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.
Entertaining Angels Unawares: Angels in the Bible, Music and Art
A recent poll revealed that 50% of people believe in angels, and the idea of a personal, guardian angel is much-loved. But angels in
the Bible are not always like that. They are messengers of God, sometimes bringing comfort, but often they bring life-changing, disturbing news
and can be shocking and transformative presences.
Saturday 29 September 2018
2 - 4.30pm
£18 (bursaries are available)
On the Feast Day of St Michael and All Angels, we will explore angels in the Bible through some of the extraordinary music, painting and poetry
they have inspired, including the deeply mysterious story of Jacob wrestling with the silent, nameless angel in Genesis, and the life-changing,
world-changing visit of the Angel Gabriel to Mary in the Gospel of Luke.
Patrick Craig is a professional singer who is a long-standing member of St Paul's Cathedral Choir and The Cardinall's Musick, who recently
completed a thousand concerts with The Tallis Scholars. He is also the Founder-Director of the all-female professional choir Aurora Nova who
sing regularly at St Paul's Cathedral.