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.
Join us for Messy Cathedral 2018 on Saturday 2nd June. The theme this year is 'Blessed are the Peacemakers'.
There will be free family-friendly activities 10.30am - 12pm, including crafts, storytelling and contemplative/prayer stations. Followed by an
all-age Messy Eucharist from 12.30 - 1pm under the dome. Tickets are free, but places are limited so book your tickets now!
Messy Church is an organisation which seeks to use hands-on activities to explore Bible stories and celebrate all that the Church works to achieve.
This popular new church concept reaches out to all ages in the community both across the UK and abroad, in the spirit of mission that marked St
All families, Messy Churches and community groups / CE schools are welcome to come along and join in with Messy Cathedral. This event is ideal for
families or parish groups with children aged four to lower teens, but they must be accompanied by adults at all times when inside the Cathedral. We
recommend at least one adult to every 10 children, but do consult your parish/Diocesan Safeguarding guidelines.
You are welcome to use the crypt or the churchyard to eat your lunch. The cafe and shop will also be open, and your Messy Cathedral wristband will
get you a 10% discount in the shop.
Please note that this ticket does not include entrance to the dome and galleries, or access to the multimedia guide. However, there
will be the opportunity to purchase special tickets to climb to the Whispering Gallery between 1-3pm for £3 per person.
Special offer for Messy Cathedral visitors
To experience more of the Cathedral on the day, and for up to a whole year, receive up to 12.5% off regular ticket princes, including
an upgrade to our annual pass at no extra cost. Simply show your Messy Cathedral wristband to our staff. This gives you the
opportunity to climb the Galleries and use our multimedia guide featuring Flame the Phoenix.
Family: usually £44, special offer £39
Adult: usually £18, special offer £16
Child: usually £8, special offer £7
Concession: usually £16, special offer £14