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
New Spring programme of events at St Paul's exploring Christian life, ethics and spirituality.
Over 300 people filled St Faith's Chapel in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral to celebrate the launch of Eco Church - an award scheme
for churches who want to demonstrate that the gospel is good news for God's earth. Following a number of inspiring and action-focused
Joseph Beech becomes William and Irene Miller Organ Scholar for the academic year 2016-2017, as we prepare to say goodbye to Rachel
Mahon. He joins us from the London Oratory, where has been Organ Scholar for the last two years. He was the Organ Scholar at St
Prison reformer John Howard, has been celebrated by St Paul's Precentor Canon Rev Michael Hampel at a special service at Westminster
Cathedral. The prison reformer died on 20 January 1790. He was remembered by Canon Michael as part of an international Week of
Prayer for Christian...
‘The Queen gives the Cathedral three Christmas trees every year – for a present.’ Seven-year-old Amelia’s mouth opens wide in
amazement. ‘The Queen? WOW!’ Amelia is one of three brilliant volunteers who have agreed to stay behind as a packed Cathedral empties
Now cultural historian Dr Tom Allbeson's research on the photograph, taken 29 December 1940, has been published in the UK and USA.
Would you like to ask Dr Allbeson about the famous photograph? Post your question on Twitter with the hashtag #StPaulsBlitz, or
The 15th Sankta Lucia service was held at St Paul's Cathedral on 11 December. Dean of St Paul's The Very Revd David Ison
said: "We rejoice at being part of this historic and beautiful celebration of the light of Christ: a light much needed in a world
darkened by violence...
The Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, gives us a message on Christmas Eve on how to keep in touch with the birth of
Jesus Christ 2,000 years ago.
The Third Sunday of Advent 2015 - A Christmas Journey
13th December 2015
Donna McDowell, Head of Schools & Families, introduces us to the work of the Schools & Families Department at St Paul's Cathedral,
London. With bonus footage of some of the joyful Christmas Journey tour.
A Good Christmas with Dr Rowan Williams
10th December 2015
Dr Rowan Williams, previous Archbishop of Canterbury, explores the meaning of Christmas, the darkness and strangeness of the story at
the beginning of our faith as well as its message of eternal joy and hope. He also offers suggestions about how we might reclaim
Christmas for our spiritual lives.
Sunday Forum: Waiting on the Word with the Revd Dr Malcolm Guite
9th December 2015
Advent is the season when we prepare ourselves for the coming of Christ at Christmas – a season for slowing down and reflecting on the
great spiritual themes of light and dark, life and death. Malcolm Guite suggests one way is to read a poem each day and offers a
seasonal reflection on this.
The Second Sunday of Advent 2015 - Capital Mass
6th December 2015
Andy Burns, Executive Director of Capital Mass, explains the new initiative from the Church Urban Fund and the Diocese of London and
how it is responding to the refugee crisis.
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.