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.
Each month this winter, we’ll read a novel introduced by someone who loves it, and then have a date to meet them and each other one
evening on twitter to talk about it. Join us as we read our way through winter!
Paula Gooder’s choice: In this House of Brede by Rumor Godden.
For our first great read, Paula Gooder invites us to join her in reading In This House of Brede
by Rumer Godden, a gripping read of human emotions, failings, grace and faith set in an enclosed order of Benedictine
Watch her introduce the book and why she loves the book here.
And make a note of the date in your diary to meet her and all of us reading it on Twitter on Wednesday 16 December, from
Follow us on Twitter for updates @paulargooder and @stpaulslearning #HouseofBrede #StPaulsBookClub
In print in paperback, if you’re buying a copy online, you might want to try the new online bookshop that supports Independent bookshops
and which has it in stock Bookshop.org