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.
St Paul’s Cathedral has appointed a successful development professional with extensive experience of culture and heritage to lead its campaign to
deliver a vibrant cathedral for present and future generations.
The Cathedral Chapter is delighted to announce Andrew Edwards has been appointed Executive Director, Global Partnerships and will take up the role
in January 2017.
Andrew is currently the Chief Executive of the Canterbury Cathedral Trust where over the last five years more than £32m has been raised from a
range of funders, including the Heritage Lottery Fund, charitable trusts and individuals both in the UK and USA. He has also led change as
Chief Executive of the National Churches Trust and has worked at high profile organisations including freelance roles with the Royal Shakespeare
Company and the Wales Millennium Centre.
A graduate in Religious Studies from King’s College London, Andrew has successfully led commercial income generation, marketing and communications
strategies; at St Paul’s he will be responsible for the new marketing and communications function in addition to the existing Development
Announcing his appointment The Reverend Canon Tricia Hillas said, “I’m delighted that we will be welcoming Andrew as a member of the senior team at
St Paul’s. This newly created role will allow Andrew to combine his proven fundraising leadership and success with an expanded marketing and
The Registrar, Emma Davies said, “St Paul’s Cathedral has a highly ambitious strategic plan that requires a step-change in our approach to deliver.
Andrew’s achievements, not least his recent success at Canterbury Cathedral in helping secure a significant Heritage Lottery Fund grant,
demonstrate his experience in delivering exactly what we are seeking - a strengthening of our local, regional, national and international
partnerships. I am very much looking forward to working with him as Executive Director, Global Partnerships”.
Andrew said, “I am absolutely delighted to be joining the team at St Paul’s Cathedral, and look forward to helping shape and deliver an ambitious
and aspirational vision for the future. St Paul’s occupies an iconic status right across the world, not only as an architectural masterpiece, but a
place that enriches and transforms lives. I am hugely excited by the scale of ambition and the opportunity to be part of a community in the heart
of a dynamic world city”.