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.
The annual celebration of St Paul's patron saint is set to be bigger, and messier, than ever as children and
families experience the Cathedral like never before.
The feast day of the Conversion of Paul, on Saturday January 25, will see Messy Church
come to St Paul's and become Messy Cathedral for the day.
Messy Church is an organisation which seeks to use hands-on activities to explore Bible stories and celebrate all that the Church works to
Between 2 - 4pm, families with children of all ages are invited to come to St Paul's to take part in a number of activities on the Cathedral floor,
including various crafts, banner making and drama, organised by Messy Church and the Cathedral's Schools & Families department.
Then at 4.30pm, the Cathedral will celebrate St Paul's with a Patronal Eucharist service.
The Conversion of Paul celebrates the life of St Paul, who went from being an anti-Christian zealot, named Saul, to an Apostle of Christ.
An ever-present figure in the Bible's New Testament, Paul is seen as one of the most important figures in history of the Christian religion.
All families, Messy Churches and community groups/CE schools are welcome to come along and join in with Messy
or 0207 246 8353 to register interest for the workshops.