St Paul’s Cathedral has been here for over 1,400 years. It has been built and rebuilt five times, and always its main purpose has been as a place
of worship and prayer.
St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring
interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.
Learning & Faith
Education is a core part of the Cathedral's work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Forum, St Paul's Institute and the Schools &
History & Collections
For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the
masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Behind the scenes, the cost of caring for St Paul's and continuing to deliver our central ministry and work is enormous and the generosity of our
supporters is critical.
Widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and a powerful symbol of the splendour of London, St Paul’s Cathedral is a
breathtaking events venue.
ST PAUL'S ADULT LEARNING
St Paul’s Forum has changed its name to Adult Learning, but our programme and aims remain the same. See our new programme here.
US Ambassador Matthew Barzun told the annual Thanksgiving Service for the American community in London how new residents to the USA and
Great Britain can become new neighbours. True connections, not mere contact, is necessary for people seeking to rebuild their
The biennial Composition Competition at the Cathedral has been won by Londoner Edward Nesbit. Now his work will premiere on Sunday
December 6th at Evensong (3.15pm), sung by the Cathedral Choir. New Music for St Paul’s is supported by the Boltini Trust. He said: ‘As
Over 200 people came together in the crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral to celebrate the launch of Capital Mass, a joint venture between the
Church Urban Fund and the Diocese of London. VIEW ALL PICTURES FROM THE LAUNCH Organised in partnership with St Paul’s Institute,
Revd Helen O’Sullivan currently serves as a parish priest on the Isle of Wight: as the Rector of the Parishes of Brightstone and Brook
with Mottistone and Vicar of the Parish of Shorwell with Kingston. She has led and cared for five churches, with responsibility for
Mosaics of St Paul's Cathedral celebrates all the mosaic imagery in the Cathedral. This ranges from mosaics created by female
prisoners in the crypt; the dome and William Blake Richmond's designs in the quire and quarter domes, and the figure of Christ in
Judgement high in...
A congregation representing a great variety of kinds of public service gathered at St Paul's on 10 November 2015. HRH The Duke of
Edinburgh attended the special Evensong service, for holders of awards given through the Order of the British Empire, in his role as
The First Sunday of Advent 2015 - Canon Tricia Hillas on the Refugee Crisis
29th November 2015
For the first Sunday of Advent 2015, the Revd Canon Tricia Hillas (Pastor of St Paul's Cathedral) speaks on the refugee crisis seen
through the view of the Christ who Comes.
PostCapitalism: Envisaging a Shared Future - Paul Mason, Ann Pettifor, Phillip Blond
5th November 2015
Paul Mason, Channel 4 News, presents the thesis from his latest book 'PostCapitalism: A Guide to our Future' at St Paul's Cathedral for
an event organised by St Paul's Institute and Penguin UK. Responses from Ann Pettifor (PRIME) and Phillip Blond (ResPublica), Chaired
by Elizabeth Oldfield (Theos)
Sunday Forum: The Theology of Desire with the Revd Dr Sarah Coakley
4th November 2015
Drawing deeply on the Bible, the early Church Fathers and the writings of Freud and Jung, Sarah Coakley argues that desire can be freed
from associations of promiscuity and disorder, and we can forge a new positive, ascetical vision, founded in the disciplines of prayer
The Kingdom of God with the Rt Revd Dr Tom Wright
22nd October 2015
Drawing together the themes of the kingdom and the cross, the resurrection and ascension, Tom Wright presents a radical rereading of
the gospels with radical implications for our lives – spiritually, politically and for the church as a whole.
Escaping Short-termism: Managing for the Long Term
20th October 2015
St Paul's Institute in partnership with CIMA, speakers include Anders Bouvin (Handelsbanken); Jane Fuller (Centre for the Study of
Financial Innovation); Edward Houghton (CIPD). Chaired by Barbara Ridpath (St Paul's Institute) with an introduction from Tanya
National Poetry Day 2015
8th October 2015
The Revd Canon Mark Oakley, Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral, reads a poem from Emily Dickinson for National Poetry Day.