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 choir of homeless men and women, vulnerable young women, recovering drug addicts, elderly, isolated and lonely individuals and
residents of the parish, was formed with the aim of bringing the diverse local community of West Hackney together though music.
The Choristers of St Paul's were invited to add descant vocals to the single, which also features The Right Reverend Adrian Newman, Bishop
of Stepney and poet and comedian John Hegley.
The Cantignorus Chorus is the flagship project of SingSpire, an innovative music programme run by the Contextual Theology Centre, which helps churches to bring people together through
As well as the individual singers, the choir brings together charities and organisations based at St Paul’s Church Hall, including North London
Action for the Homeless, Narcotics Anonymous, the Open Doors charity for vulnerable women, the 4Sight lunch club for local African Caribbean
men and women with mental health issues, an over-50s dance group, Family Mosaic Housing Association and the Growing Communities grassroots
The single, written by The Reverend Niall Weir, Rector of St Paul’s West Hackney and directed by Tom Daggett of SingSpire, is now
available to buy through various online stores, including iTunes. Any money raised from the song will go directly to those charities and
organisations represented in the chorus.
The innovative project is a living example of the ethos of Capital Vision 2020 - the Diocese of London's vision for the next seven years - which commits the Diocese to serve the capital
ways that are confident, compassionate and creative.