And behind the scenes, there are so many dedicated volunteers who work so hard to make things happen at the Cathedral - here is a round-up of 10 quirky facts about Ripon Cathedral that you probably didn't know.
5. 14 hours were spent washing up after fundraising events last year
6. 70 angels reside in the quire (no, not the angelic choristers, but medieval carvings!)
7. Around 5,000 blooms are cut and arranged by the Cathedrals dedicated flower guild every year.
8. The biggest organ pipe is 32 feet long there are 3,400 pipes