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.
Dedication Service of the Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor
Last entry for sightseeing
Talks, Activities & Events
St Martin Divides his Cloak: A new painting for St Paul's Cathedral
Tuesday 4 September
1 - 2pm
Artist Hughie O'Donoghue has provided a striking new oil painiting for St Paul's Cathedral celebrating the life and witness of the
Patron Saint of the Society of Knight's Bachelor, St Martin of Tours. The work will have a permanent place in the Knight's Bachelor
Chapel, in the cathedral crypt.
In this talk Hughie will expand upon the circumstances of the commission, the inspiration for his competition entry and his approach to
creating the finished