm on Sunday afternoon and, due to the large number of attendees expected at this service, there will be ticketing. The Cathedral service is invite only.

Keep an eye on the Cathedral website for further updates later in the week. The service will be livestreamed and this will be available here. The other services are as follows:  


  • St John’s, Blackpool (11am): Open to public; first come, first served.

  • Lancaster Priory (6.30pm): Livestreamed here. Open to public; first come, first served.


  • St Peter’s, Burnley (11am): Livestreamed here. Some ticketed invitations but also open to the public on first come, first served basis. Also being relayed on screen in school hall as an ‘overspill option’.

  • Preston Minster (2pm): Open to public; first come, first served.

For more information, please click here.

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