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.
GREAT FIRE 350
A programme of walks, talks and tours, special sermons & debates to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London is taking
place at St Paul’s until April 2017.
Free tickets to St Paul's annual performance of J S Bach's St John Passion are now available online via Eventbrite. BOOK TICKETS The
performance, at 6.30pm on Tuesday 11 April, is an integral part of the Cathedral's worship during the period of Lent. The Cathedral
People are invited to post social media messages of praise and thanks at a special 'Pop-Up Cathedral' on the streets of London.
St Paul's is holding a service to say Farewell to the Bishop of London at 6pm on Thursday 2 February. A Pop-Up Cathedral will be
set up for...
Tight rhythm and melodic phrasing by the Holy Trinity Tottenham Primary School Steel Pans set the scene for a service which brought
together ambassadors from over 150 Schools across London (and a little beyond). Through dance, music, song and telling their stories,
People of all ages with disabilities are welcome to visit St Paul's for free on Disabled Access Day. The Cathedral is among UK,
landmarks, venues and attractions offering additional events and tours for children and adults on Saturday 11 March. This year
features a special...
We are pleased to announce that the Bishop of Southwark has appointed the Revd Canon Philippa Boardman MBE to the post of Priest in
Charge of St Mary Magdalene, Wandsworth Common in the Deanery of Tooting. Philippa is Canon Treasurer of St Paul’s Cathedral. She has
Martin Luther King left the United States in December 1964 to collect the Nobel Peace prize in Norway. He broke his journey in
London - and came to St Paul's Cathedral at the invitation of Canon John Collins. He addressed a congregation of 4,000
people from the Cathedral...
Mariner: Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the Voyage of Faith - Malcolm Guite
7th February 2017
Malcolm Guite, poet, priest, theologian and song-writer, explores Coleridge’s life, faith and work, and what we might learn from him
for our own lives of faith. Part of the Adult Learning programming at St Paul's Cathedral, London.
A Good Year with Canon Mark Oakley
5th February 2017
The church year tells the story of Christ’s life slowly, in tune with nature’s seasons, allowing us to explore all the seasons of our
spiritual lives and the Gospel in all its mysterious richness. Mark Oakley, Canon Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral, explores what it
offers our spiritual lives.
Working Together as the Church International - Dean of St Paul's Cathedral
17th November 2016
The Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, speaks at a St Paul's Institute clergy learning day about the new JustWater
project (www.justwater2017.org) and its significance in bringing together churches and cathedrals around the globe.
The Environmental Mission of the Church - David Shreeve
17th November 2016
David Shreeve, Environmental Adviser to the Archsbishops' Council of the Church of England, speaks at a clergy learning day hosted by
St Paul's Institute as part of the JustWater programme (www.justwater2017.org)
Theology of Water and the Sea - Revd Canon Dr Edmund Newell
17th November 2016
The Revd Canon Dr Edmund Newell, Principal of Cumberland Lodge and Co-Founder of St Paul's Institute, presents a talk on the theology
of water and the sea as part of a clergy learning day organised by St Paul's Institute for the JustWater global programme
The Splash of Words: Believing in Poetry - Mark Oakley
15th November 2016
It’s easy to think the language of faith is in creeds, sermons and certainties, but Mark Oakley says that it is poetry that is the
person of faith’s native language. In this talk he will invite us on an adventure into poetry’s power to startle, challenge and reframe