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.
Can stories reveal deeper truths than facts? Novelist Catherine Fox and Biblical theologian Paula Gooder talk about the importance of
stories in our lives, in understanding ourselves, our relationships with other people, our faith, and even God.
Exploring their own writing processes in The Lindchester Chronicles and Phoebe: A Story, they talk about the power of good
stories to change us, and explore the invitation and challenge of some of their favourite Bible stories including Jonah, the Prodigal Son, and
Martha and Mary.
Dr Catherine Fox is the author of the popular Lindchester Chronicles series of novels which she describes as ‘a modern riff on
the Barchester Chronicles’, and Senior Lecturer and Academic Director of the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Dr Paula Gooder is Canon Chancellor at St Paul’s Cathedral and a leading Biblical scholar. Her recent books include The
Parables and Phoebe: A Story.
The event is free, but if you are able to make a donation to the continuing learning programme at St Paul’s Cathedral when you register for the
event we would be very grateful.