Nicholas Henshall

Nicholas Henshall has been Dean of Chelmsford since 2014. He served as a parish priest for fourteen years in inner-city Newcastle, followed by six years as Canon Precentor of Derby Cathedral, and five as vicar of Christ Church, Harrogate. He worked for BBC local radio for six years and writes regularly for the Roman Catholic international weekly, The Tablet.

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  • Holy Ground: Cathedrals in the twenty-first century

    by Stephen Platten (editor), Frank Field MP (foreword), Peter Atkinson (author), et al.

    Paperback £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-910519-73-8

    Cathedrals are one area of the church’s life where increasingly the unchurched and the half-believer encounter God, and where the institutions of our society instinctively engage with the Christian gospel. Holy Ground digs deep into the life of England’s cathedrals, and discusses such diverse topics as finance, growth, heritage, liturgy, development, music and art.

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A new era of Cathedral governance - a Dean's perspective

GUEST BLOG: Nicholas Henshall, Dean of Chelmsford, gives his insights on the new Cathedrals Working Group report. The report cites his chapter from Holy Ground. The final version of the Cathedral Working Group (CWG) report is out today, properly timetabled in order to be ready for the synodical (…

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