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.
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...
St Paul’s Cathedral is delighted to announce the appointment of a senior women cleric as the first ordained additional member of its
Chapter, the Cathedral’s governing body. The Venerable Sheila Watson will be joining the Chapter at the end of January 2016 following
A work by Ian Hamilton Finlay has been installed for a short period during Advent and Christmastide. L'étoile dans son
étable de lumière - The star in its stable of light- is on display opposite the crib at the West End of the Cathedral. The work and the
words in neon...
From surprise special celebrity readers to your favourite carols, and the wonder and worship of God's mystery - there's something for
everyone at St Paul's during Advent and Christmas. Bring the children for a family-friendly carol service on a Saturday morning,
join us for...
The whole Cathedral community remembers the pastoral care and support over the years that she was here. All of us are very sad to hear
of this loss. Read Canon Mark Oakley's sermon dedicated to Sarah Eynstone preached at St Paul's Cathedral on Sunday 4 December
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
Soulfulness: Deepening the Mindful Life - Brian Draper
10th November 2016
Brian Draper discusses the profound benefits of mindfulness and how much they have in common with the ancient treasures of
contemplative Christian practice, and can lead to us to a renewed understanding of our faith and the ‘life more abundant’ that Christ
calls us to.
The Divide - Q&A on Inequality with Sir Alan Budd and Katharine Round
9th November 2016
The Divide creates a lyrical, psychological and tragi-comic picture of how economic division creates social division. This Q&A with the
filmmakers and distinguished economist Sir Alan Budd, who was interviewed as part of the film, took place following a screening at
St Paul's Cathedral.