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The Broderers are our volunteer embroiderers. They create and maintain the Cathedral's vestments, altar frontals and other sewn items.

See their work

You can find examples of their outstanding work in the Chapel of the Nine Altars and throughout the Cathedral.

The team is led by Tracy A Franklin, our Head Broderer. She is a specialist traditional embroiderer based in Durham City.

What skills does a Broderer need?

You will need to demonstrate experience in producing high quality embroidery to agreed designs and deadlines.



Please email for more information.

A stitch in time

Learn more about our collection of priceless vestments and other embroidered historical items.

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