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.
Lead Bishop for Environment delivers St Paul’s keynote speech on climate change challenge
16 April 2015
Half a year into his new role as lead bishop for Environmental Affairs, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, will give a
keynote speech at St Paul’s Cathedral exploring the behavioural and organisational changes needed to mitigate climate change.
At a St Paul’s Institute event, in partnership with the Diocese of London, Bishop Holtam will be joined by a panel of prominent business and
political leaders to explore the role that culture can play in overcoming the challenge of climate change, and how we can best harness a collective
response across multiple levels of society.
Climate Change and the Common Good: The Cultural Challenge
Thursday 23 April | 6.30pm (6pm doors)
The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam - Bishop of Salisbury (Keynote) Laurence Brahm - Author and Social Entrepreneur Stephen Howard - Chief Executive, Business in the Community Bryony Worthington - Baroness Worthington, Founder, Sandbag.org.uk The Revd Canon Prof Richard Burridge - Dean,King’s College London (Chair)
What role might local communities play, and how can each of us contribute?
How do we build the political will needed to instigate effective change?
Will innovation in the business sector emerge quickly enough?
Can arts and entertainment help overcome apathy towards action?
The panel discussion will be followed by a cultural space held in the crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral. This space will see different organisations
(including Tearfund, ShareAction, Eco Action Games, the Ethical Fashion Forum and the Climate Change Coalition) join artists, authors and
architects to showcase a range of cultural responses to climate change.