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 Many and The Few of the Battle of Britain remembered at St Paul's 75 years on
15 September 2015
The sacrifices made by 'The Few' as well as 'The Many' in the Battle of Britain 75 years ago, have been remembered at a national service in
Entitled Leading the Nation's Thanks, the service on Tuesday 15 September 2015 organised with the Royal
Air Forces Association commemorated 'The Few' as well as ‘The Many’ who supported them - all those involved, including ground crew, radar
operatives, and maintenance operatives, as well as flight crew and pilots.
Also in attendance was the new President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, representing a nation who gave much to the efforts of the Allies in the Battle of
Britain. After the service, Mr Duda laid a wreath at the memorial to the Polish Airmen in the crypt.
An address was given by The Venerable Jonathan Chaffey, Archdeacon for the Royal Airforce. In an act of remembrance Chief of the Air Staff Sir
Andrew Pulford read words of Herbert Corby, RAF, which included the line: "Their glory shines about in the sky forever."