The boy Bishop with the Cathedral icon of Saint Nicholas

The boy Bishop with the Cathedral icon of Saint Nicholas

Photos: Georgie Dalliston

Cathedral Church of St Nicholas

Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England

Patronal Festival

The boy bishop is installed at the conclusion of the cathedral's patronal festival liturgy. The new Bishop then blesses the congregation, greeting worshippers following the service, and offers the grace at the feast.
The boy Bishop with the Cathedral icon of Saint Nicholas
With the Lord Mayor of Newcastle
Greeting parishioners
With his twin brother