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.
St Paul’s is thankful to have received £320k of funding from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund, administered by Historic England.
This funding will go towards urgent work to the roofs, rainwater disposal and weather tightness of St Paul’s Cathedral. St Paul’s is
St Paul’s is delighted to have been awarded a grant of £2.125m from the Culture Recovery Fund, administered by the National Lottery
Heritage Fund. The funding will go towards essential running costs, reaching new audiences in the UK, adopting new digital approaches
Five members of Diocese of London clergy have been announced as Prebendaries of St Paul’s Cathedral by The Bishop of London, The Rt
Revd and Rt Hon Dame Sarah Mullally DBE, in recognition of their valuable ministry in the Diocese of London. The Revd Dr Olubunmi
St Paul’s Cathedral offers free entry to NHS workers, in recognition of their work and commitment to keeping the nation safe during the
COVID-19 pandemic. St Paul’s Cathedral is offering NHS workers the opportunity to discover one of London’s most iconic
On Monday 13 July, St Paul's Cathedral reopened for sightseeing visits, and resumes a full pattern of services throughout the day. St
Paul’s Cathedral has taken a number of measures to keep visitors, worshippers and staff safe, including PPE for staff, extra cleaning
This year’s Volunteers' week (1-7 June), St Paul Cathedral is celebrating the volunteers who contribute so much to Cathedral
life. Volunteers are an essential part of the St Paul’s Cathedral community. Volunteering has a long history at the Cathedral,
notably the volunteers...
The Wind, the Fountain and the Fire: Psalms and the Christian Imagination - Mark Barrett OSB (2020)
1st March 2020
Mark Barrett OSB opens the Psalms as a gateway to scriptural prayer and offers us a path through the five weeks of Lent. Recorded
at St Paul's Cathedral on 1 March 2020.
Saying Yes to Life - Ruth Valerio (2020)
2nd February 2020
Ruth Valerio challenges us as individuals and as the church to focus on how we can deal with the major environmental issues of our
planet, from climate change, to biodiversity loss, to the plastic problem, and how we can make a difference and be a voice for change.
Recorded at St Paul's Cathedral on Sunday 2 February 2020.
Angels - Peter Stanford (2019)
1st December 2019
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.