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
Lifelong learning is a core part of the our work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Institute, and the Cathedral's Adult
Learning and Schools & Family Learning departments.
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.
A welcome from the Dean
The Very Reverend David Ison, Dean of St Paul's, welcomes you to the Cathedral.
A Shropshire-based pianist, organist, conductor and composer, has won the New Music for St Paul's Choral Composition Competition.
Derry Bertenshaw won the Competition with a setting of his own Biblical paraphrase, The Wedding of Water and Wine.
Contestants were challenged...
St Paul's is pleased to announce that the Revd Preb Paula Hollingsworth has been appointed Chaplain at the Cathedral. Paula currently
serves as Vicar of Priddy and Westbury sub Mendip with Easton, Dean of Women’s Ministry for the Diocese of Bath and Wells, and Sub Dean
We are pleased to share that the Revd Canon Tricia Hillas has been appointed Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons. Her new
role also involves providing pastoral care for Members and staff of the Palace of Westminster and includes being Priest in Charge
of St Mary...
St Paul’s will soon begin construction of a permanent accessible entrance to the north side of the Cathedral, providing inclusive
access for visitors, staff and volunteers. This project, the most significant external change to the Cathedral in its 300 year history,
Today at St Paul’s Cathedral School, Alderman of the City of London William Bowater Russell broke ground on the construction of a new
boarding house for the Choristers of St Paul’s. In conjunction with Kilburn Nightingale Architects, planning permission for additions
St Paul’s Cathedral invites composers to submit a brand new choral work for unaccompanied SATB choir to mark either the Baptism of
Christ or the Wedding at Cana in a Composition Competition, supported by the Boltini Trust.
Peter Stanford explores the historical, cultural and theological significance of angels. Recorded at St Paul's Cathedral on 1 December
God With Us: Seeing the Christmas Stories with Fresh Eyes
27th November 2019
Renowned New Testament scholar, Dr Paula Gooder, unravels some of what the well-loved and familiar Christmas stories really tell us
about Jesus' birth and why God chose this ludicrously risky way to redeem the world. Recorded at St Paul's Cathedral on 27 November
The Sacramental Sea: A Spiritual Voyage - Edmund Newell (2019)
3rd November 2019
Edmund Newell explores the sea in Christian history, theology and spirituality, moving from the Bible to the present day, via, among
others, St Augustine, Christopher Columbus, William Shakespeare and John Donne, the scientists of the Enlightenment and the great
hymn-writers of the 19th century. Recorded at St Paul's Cathedral on Sunday 3 November 2019.
We Need To Talk About Race: Black Experience in White Majority Churches (2019)
29th October 2019
Ben Lindsay, Guvna B, Rosemarie Mallet and Chine McDonald discuss the joys and sorrows, the grace and pain of their individual and
collective experience as Black Christians in white-majority churches, and explore how we can respond to each other as people of faith
to build inclusive church communities. Recorded at St Paul's Cathedral on 29 October 2019.
We commend to you Phoebe: St Paul, Women and the Church - Paula Gooder (2019)
6th October 2019
Paula Gooder discusses why and how she wrote her book about Phoebe's journey to Rome to deliver St Paul's letter to the Romans and her
encounter with the early church there. In doing so she offers new insights into how we might engage afresh with Paul’s theology and
attitude to women in the church. Recorded at St Paul's Cathedral on Sunday 6 October 2019.
Where Love Is The Way: The Jesus Movement Today - Michael Curry (2019)
3rd October 2019
Michael Curry explores how the Jesus Movement has the power to turn the world upside down, Jesus calls us to strive for a world
where no child suffers, no one goes to bed hungry, no one is abandoned and alone. A world where love is the way when we take the Jesus
Movement seriously. Recorded at St Paul's Cathedral on 3 October 2019.