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'Toxic' and 'hysterical' immigration debate explored in Liberty event at St Paul's

'Toxic' and 'hysterical' immigration debate explored in Liberty event at St Paul's
The public debate on immigration in the UK has been put under the microscope at an event hosted by Liberty at St Paul's.

18 September 2014

The Poetry of Mystery - two very different poets come to St Paul's for special evening

The Poetry of Mystery - two very different poets come to St Paul's for special evening
A former Archbishop and one of Britain's favourite poets will come to St Paul's in an evening looking at the poetry of mystery.

15 September 2014

St Paulís and the Living Poem - evening of verse comes to the Cathedral

St Paulís and the Living Poem - evening of verse comes to the Cathedral
One of the UKís leading contemporary poets will discuss her time looking into the rich archives of St Paul's and read new verse based on what she has discovered.

10 September 2014

Feed the birds. On this day 50 years ago, Mary Poppins was first seen in cinemas

Feed the birds. On this day 50 years ago, Mary Poppins was first seen in cinemas
Having been an iconic part of London's skyline for more than 300 years, St Paul's has regularly found its way into popular culture.

27 August 2014

Controversial Colour - the story of St Paul's 'explosion of colour'

Controversial Colour - the story of St Paul's 'explosion of colour'
The early twentieth century saw a great explosion of colour in the quire of St Paul's. An extraordinary scheme of sparkling mosaics clad the walls and ceiling with an array of biblical characters and exotic wildlife.

20 August 2014

Social media photo competition seeks to show a 'Surprise St Paulís'

Social media photo competition seeks to show a 'Surprise St Paulís'
A never-before experienced prize awaits the winner of a photography competition aimed at raising awareness of St Paulís Cathedralís crucial fundraising department.

18 August 2014

St Paul's to hold Week of Prayer for Peace in Troubled Times

St Paul's to hold Week of Prayer for Peace in Troubled Times
As news of conflict, persecution and humanitarian crisis continues to be seen and heard, St Paul's will host a Week of Prayer for Peace in Troubled Times.

15 August 2014

Nor Youth Nor Age - Shakespeare's life and work considered through words and music at St Paul's

Nor Youth Nor Age - Shakespeare's life and work considered through words and music at St Paul's
A special series of services and song recitals at St Paul's will celebrate the work of the world's greatest-ever playwright this September.

12 August 2014

I've started so I'll finish - St Paul's questions answered with aplomb on BBC Mastermind

I've started so I'll finish - St Paul's questions answered with aplomb on BBC Mastermind
A series of questions all about St Paul's were answered with apparent ease as the Cathedral made its debut as a specialist subject on the BBC's Mastermind.

08 August 2014

Pop-up display to show three centuries of St Paul's royal connections

Pop-up display to show three centuries of St Paul's royal connections
Three students working at St Paul's over the summer will have the pick of the Cathedral collections to put on a pop-up display for visitors.

06 August 2014

Women in Leadership debate encourages men and women to Ďbe a beaconí and work for equality

Women in Leadership debate encourages men and women to Ďbe a beaconí and work for equality
Five prominent leaders have debated the ways gender equality can be found in leadership positions across sectors, under the dome of St Paulís.

01 August 2014

Art from war - Injured WW1 soldiersí embroidery goes on display at St Paulís

Art from war - Injured WW1 soldiersí embroidery goes on display at St Paulís
After months of restoration and a worldwide search for personal stories, an altar frontal created by more than 100 wounded WW1 soldiers

30 July 2014

99 not out - Cathedral volunteer and cricket fan, Maurice Sills, celebrates his birthday

99 not out - Cathedral volunteer and cricket fan, Maurice Sills, celebrates his birthday
The entire St Paul's Cathedral community is celebrating the special birthday of one of its greatest friends.

28 July 2014

Three new bishops consecrated at St Paul's

Three new bishops consecrated at St Paul's
Three new bishops have officially taken office having been ordained and consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury at a service in St Paul's.

25 July 2014

St Paul's Cathedral Choir performs to packed house in Switzerland

St Paul's Cathedral Choir performs to packed house in Switzerland
A rare European excursion has seen the St Paul's Cathedral Choir perform a concert at a music festival in Switzerland.

21 July 2014

ĎMy soul doth magnify the Lordí Ė St Paulís Cathedral Choir releases canticles album

ĎMy soul doth magnify the Lordí Ė St Paulís Cathedral Choir releases canticles album
The music at the heart of St Paulís most-loved choral services is the focus of a new recording by the Cathedral Choir.

18 July 2014

Diocese of London social media users get together for first 'TweetUp'

Diocese of London social media users get together for first 'TweetUp'
The first-ever Diocese of London TweetUp will see people from across the Diocese get together to share stories and tips for best using social media.

17 July 2014

'Women of the crypt' - tales of faith and fortitude revealed at St Paul's lunchtime talk

'Women of the crypt' - tales of faith and fortitude revealed at St Paul's lunchtime talk
The lives of some extraordinary women are commemorated in the Cathedral crypt. In-depth research has revealed tales of unscrupulous suitors, abductions and faith and fortitude in the face of adversity.

15 July 2014

V&A campaigns to save bronze angels, intended for Wolsey tomb, later given to Lord Nelson

V&A campaigns to save bronze angels, intended for Wolsey tomb, later given to Lord Nelson
The Victoria and Albert Museum has launched a campaign to save four bronze angels, originally intended to accompany the sarcophagus of Cardinal Wolsey, which now sits in St Paul's as the tomb to Lord Nelson.

11 July 2014

St Paulís call for information on WWI soldiers sees worldwide response

St Paulís call for information on WWI soldiers sees worldwide response
A request by St Paulís Cathedral for information about more than 100 wounded soldiers from World War One has seen details flood in from across the world.

07 July 2014

On US Independence Day, the incredible story of an 'American who died that England might live'

On US Independence Day, the incredible story of an 'American who died that England might live'
Throughout its history, St Paul's has been associated with many great men and women, including an American

04 July 2014

St Paul's celebrates the contribution of its Friends at special service

St Paul's celebrates the contribution of its Friends at special service
St Paul's has celebrated the contribution of its Cathedral Friends at a special service attended by their royal patron.

04 July 2014

Summer for families at St Paul's, 2014

Summer for families at St Paul's, 2014
With the summer holidays fast approaching, the Cathedral's Schools & Families department has been busy preparing activities for children visiting St Paul's in July and August.

02 July 2014

Thirty-five new deacons ordained at St Paul's in joyous ceremony

Thirty-five new deacons ordained at St Paul's in joyous ceremony
Thirty-five women and men from across the Diocese of London have been ordained as deacons at a joyous ceremony in St Paul's.

30 June 2014

East London children's choir to sing with St Paul's Choristers at Eucharist

East London children's choir to sing with St Paul's Choristers at Eucharist
An East London children's choir will join the St Paul's Choristers to sing an anthem at a special feast day Eucharist service.

26 June 2014

St Paul's announces new Head of Schools & Families

St Paul's announces new Head of Schools & Families
St Paul's is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Head of Schools & Families, who will lead the Cathedral's 'imaginative engagement' with children and young people.

20 June 2014

Some leaders are born women - Inequalities excluding women from leadership debated at St Paulís

Some leaders are born women - Inequalities excluding women from leadership debated at St Paulís
Creating greater opportunities for female empowerment will be the subject of a St Paulís debate looking at the urgent problems preventing women reaching leadership positions.

18 June 2014

St Paul's 'brilliant young star' organist appointed to leading Oxford College

St Paul's 'brilliant young star' organist appointed to leading Oxford College
After six years honing his skills on the Grand Organ of St Paul's, the Cathedral's Sub Organist will be moving to one of Oxford University's most famous colleges.

12 June 2014

St Paulís Institute announces appointment of new Director

St Paulís Institute announces appointment of new Director
Influential public debate focusing on finance, economics and social wellbeing is set to grow further at St Paulís as the Cathedral announces its new Director of St Paulís Institute.

11 June 2014

'Defending freedom from the fierce assault of tyranny' - St Paul's Collections focus on the Americans who fought in D-Day

'Defending freedom from the fierce assault of tyranny' - St Paul's Collections focus on the Americans who fought in D-Day
The rich and varied Collections of St Paul's Cathedral contain documents and artefacts dating back

06 June 2014

St Paul's and the Great War - free archive pop-up

St Paul's and the Great War - free archive pop-up
The work and worship of St Paul's during the Great War of 1914-18 will be the focus of a pop-up archive stand in the crypt of St Paul's, to celebrate International Archives Day.

03 June 2014

Carry St Paulís in Your Pocket - Text Giving offering an innovative alternative to the collection plate

Carry St Paulís in Your Pocket - Text Giving offering an innovative alternative to the collection plate
An innovative method of fundraising, which offers mobile phone users the chance to quickly and easily help

02 June 2014

Prime Minister hosts St Paulís D-Day banquet as the Cathedral offers tea and cake to veterans

Prime Minister hosts St Paulís D-Day banquet as the Cathedral offers tea and cake to veterans
Prime Minister David Cameron will be the host of the final banquet of BBC Televisionís popular Great British Menu, broadcast from St Paulís

28 May 2014

Diocese of London's Week of Prayer comes to St Paul's

Diocese of London's Week of Prayer comes to St Paul's
As part of its Capital Vision 2020 project and following on from its success last year, the Diocese of London is again calling on all people to visit St Paul's for a special Week of Prayer in June.

23 May 2014

Today in history, 1960: The OBE Chapel is dedicated in the presence of The Queen

Today in history, 1960: The OBE Chapel is dedicated in the presence of The Queen
The British honours system is notoriously complicated, with numerous medals and gongs given to civilians and those in the military for their service to the nation.

20 May 2014

'Dangerous books' - the power of the written word revealed at St Paul's lunchtime talk

'Dangerous books' - the power of the written word revealed at St Paul's lunchtime talk
Not all books are forbidden, smuggled, and condemned to be burned, but some are, and some are dangerous to their creators and their owners. They change lives.

16 May 2014

St Paul's service collections for Christian Aid Week

St Paul's service collections for Christian Aid Week
To mark this year's Christian Aid Week, St Paul's will once again be giving its collection money to this vital cause.

14 May 2014

Climate change, the 21st century's 'most daunting challenge' debated at St Paul's

Climate change, the 21st century's 'most daunting challenge' debated at St Paul's
The United Nation's most eminent spokesperson on climate change has called it "the most daunting challenge of the 21st century" in a debate at St Paul's.

12 May 2014

Today in history, 1913: Suffragettes fail in St Paul's bomb plot

Today in history, 1913: Suffragettes fail in St Paul's bomb plot
The streets of the City of London have seen many protests over the centuries, but 101 years ago, one group's struggle for equality saw their fight come within the walls of St Paul's.

07 May 2014

Scenes of sunshine and joy as women celebrate 20 years of priesthood

Scenes of sunshine and joy as women celebrate 20 years of priesthood
The sun shone throughout the day as hundreds of women priests and their supporters came to London to celebrate 20 years since the ordination of women.

06 May 2014

Wednesday 7 May - World authority on climate change to speak at St Paul's

Wednesday 7 May - World authority on climate change to speak at St Paul's
One of the world's leading voices in the debate on climate change will speak at St Paul's this May to highlight the importance of collective action in helping to combat the biggest challenges we all face.

06 May 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury to preach at national service to mark 20th anniversary of women priests

Archbishop of Canterbury to preach at national service to mark 20th anniversary of women priests
A procession from Westminster Abbey and a celebratory service at St Paul's, will mark the 20th anniversary of the ordination of women in the Church of England.

02 May 2014

Today in History, 1517: The Evil May Day Riots sweep across London

Today in History, 1517: The Evil May Day Riots sweep across London
In the UK and in countries around the world, the first day of May has long been seen as a day of festivity.

01 May 2014

Slave Power. St Paul's discussion inspired by Cathedral art installation

Slave Power. St Paul's discussion inspired by Cathedral art installation
An art installation at St Paul's commemorating the abolition of slavery is the focus of a public discussion taking place at the Cathedral.

29 April 2014

New Zealand artist designs St Paul's Paschal Candle

New Zealand artist designs St Paul's Paschal Candle
The Paschal Candle at St Paul's, lit at Easter and then used on special occasions throughout the year, has once again been decorated by Regan O'Callaghan.

29 April 2014

City of London Festival returns to St Paul's with a pair of ninth symphonies

City of London Festival returns to St Paul's with a pair of ninth symphonies
The annual City of London Festival will once again come to St Paulís this summer, with the ninth symphonies of both Bruckner and Beethoven

28 April 2014

What I want to say now - retired bishops speak out

What I want to say now - retired bishops speak out
Four retired Church of England bishops will come to St Paul's as part of a May preaching series, with the brief that they can talk about whatever they wish.

28 April 2014

Five nations gather at St Paul's to remember Gallipoli, 99 years on

Five nations gather at St Paul's to remember Gallipoli, 99 years on
Representatives from Australia, New Zealand, France, Turkey and the UK have gathered at St Paul's to remember the Gallipoli Campaign of World War One.

25 April 2014

Happy birthday, Mr Shakespeare! St Paul's looks forward to its celebration of the Bard's 450th

Happy birthday, Mr Shakespeare! St Paul's looks forward to its celebration of the Bard's 450th
On the 450th birthday of the world's most famous playwright and poet, St Paul's is delighted to announce a special series to mark the occasion.

23 April 2014

Today in History, 1016: The death of last king of England to be buried at St Paul's

Today in History, 1016: The death of last king of England to be buried at St Paul's
Noted mainly for its state ceremonies, including funerals and memorials to the nation's greats, St Paul's also has a royal connection spanning many centuries.

23 April 2014

St Paul's bells to ring out for St George's Day

St Paul's bells to ring out for St George's Day
The bells of St Paul's will ring out to mark the feast day of the patron saint of England, joining hundreds of other churches across the country.

22 April 2014

St Paul's role in WWI to be discussed at London conference

St Paul's role in WWI to be discussed at London conference
The role and work of St Paul's during the Great War of 1914-18 will be discussed at a special conference commemorating the wartime efforts of people in London.

22 April 2014

VIDEO: Baroness Doreen Lawrence describes what really matters to her

VIDEO: Baroness Doreen Lawrence describes what really matters to her
Children, grandchildren and the preciousness of life are the things that matter most to Doreen Lawrence, as she is interviewed at St Paul's Cathedral.

17 April 2014

Giant white crosses remind St Paul's worshippers and visitors of the horrors of warfare

Giant white crosses remind St Paul's worshippers and visitors of the horrors of warfare
The horrors of warfare and conflict, both past and present, are reflected in a striking new art installation at St Paul's.

10 April 2014

St Paul's broderers receive a Royal visit

St Paul's broderers receive a Royal visit
As part of a visit to the Cathedral for an awards ceremony, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester visited the broderers of St Paul's to look at their outstanding craft.

09 April 2014

Livery Companies gather for the annual United Guilds service

Livery Companies gather for the annual United Guilds service
A special service to mark the work of the Livery Companies in the City of London has been held at St Paul's.

07 April 2014

Further tickets to Bach's St John Passion to be issued

Further tickets to Bach's St John Passion to be issued
ALL TICKETS ARE NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED Owing to continuing demand, which saw 1,000 tickets claimed in under five hours and then a second release of 200 tickets go in ten minutes, St Paul's will release a third batch of seats for its annual performance of Bach's St John Passion.

07 April 2014

UK's top chefs compete on BBC2 to cook at St Paul's D-Day anniversary banquet

UK's top chefs compete on BBC2 to cook at St Paul's D-Day anniversary banquet
The ninth series of BBC television's popular Great British Menu starts today, with chefs from across the UK competing to cook for D-Day veterans at a banquet in St Paul's Cathedral.

07 April 2014

Choral Evensong - a truly global experience

Choral Evensong - a truly global experience
A broadcast of Choral Evensong from St Paul's Cathedral has been listened to right across the world, with people tuning in from the UK, Europe, Africa, North and South America and Australia.

03 April 2014

New Bishop of Dudley consecrated at St Paul's

New Bishop of Dudley consecrated at St Paul's
The new Bishop of Dudley has been ordained and consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury at a service in St Paul's.

26 March 2014

Mothers across the world to be celebrated this Mothering Sunday

Mothers across the world to be celebrated this Mothering Sunday
The love and work of mothers across the world will be celebrated this Mothering Sunday at St Paul's.

24 March 2014

A Cathedral first as new organ scholar is appointed to St Paul's

A Cathedral first as new organ scholar is appointed to St Paul's
The new organ scholar of St Paul's has been appointed, and will mark a first in the Cathedral's history.

20 March 2014

Lunchtime talk series continues with 'Saving St Paul's in the 1920s'

Lunchtime talk series continues with 'Saving St Paul's in the 1920s'
The second in a series of free lunchtime talks at St Paul's will examine the reasons behind the Cathedral's lengthy shut-down early in the twentieth century.

18 March 2014

Watch again: Clarissa Dickson Wright speaks at St Paul's Cathedral

Watch again: Clarissa Dickson Wright speaks at St Paul's Cathedral
Today the Cathedral is very saddened to learn of the death of Clarissa Dickson Wright, barrister, celebrity chef and one half of the Two Fat Ladies.

17 March 2014

More tickets for St John Passion to be released

More tickets for St John Passion to be released
THE SECOND RELEASE OF TICKETS IS NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS IF MORE TICKETS BECOME AVAILABLE.

14 March 2014

St Paul's Organist hits the silver screen

St Paul's Organist hits the silver screen
Music by the Organist of St Paul's Cathedral can now be heard at a cinema near you, thanks to an out-of-the-blue invitation to play for the most talked-about movie of the moment.

11 March 2014

Art from war Ė descendants of WWI soldiers sought for St Paulís commemoration

Art from war Ė descendants of WWI soldiers sought for St Paulís commemoration
Direct descendants of soldiers badly injured during the conflicts of WWI are being sought by St Paulís

10 March 2014

International Women's Day - the female Chapter and clergy of St Paul's

International Women's Day - the female Chapter and clergy of St Paul's
International Women's Day - the female Chapter and clergy of St Paul's

07 March 2014

St Paul's Chapter welcomes two new members at special service

St Paul's Chapter welcomes two new members at special service
The Chapter of St Paul's has now grown to seven members after a special service of Evensong held on Shrove Tuesday.

05 March 2014

Abolition of slavery commemorated in art installation at St Paulís

Abolition of slavery commemorated in art installation at St Paulís
Six steel figures by a renowned African artist have been placed inside St Paulís Cathedral, to commemorate the abolition of slavery and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr preaching at the Cathedral.

04 March 2014

Cutting edge technology reveals historical secrets of St Paul's in new TV series

Cutting edge technology reveals historical secrets of St Paul's in new TV series
The exact location at which a World War Two bomb exploded in St Paul's Cathedral has been revealed thanks to a ground-breaking new television documentary.

04 March 2014

St Paulís rich archives to be brought to life in contemporary poetry

St Paulís rich archives to be brought to life in contemporary poetry
One of the UKís leading contemporary poets will explore some of the stories behind the rich archives of St Paulís Cathedral in a unique project taking place in the capital.

03 March 2014

Free tickets for Bach Passion now available online

Free tickets for Bach Passion now available online
Free tickets to St Paul's annual performance of J S Bach's St John Passion are now available online.

19 February 2014

'St Paul's on Canvas' kicks off new lunchtime talk series

'St Paul's on Canvas' kicks off new lunchtime talk series
The first in a series of free lunchtime talks at St Paul's begins this month with a look at the Cathedral's extraordinary and eclectic range of oil paintings.

07 February 2014

Leading figure in UK arts to become Lay Canon of St Paulís Cathedral

Leading figure in UK arts to become Lay Canon of St Paulís Cathedral
The Deputy Director of one of the UK's leading national museums has been confirmed as a Lay Canon and member of Chapter at St Paul's.

28 January 2014

Crucifixion depicted in rare addition to St Paul's stained glass

Crucifixion depicted in rare addition to St Paul's stained glass
A young art student has added to St Paul's very small collection of stained glass with a panel symbolising the crucifixion.

15 January 2014

Natural sciences graduate scoops St Paul's composition award

Natural sciences graduate scoops St Paul's composition award
A recent graduate in natural sciences who has already penned an opera and a symphony, has triumphed in St Paul's choral composition competition.

14 January 2014

Today in history - the last Victorian Bishop of London dies in office

Today in history - the last Victorian Bishop of London dies in office
The position of the third most senior cleric in the Church of England has had a rich history, with 132 men holding the title of Bishop of London since the year 604.

14 January 2014

Messy Church to come to St Paul's this January

Messy Church to come to St Paul's this January
The annual celebration of St Paul's patron saint is set to be bigger, and messier, than ever as children and families experience the Cathedral like never before.

02 January 2014

Cathedral team to reach new heights for leading homelessness charity

Cathedral team to reach new heights for leading homelessness charity
A team of five staff from St Paul's have their eyes focused on the top of the London skyline as they prepare for a daunting physical challenge this spring.

02 January 2014

Epic 1953 choir tour of the USA and Canada recalled

Epic 1953 choir tour of the USA and Canada recalled
December 2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the return from a tour of the United States and Canada by the St Paul's Cathedral Choir.

31 December 2013

Standing room only as St Paul's celebrates Christmas

Standing room only as St Paul's celebrates Christmas
There was standing room only at St Paul's as the annual Celebration of Christmas concert enthralled almost 2,500 people.

20 December 2013

Giant screen to extend the festive cheer at St Paulís this Christmas

Giant screen to extend the festive cheer at St Paulís this Christmas
A giant screen will relay three of St Paulís Cathedralís most popular Christmas services, allowing thousands more people to experience the worship and music taking place inside.

18 December 2013

St Paul's Choristers lend their voices to charity Christmas single

St Paul's Choristers lend their voices to charity Christmas single
The Choristers of St Paul's are set to hit the Christmas charts as part of an East London charity project which brings together diverse communities.

10 December 2013

St Paul's oil paintings join BBC online catalogue

St Paul's oil paintings join BBC online catalogue
A collection of oil paintings in the Collections of St Paul's Cathedral are now available for everyone to view online as part of a collaborative art project.

09 December 2013

Music, readings and prayers at St Paul's in memory of Nelson Mandela

Music, readings and prayers at St Paul's in memory of Nelson Mandela
The Dean, Chapter and entire community of St Paulís Cathedral are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Nelson Mandela

06 December 2013

St Paul's welcomes Americans for Thanksgiving celebration

St Paul's welcomes Americans for Thanksgiving celebration
The annual service of American Thanksgiving has taken place at St Paul's, with the new Ambassador speaking of the continuing unity between our nations.

28 November 2013

New Canon Pastor appointed at St Paul's

New Canon Pastor appointed at St Paul's
The Chapter and entire community of St Paulís is delighted to announce the appointment of the Reverend Tricia Hillas as the Cathedralís new Canon Pastor.

25 November 2013

St Paul's marks Britten centenary in verse and song

St Paul's marks Britten centenary in verse and song
One hundred years to the day since the birth of Benjamin Britten, St Paul's will pay tribute at a special service of Choral Evensong.

22 November 2013

Explore St Paul's rich archives at special pop-up event

Explore St Paul's rich archives at special pop-up event
A pop-up stand showing off some of St Paul's fascinating archive items, will be set-up for all to see in early December.

15 November 2013

Today in history - a rare royal wedding takes place at St Paul's

Today in history - a rare royal wedding takes place at St Paul's
Think of St Paul's Cathedral and royal weddings and most people will conjure up images of Lady Diana Spencer walking down the aisle in 1981.

14 November 2013

St Paul's Cathedral Choir to pay tribute to Sir John Tavener

St Paul's Cathedral Choir to pay tribute to Sir John Tavener
Following the sad news of the death of Sir John Tavener this week, the St Paul's Cathedral Choir will sing one of his favourite works at Evensong this Friday.

14 November 2013

New album sees Franck symphony transcribed for Grand Organ of St Paul's

New album sees Franck symphony transcribed for Grand Organ of St Paul's
An orchestral symphony by one of Europe's leading late romantic composers has been transcribed especially for a new album of organ music, performed by the Organist of St Paul's.

13 November 2013

Your departed loved ones remembered at St Paul's

Your departed loved ones remembered at St Paul's
Owing to an overwhelming response in 2012, St Paul's is once again inviting people from across the world to submit the names of their lost loved ones, to be commemorated on All Souls' Day.

31 October 2013

Today in history - WWI's most famous female casualty is remembered at St Paul's

Today in history - WWI's most famous female casualty is remembered at St Paul's
Whilst often seen as a place of great celebration, St Paul's is also known as a location for national mourning and remembrance.

29 October 2013

Trafalgar Day marked with prayers at the tomb of Lord Nelson

Trafalgar Day marked with prayers at the tomb of Lord Nelson
The British victory at the Battle of Trafalgar and death of Lord Nelson have been remembered at a simple wreath laying around the tomb of the great naval leader.

21 October 2013

St Paul's Cathedral - Draft Instrument notice - Cathedrals Measure 1999

St Paul's Cathedral - Draft Instrument notice - Cathedrals Measure 1999
NOTICE is given that the Council of the Cathedral Church of St Paul in London (St Paulís Cathedral) has prepared a draft Instrument with the intention of revising the Cathedralís Constitution

18 October 2013

Postcode rivalry explored by young actors at St Paul's

Postcode rivalry explored by young actors at St Paul's
Young actors from a west London theatre group have performed at St Paul's as part of the Cathedral's How to Change the World autumn series of debates and services.

15 October 2013

Today in history - Coronation composer Hubert Parry dies

Today in history - Coronation composer Hubert Parry dies
St Paul's is famously the burial place for many Great Britons, with military leaders, poets, artists and scientists all represented in the crypt.

07 October 2013

Social purpose of the financial sector is unclear, survey reveals

Social purpose of the financial sector is unclear, survey reveals
Nine out of ten people have called for greater clarity on the social purpose of the UK financial sector, a St Paulís Institute and CCLA survey has revealed.

03 October 2013

Leave me, O Love - a Sir Philip Sidney sonnet to mark National Poetry Day

Leave me, O Love - a Sir Philip Sidney sonnet to mark National Poetry Day
To mark National Poetry Day, a sonnet by Sir Philip Sidney, Elizabethan poet, courtier and solider, buried at St Paul's.

03 October 2013

Bach's 'Great Eighteen' performed at St Paul's as part of European organ marathon

Bach's 'Great Eighteen' performed at St Paul's as part of European organ marathon
Some of J S Bach's finest works are to be performed at St Paul's as part of one man's mission to play all of the great composer's organ repertoire.

02 October 2013

Victims of Hate Crime to be remembered at St Paul's

Victims of Hate Crime to be remembered at St Paul's
An act of remembrance for those who have been murdered and injured by hate crime, will again be held at St Paul's.

30 September 2013

Continuing horrors of warfare reflected in sculpture installed at St Paulís

Continuing horrors of warfare reflected in sculpture installed at St Paulís
As the UK and wider world prepare to mark next yearís centenary of Ďthe war to end all warí, an artwork depicting the continuing human cost of conflict is being displayed at St Paulís.

30 September 2013

One man's horse ride of a lifetime comes past St Paul's

One man's horse ride of a lifetime comes past St Paul's
A six-month trip covering 2,500 miles, taking in 30 cathedrals and all done by one man and his horse, has come past St Paul's.

17 September 2013

Today in history - A tale of true bravery at St Paul's

Today in history - A tale of true bravery at St Paul's
St Paul's has long been associated with the Second World War, the dome rising high above the destruction of the Blitz and Sir Winston Churchill declaring the Cathedral must be saved at all costs.

12 September 2013

New Sacrist appointed to clergy of St Paul's

New Sacrist appointed to clergy of St Paul's
A Priest who has served in the Middle East as well as here in the UK has been appointed Sacrist of St Paul's Cathedral. The Reverend Nigel Dawkins will take up his post this Autumn

29 August 2013

St Paulís Forum debates see stellar line-up discuss ĎHow to Change the Worldí

St Paulís Forum debates see stellar line-up discuss ĎHow to Change the Worldí
Ten influential speakers including Director of Liberty Shami Chakrabarti, MP for Tottenham David Lammy, charity leader Camila Batmanghelidjh and former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams

14 August 2013

150 years overdue - rare book returns to St Paul's library

150 years overdue - rare book returns to St Paul's library
A 500-year-old book with instructions for celebrating Mass, has returned to the St Paulís Cathedral Library after an absence of more than 150 years.

12 August 2013

Thirty-six hours with London: the capital as you have never seen it before

Thirty-six hours with London: the capital as you have never seen it before
A stunning new time-lapse video taken from the top of the dome of St Paul's shows 36 hours in the life of London as never seen before.

06 August 2013

Unique photographic competition comes to St Paul's

Unique photographic competition comes to St Paul's
A photo competition designed to celebrate the talent and creativity of London's homeless population has come to St Paul's.

05 August 2013

St Paul's rich collections now accessible through Twitter

St Paul's rich collections now accessible through Twitter
The rich and varied object archive and library collections of St Paul's Cathedral are set to become more accessible to all with the launch of a Cathedral Collections Twitter account.

05 August 2013

St Paul's reveals its hidden treasures

St Paul's reveals its hidden treasures
Rare and valuable items from the St Paul's Collection will be opened up to a lucky few this August as the Cathedral takes part in a week-long Hidden Treasures initiative.

31 July 2013

Peal of bells for Prince George

Peal of bells for Prince George
After more than three hours of continuous ringing and agonisingly close to the end, a peal of bells to celebrate the birth of Prince George of Cambridge at St Paul's Cathedral had to be halted due to a fire alarm being activated.

30 July 2013

Cathedral bells to mark Royal birth

Cathedral bells to mark Royal birth
For the third consecutive generation, a peal of bells to mark the birth of an heir to the throne will be rung at St Paul's Cathedral.

22 July 2013

St Paul's welcomes news of Royal birth

St Paul's welcomes news of Royal birth
The Dean, Chapter and entire community of St Paul's Cathedral are overjoyed at the news of today's Royal birth.

22 July 2013

Story time at St Paul's as authors come to visit

Story time at St Paul's as authors come to visit
Two of the UK's leading children's authors have given their top tips on how to write a good story to two classes of 10-year-olds at St Paul's.

05 July 2013

Thirty new deacons ordained at St Paul's in joyous ceremony

Thirty new deacons ordained at St Paul's in joyous ceremony
One of the most joyous ceremonies in the Cathedral's calendar has seen 30 men and women from across the Diocese of London ordained as deacons.

02 July 2013

Reverend Jason Rendell leaves St Paul's after six years

Reverend Jason Rendell leaves St Paul's after six years
After six years of dedicated service, including playing a leading role in the smooth-running of high-profile services, the Reverend Jason Rendell is to leave St Paul's.

26 June 2013

St Paul's says 'we care' about support for the disabled

St Paul's says 'we care' about support for the disabled
As the Care and Support Bill goes through the House of Lords and on the eve of the Government's latest Spending Review, St Paul's Cathedral has shown its support of a leading UK disability charity.

25 June 2013

'Believe in fallible people, not infallible people' - Archbishop on bankers

'Believe in fallible people, not infallible people' - Archbishop on bankers
Bankers are as prone to human mistakes as anyone else, but banks should operate with the 'fear of hell and hope of heaven', the Archbishop of Canterbury has told a packed debate at St Paul's.

17 June 2013

Archbishop of Canterbury to address social purpose of banking at sold out event

Archbishop of Canterbury to address social purpose of banking at sold out event
More than 2,000 people will pack St Paulís Cathedral on Wednesday 12 June, as the Archbishop of Canterbury gives a substantial public address on the purpose of the financial sector

05 June 2013

Just who was the most dangerous man in Tudor England? BBC documentary comes to St Paul's

Just who was the most dangerous man in Tudor England? BBC documentary comes to St Paul's
The life of the man who dared to translate the Bible into English, an extremely rare copy of which is housed at St Paul's, is the subject of a dramatic new BBC documentary.

05 June 2013

Full peal of St Paul's bells completed to mark 60th anniversary of Queen's Coronation

Full peal of St Paul's bells completed to mark 60th anniversary of Queen's Coronation
A full peal of bells has been completed at St Paul's to mark 60 years since Her Majesty The Queen's Coronation.

03 June 2013

Interactive prayer room to be set-up at St Paul's

Interactive prayer room to be set-up at St Paul's
A specially dedicated, celebratory and interactive prayer room is being set-up at St Paul's to mark the launch of the Diocese of London's new vision for serving Jesus Christ in London.

28 May 2013

Mind of the Maker - series review with videos

Mind of the Maker - series review with videos
A series of Sunday evening conversations under the dome of St Paul's have concluded with a call for us to be 'more imaginative about our faith'.

13 May 2013

Battle of the Atlantic remembered at St Paul's, 70 years on

Battle of the Atlantic remembered at St Paul's, 70 years on
Veterans from the Merchant and Royal Navies have gathered at St Paul's for a service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic.

09 May 2013

'A strange power and fascination' - good and bad money debated at St Paul's

'A strange power and fascination' - good and bad money debated at St Paul's
Our modern-day relationship with money has been put under scrutiny as an illustrious panel came to St Paul's to debate whether there was such a thing as 'good money'.

08 May 2013

The City and the Common Good: St Paulís debates the role of Ďgood moneyí in the City

The City and the Common Good: St Paulís debates the role of Ďgood moneyí in the City
One of the UK's leading economic historians will lead a discussion on the subject of 'good money' within the heart of the UK's financial district.

25 April 2013

Simon Johnson to begin summer celebrity organ series

Simon Johnson to begin summer celebrity organ series
The annual summer of series of organ recitals at St Paul's kicks off in May with the Cathedral's Organist offering a programme including Bach and Walton.

22 April 2013

Philippa Boardman installed as St Paul's Canon

Philippa Boardman installed as St Paul's Canon
The Bishop of London and the Chapter of St Paul's have officially installed the Reverend Philippa Boardman as the Cathedral's new Canon Treasurer.

22 April 2013

The Address given by the Bishop of London at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher

The Address given by the Bishop of London at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher
The Address given by The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Richard Chartres, KCVO, Bishop of London at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven LG, OM, FRS

17 April 2013

Good business will 'attract, nurture and reward good people'

Good business will 'attract, nurture and reward good people'
A series of debates on ethics and the purpose of the financial sector has begun with discussion on Good People, led by the Head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales.

15 April 2013

The order of service for the funeral of Baroness Thatcher

The order of service for the funeral of Baroness Thatcher
Download the full order of service for the funeral of The Right Honourable The Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven LG, OM, FRS

14 April 2013

The funeral of Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven LG, OM, FRS

The funeral of Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven LG, OM, FRS
The funeral of Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven LG, OM, FRS, will be held at St Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday, 17 April. The service will begin at 11am (10am GMT). More details will follow.

09 April 2013

The City and the Common Good: The role of Ďgood peopleí in the City

The City and the Common Good: The role of Ďgood peopleí in the City
The head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales will be joined by a top financial crime expert, an Anglican Bishop and a Guardian columnist to discuss good people at the UK's financial heart.

08 April 2013

Beethoven to fill St Paul's for Lord Mayor's charity

Beethoven to fill St Paul's for Lord Mayor's charity
The sounds of Beethoven's epic ninth symphony will fill St Paul's this May, as the Lord Mayor of London continues his year of charity fundraising.

02 April 2013

A dome with a view - St Paul's galleries re-open for Easter

A dome with a view - St Paul's galleries re-open for Easter
After three months of repair work to many hundreds of steps, the two external galleries on the dome of St Paul's will re-open this weekend.

28 March 2013

Easter fun for children at St Paul's

Easter fun for children at St Paul's
Children visiting St Paul's over the Easter holidays are being given the chance to connect with the rich work and history of the Cathedral, thanks to a new family trail.

28 March 2013

St Paul's employees guaranteed a living wage

St Paul's employees guaranteed a living wage
The increased cost of living has been recognised by St Paul's, as the Cathedral has now been accredited a London Living Wage employer.

26 March 2013

Marmalade proves to be the preserve of the clergy

Marmalade proves to be the preserve of the clergy
The breakfast tastes of the Bishop of London and Dean of St Paul's have been revealed, after they were presented with jars of marmalade by Cathedral volunteers.

22 March 2013

The Empire Sculptor - St Paul's loans work to major new exhibition

The Empire Sculptor - St Paul's loans work to major new exhibition
A bust depicting a former Surveyor to the Fabric of St Paul's is being given on loan to a major new exhibition

21 March 2013

'Batter my heart' - A John Donne sonnet to mark World Poetry Day

'Batter my heart' - A John Donne sonnet to mark World Poetry Day
A sonnet by John Donne (1572-1631), Dean of St Paul's Cathedral and one of Englandís foremost poets, to mark World Poetry Day.

21 March 2013

Red buckets replace collection plates this Red Nose Day

Red buckets replace collection plates this Red Nose Day
The Dean of St Paul's will swap his cassock for a red nose on Friday as Cathedral staff do their bit for Comic Relief.

13 March 2013

Famous faces talk about their journeys of faith in special Eastertide series

Famous faces talk about their journeys of faith in special Eastertide series
Four recognisable names from modern British culture talk about their journeys of faith in a series of 'conversations under the dome'.

12 March 2013

Archbishop to stop at St Paul's on pilgrimage to Canterbury

Archbishop to stop at St Paul's on pilgrimage to Canterbury
The new Archbishop of Canterbury will pray at St Paul's Cathedral as he travels to Canterbury for his Enthronement ceremony.

12 March 2013

New Prebendaries installed at special St Paulís service

New Prebendaries installed at special St Paulís service
Four new Prebendaries have been welcomed to St Paul's at a special collation and installation service.

06 March 2013

The genius of Wrenís Ďtrial-and-errorí approach to St Paul's dome

The genius of Wrenís Ďtrial-and-errorí approach to St Paul's dome
Sir Christopher Wren wrestled with the design of the famous St Paulís dome even as it was being built, remodelling its profile countless times.

05 March 2013

Treat your mum this Mothering Sunday

Treat your mum this Mothering Sunday
With Mothering Sunday now just days away, the Restaurant at St Paul's is offering three special menus, covering brunch, lunch and afternoon tea.

04 March 2013

St Paulís debates look at City and the Common Good

St Paulís debates look at City and the Common Good
A series of debates under the dome of St Paulís Cathedral will look at the financial heart of the UK

28 February 2013

All wrapped up - model of St Paul's marks start of Fairtrade Fortnight

All wrapped up - model of St Paul's marks start of Fairtrade Fortnight
Fairtrade Fortnight began in style at St Paul's as a model of the Cathedral made entirely from Fairtrade wrappers was unveiled.

26 February 2013

Christopher Martin-Jenkins memorial service set for St Paul's

Christopher Martin-Jenkins memorial service set for St Paul's
A memorial service to cricket journalist and former president of the MCC, Christopher Martin-Jenkins MBE, is to be held at St Paul's Cathedral.

26 February 2013

Juries and migration discussed as Question Time came to St Paul's

Juries and migration discussed as Question Time came to St Paul's
In a wide-ranging debate for the BBC's flagship debate programme, Question TIme, a 150-strong audience put questions to a panel representing all three major political parties and social views.

22 February 2013

Full line-up for BBC Question Time at St Paul's announced

Full line-up for BBC Question Time at St Paul's announced
Three political heavyweights, an author and journalist, and the former Canon Chancellor of St Paul's, will make up the panel for this week's BBC Question Time, broadcast from the Cathedral.

20 February 2013

LSO and Sir Colin Davis St Paul's Berlioz recording available on CD

LSO and Sir Colin Davis St Paul's Berlioz recording available on CD
A recording of Berlioz's huge masterpiece, Grande Messe des morts, performed by the London Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Sir Colin Davis, is now available on CD.

19 February 2013

St Paul's Canon Pastor, Bishop Michael Colclough, set to retire

St Paul's Canon Pastor, Bishop Michael Colclough, set to retire
Bishop Michael Colclough, Canon Pastor of St Paulís Cathedral, has announced that he will retire with effect from 30September 2013.

18 February 2013

Children come to St Paul's to take on Climate Week Challenge

Children come to St Paul's to take on Climate Week Challenge
Children from across London are set to come to St Paul's to take on a challenge to come up with an idea of how people can live and work more sustainably.

08 February 2013

St Paulís to host BBC Question Time

St Paulís to host BBC Question Time
BBC Oneís political debate programme, Question Time, is being hosted from St Paulís for the first time in the programmeís history, it has been announced.

05 February 2013

Listen again to Sunday Worship from St Paul's on BBC Radio 4

Listen again to Sunday Worship from St Paul's on BBC Radio 4
In a change from its usual format, this week's Sunday Worship on BBC Radio 4 was a 40-minute feature, presented by the Canon Chancellor of St Paul's, Mark Oakley.

05 February 2013

Justin Welby is made Archbishop of Canterbury at St Paul's

Justin Welby is made Archbishop of Canterbury at St Paul's
Justin Welby has officially become Archbishop of Canterbury in a service held at St Paul's Cathedral.

04 February 2013

London churches come to St Paulís for Patron Saint celebration

London churches come to St Paulís for Patron Saint celebration
Worshippers from across the Diocese of London have gathered in St Paulís for a special Eucharist to celebrate the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul.

31 January 2013

Justin Welby to be confirmed as Archbishop of Canterbury at St Paul's ceremony

Justin Welby to be confirmed as Archbishop of Canterbury at St Paul's ceremony
The Right Reverend Justin Welby will officially take up the post of Archbishop of Canterbury at a service to be held at St Paul's.

29 January 2013

St Paul's appoints new Canon Treasurer to its Chapter

St Paul's appoints new Canon Treasurer to its Chapter
St Paulís Cathedral is delighted at the appointment of the Reverend Prebendary Philippa Jane Boardman to the position of Canon Treasurer.

28 January 2013

A taste of the countryside comes to St Paul's

A taste of the countryside comes to St Paul's
To mark the beginning of the agricultural year, St Paul's played host to some of the most modern farming machinery and livestock on Wednesday, January 16.

10 January 2013

Special offers in the Restaurant at St Paul's this January

Special offers in the Restaurant at St Paul's this January
With the New Year now in full swing, the Restaurant at St Paul's Cathedral has a number of special lunch offers to brighten the dull January days.

09 January 2013