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Statement from the Cathedral - 11 October 2017

Oct
11

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The Cathedral is deeply saddened at the death of a visitor on the morning of Wednesday 11 October 2017. The woman fell from the Whispering Gallery to the Cathedral...
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The many sides of water seen in new St Paul's art installation

Sep
25

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Stations of Water is modelled on the liturgy of the Stations of the Cross, with each piece inspired by water and related to themes such as religious rituals, access...
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'Secret' staircase to Whispering Gallery opens as two external galleries undergo maintenance

Sep
09

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The two galleries which offer views over London from St Paul’s Cathedral will close for the last of three periods in 2017 to allow vital maintenance work to take place. But...
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Cathedral Council Election 2017 Results

Aug
10

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Following the election process which took place from Monday 10th July to Thursday 10th August, we are pleased to announce that Mr Christopher Allen and Mr Simon Holden...
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Raw and powerful depiction of The Crucifixion by Indian artist FN Souza comes to St Paul’s for UK India Year of Culture

Jul
27

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A vivid and overtly expressionistic depiction of The Crucifixion by renowned Indian artist FN Souza will be displayed in St Paul’s this summer as part of the UK India...
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Summer Holidays 2017

Jul
26

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

For the summer holidays, we invite everyone to take part in Cathedral life, with special activities designed especially for families visiting St Paul's.
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Jonathan Brewster installed as Residentiary Canon of St Paul's

Jul
23

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The Revd Jonathan Brewster, former Parish Priest of Christ Church Highbury, has been installed as Residentiary Canon with responsibility as Treasurer of St Paul’s Cathedral...
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St Paul's says a final goodbye to its dear friend, Maurice Sills, 101

Jun
25

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

With great sadness, St Paul's has said goodbye to its dear friend Maurice Sills, aged 101. Maurice's funeral will be at St Paul's at 5pm on Tuesday...
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St Paul's joins nation in minute's silence for Manchester

May
25

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral fell quiet as it joined the nation in silence for the victims of the Manchester bombing.  Staff and volunteers were joined by City workers and...
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Order of the British Empire marks centenary in the presence of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

May
24

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire celebrated its centenary in a service of dedication at St Paul’s attended by Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness...
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May half term activities for children and families

May
22

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

For the May half term holiday, we invite everyone to take part in Cathedral life, with special activities designed especially for families visiting St Paul's.
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St Paul's turn its collections to Christian Aid Week in its 60th year

May
13

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

To mark the 60th Christian Aid Week, St Paul’s will once again be giving its collection money to this vital cause.   At every Evensong service from 14 - 20 May,...
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London parish priest appointed Canon Treasurer of St Paul's

May
08

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A London parish priest who has overseen significant growth in his Islington church community for over a decade is set to join the Chapter of St Paul's. The Reverend...
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Jubilee Cope to be focus for London History Day

May
08

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The Jubilee Cope, an extraordinary masterpiece of English ecclesiastical embroidery, decorated with the spires of 73 London churches, is to be St Paul's focus for London...
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Messy Cathedral returns to St Paul's to 'share the good news'

Apr
26

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Join us for Messy Cathedral 2017 on Bank Holiday Monday 29th May. The theme this year is 'Sharing the Good News'.
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Remembering those who served in the Gallipoli Campaign

Apr
25

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Those who served and lost their lives in the Gallipoli Campaign were remembered at the annual wreath-laying ceremony at St Paul's on 25 April 2017.  Wreaths were...
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St Paul’s Choristers put their heads together for mental health

Apr
19

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

With the London Marathon just days away, the Choristers of St Paul's have given their support to Heads Together, a campaign spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge...
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Ecce Homo installed at St Paul's for Holy Week and Eastertide

Apr
11

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Mark Wallinger's life-sized sculpture of Jesus Christ, hands bound behind his back and wearing a crown of barbed wire, has come to St Paul's for Holy Week and Eastertide. ...
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Reinterpreting of the Stations of the Resurrection

Apr
11

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Here Comes The Sony, a reinterpretation of the tradition of the Stations of the Resurrection which encourages meditation on the resurrection appearances of Jesus, will...
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JustWater photo competition winners announced

Apr
07

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Three stunning images from London, the UK and the rest of the world have been selected as the winners of St Paul's Cathedral's JustWater photograph competition.
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TIDES - a series of four works by Pablo Genovés

Apr
01

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Artist Pablo Genovés' new series of works on the theme of water is on display in St Paul's Cathedral. The commission by St Paul's is part of an international collaboration,...
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Thrilling, life-affirming, authentic - watch David Suchet read Mark's Gospel

Mar
31

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A packed Cathedral has heard an extraordinary dramatic reading of the whole of the Gospel According to Mark, read by David Suchet. The evening, organised by St Paul's...
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St Paul's Paschal candle to be painted 'live' in Cathedral

Mar
30

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The Paschal Candle at St Paul's, which is lit at Easter and symbolises the presence of Christ, will once again been decorated by Regan O'Callaghan. And for the first...
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JustWater Photo Competition

Mar
24

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

To mark UN World Water Day, St Paul's Cathedral is launching a photo competition to celebrate water in all its diversity. Beginning on Friday 24 March and running...
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Jubilate - 500 Years of Cathedral Music

Mar
17

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral Choir joins forces with choristers from 50 British cathedrals, abbeys, minsters and churches in an album celebrating the great heritage and beauty...
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Disabled Access Day 2017

Feb
28

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

For Disabled Access Day’s third year, St Paul’s Cathedral once again joins other organisations across the UK to offer a whole day of special tours and events especially...
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First woman in 1,000 years becomes full member of St Paul’s Cathedral Choir

Feb
27

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral has appointed a woman for the first time as a full adult member of its Cathedral Choir. Carris Jones from south London will be the new Alto Vicar...
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St John Passion by J S Bach

Feb
10

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Free tickets to St Paul's annual performance of J S Bach's St John Passion are now available online via Eventbrite. BOOK TICKETS The performance, at 6.30pm on...
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Farewell to the Bishop of London

Feb
01

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

People are invited to post social media messages of praise and thanks at a special 'Pop-Up Cathedral' on the streets of London.  St Paul's is holding a service to...
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London schools celebrate with dance, music, song and stories

Jan
23

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Tight rhythm and melodic phrasing by the Holy Trinity Tottenham Primary School Steel Pans set the scene for a service which brought together ambassadors from over 150...
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The Reverend Canon Philippa Boardman, MBE

Jan
16

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

We are pleased to announce that the Bishop of Southwark has appointed the Revd Canon Philippa Boardman MBE to the post of Priest in Charge of St Mary Magdalene, Wandsworth...
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Martin Luther King at St Paul's

Jan
16

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Martin Luther King left the United States in December 1964 to collect the Nobel Peace prize in Norway. He broke his journey in London - and came to St Paul's Cathedral...
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Appointment of The Venerable Sheila Watson as Additional Chapter Member and Canon Non-Residentiary of St Paul’s Cathedral

Jan
06

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral is delighted to announce the appointment of a senior women cleric as the first ordained additional member of its Chapter, the Cathedral’s governing...
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New art installation for Advent and Christmastide at St Paul's Cathedral

Dec
09

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A work by Ian Hamilton Finlay has been installed for a short period during Advent and Christmastide.   L'étoile dans son étable de lumière - The star in its stable...
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Advent and Christmas at St Paul's Cathedral 2016

Dec
05

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

From surprise special celebrity readers to your favourite carols, and the wonder and worship of God's mystery - there's something for everyone at St Paul's during Advent...
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St Paul's Cathedral Community mourns the loss of a much-loved colleague

Dec
02

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The whole Cathedral community remembers the pastoral care and support over the years that she was here. All of us are very sad to hear of this loss.  Read Canon Mark...
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A statement on the protected view of St Paul’s Cathedral

Nov
25

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral have been made aware of the concerns for the protected view of the cathedral from Richmond, first raised by the Friends of Richmond...
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Thanksgiving Service 2016 at St Paul's Cathedral, London

Nov
24

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

US Ambassador Matthew Barzun attended his fourth and final Thanksgiving Day Service at St Paul's Cathedral on Thursday 24 November 2016 Here is his full President's...
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New St Paul's Cathedral First World War Altar Frontal and Memorial Book

Nov
16

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The story of how injured men learned to embroider a dazzling altar frontal despite the horrors of  World War One is now available in a new book. Convalescing servicemen...
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UK AIDS Memorial Quilt on display at St Paul's Cathedral

Nov
16

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

For the first time in 20 years the UK AIDS Memorial Quilt, was on public display - here at St Paul's on 23 November 2016. This irreplaceable piece of international...
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A unique view of St Paul's animals for young explorers - by a special artist

Oct
27

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The new Young Explorers' Map features many of St Paul's weird and wonderful animals, including an owl, camel and lots of Reuben's favourite lions. The map also has...
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A celebration of black and minority ethnic saints around the world

Oct
25

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A special service  launches the start of a year of events for the 30th Anniversary of the establishment of the Archbishops' Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns (CMEAC).  The...
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A renewed vision for St Paul’s Cathedral

Oct
06

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

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...
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The Power of Poetry on National Poetry Day

Oct
06

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Listen to the Revd Canon Mark Oakley discuss how he uses poems to invite everyone to explore the power of poetry on a new broadcast. Canon Mark gave a special interview...
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Anglican Churches Around the Globe Launch “JustWater”

Oct
05

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Churches on four continents unite in support of World Water Day 2017 London (5th October 2016) – Cathedrals and churches on four continents have come together...
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Former Bishop of Durham, David Jenkins, to be remembered at St Paul’s Cathedral

Sep
27

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

David Jenkins emerged from academia to be one of the most influential bishops of the late twentieth century. He became Bishop of Durham, in the North East of England,...
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National Police Memorial Day service

Sep
26

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The annual remembrance event paid tribute to officers killed in the line of duty since modern policing began took place on Sunday 25 September 2016. National Police...
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Five London poets live for free under the Dome

Sep
21

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

They'll reimagine St Paul's history and its place in the contemporary public imagination. Join us  the first ever performances of these new works spanning first encounters...
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The Revd Richard Coles and Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber speak to over 1,000 people at St Paul’s

Sep
06

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

What we celebrate in the saints is God’s ability to get beautiful, redemptive stuff done though, of all things, human beings, all of whom are flawed. Nadia Bolz-Weber 1,200...
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Fires of London - Fires Ancient

Sep
01

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A new projection to mark St Paul’s emergence, phoenix-like, from the ashes of the Great Fire of London can be seen on the dome 1 – 4 September. Fires of London -...
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A once in a lifetime visit - Great Fire of London 1666

Aug
23

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Walks, talks and tours; special sermons & 17th century music; debates and a conference - and the rare chance to take photos in St Paul's are on offer to mark the 350th...
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Bill Viola's major new work for St Paul's Cathedral

Jul
26

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Mary was inaugurated in the North Quire Aisle on 8 September 2016 - to coincide with the Feast of Mary  Mary has been conceived as a companion piece to Martyrs (Earth,...
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Welcome to the new Associates of St Paul's Institute

Jul
25

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Institute are very pleased to announce the launch of our first group of Associates, an initiative that we have organised to bring new voices into our work....
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Tribute from St Paul's Cathedral - the Bishop of London announces his retirement

Jul
19

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The Dean of St Paul's has paid tribute to the Bishop of London as the Bishop announces his retirement.  The Bishop's last public engagement as Bishop of London will...
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A Royal Celebration of St Paul's Friends and Benefactors

Jul
13

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Several hundred Friends of St Paul's attended the annual Festival evensong on 13 July 2016. See all images from the service  The Friends' Patron HRH The Duchess...
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Poppies by Stanley Spencer at St Paul's for Battle of the Somme centenary

Jun
28

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The oil painting Poppies by Stanley Spencer is on display in the north transept of the cathedral. It is on loan from Newark Council until 18 November 2016. The 1938...
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The Lampedusa Cross and refugee exhibition at St Paul's

Jun
17

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

One of the world’s most poignant crosses was on display at St Paul’s Cathedral for one day on Sunday 19 June, on loan from the British Museum. Hear a BBC Radio 4...
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HM The Queen's 90th Birthday - The National Service of Thanksgiving

Jun
10

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Dean of St Paul’s thanked HM The Queen Elizabeth for how she has ‘wonderfully sustained’ her country over the years as guests gathered...
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Queen's 90th birthday National Service of Thanksgiving

Jun
08

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

We will be adding more information, background and pictures here between now and the end of the service. It will be broadcast live on BBC1 on Friday 10 June. You...
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Sir David Attenborough and Paddington creator Michael Bond at the Queen’s Thanksgiving Service in St Paul’s Cathedral

Jun
01

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Sir David will read a reflection on the passing of the years written by Michael Bond.  The Reverend Canon Michael Hampel, St Paul’s Precentor, who is responsible...
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St Paul’s wishes the Queen a happy birthday – with our special gift to choirs everywhere

May
16

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul’s commissioned Master of the Queen’s Music Judith Weir to create a new anthem. It will be sung by St Paul’s Cathedral Choir at the National Service of Thanksgiving...
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Two thousand worshippers at St Paul's for National Day of Prayer

May
12

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A full congregation will join Christians around the country on Saturday 14 May for one of the highlights of the 2016 Week of Prayer. Your Kingdom Come is a gathering...
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Special Sunday opening for St Paul's Dome

May
11

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

'550 steps up, and back down again, and a chance to see a part of St Paul’s Cathedral not usually seen by visitors' More than a thousand visitors have climbed the...
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St Paul's collections support Christian Aid Week 15 - 22 May 2016

May
11

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

To mark this year's Christian Aid Week, St Paul's is once again giving its collection money to this vital cause. The wonderful work done by Christian Aid will also...
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Grand Organ Gala at St Paul's Cathedral

May
03

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's will stage a sparkling evening of symphonic and organ music on Ascension Day in one of our grandest events of the year. The inaugural Grand Organ Gala will...
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Veterans from Malaya and Borneo remember and reflect at St Paul's Cathedral

Apr
28

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Members of the National Malaya and Borneo Veterans Association gathered at the Cathedral for a service and re-dedication ceremony on Thursday 28 April. The Reverend...
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A new Head teacher for St Paul’s Cathedral School

Mar
24

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

He will take up the post in September 2016, following Neil Chippington’s move after seven years to become Head of St John’s College School, Cambridge. Mr Larter-Evans...
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Cathedral Choristers of Britain to Sing at St Paul's

Mar
23

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Diamond Fund Jubilee Concert A new Choir at St Paul’s Cathedral– for one night only   Choristers from almost every Cathedral Choir in the land will sing in...
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Disabled Access Day 2016

Mar
12

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

People of all ages with disabilities visited St Paul's for free on Disabled Access Day. The Cathedral was among UK, landmarks, venues and attractions offering additional...
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The 74th Service of the United Guilds of the City of London

Mar
11

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Apothecaries, Fishmongers, Tallow Chandlers and Woolmen were among thousands of  Livery Company members at the 74th Service of the United Guilds of the City of London. Trumpeters...
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A view fit for a king at St Paul’s Cathedral

Mar
01

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A view enjoyed by King Charles II is one of several stunning online vistas now available to people worldwide by a new partnership between St Paul’s Cathedral and the...
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Bach Passion - free tickets available

Feb
08

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Book tickets Bach's intense masterpiece narrating the events leading to the Crucifixion takes place at 6.30pm Wednesday 16 March. The Cathedral Choir and Chorus...
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St Paul's Goes Green for Eco Church

Feb
04

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Over 300 people filled St Faith's Chapel in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral to celebrate the launch of Eco Church - an award scheme for churches who want to demonstrate...
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New Organ Scholar Appointed

Jan
29

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Joseph Beech becomes William and Irene Miller Organ Scholar for the academic year 2016-2017, as we prepare to say goodbye to Rachel Mahon. He joins us from the London...
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Royal Christmas trees and a realistic mouse

Dec
22

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

‘The Queen gives the Cathedral three Christmas trees every year – for a present.’ Seven-year-old Amelia’s mouth opens wide in amazement. ‘The Queen? WOW!’ Amelia...
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St Paul’s in the Blitz - ask an expert about ‘War’s greatest picture’

Dec
22

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Now cultural historian Dr Tom Allbeson's research on the photograph, taken 29 December 1940, has been published in the UK and USA.   Would you like to ask Dr Allbeson...
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Sankta Lucia - light in the midst of darkness

Dec
14

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The 15th Sankta Lucia service was held at St Paul's Cathedral on 11 December.   Dean of St Paul's The Very Revd David Ison said: "We rejoice at being part of this...
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Dr Rowan Williams: How to have a Good Christmas

Dec
10

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

1,500 people came to St Paul’s Cathedral to hear Rowan Williams speak about the meanings of Christmas, and how we can reclaim it for our Christian spiritual lives. Dr...
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Help vital work to beat cancer sooner at a star-studded celebrity carol concert

Dec
09

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Celebrity guests including Tom Hollander, Cressida Bonas, Hugh Bonneville, Robert Peston and Penelope Wilton will give Christmas readings. There are still some tickets...
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The 'story behind the sandwich': Blessing of the Heifers at St Paul's Cathedral

Dec
03

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Prayers for the agricultural community and the blessing of two shorthorn heifers formed the first Blessing of the Beef ceremony at St Paul's Cathedral on Thursday 3...
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How newcomers become British & American: US Ambassador

Nov
26

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

US Ambassador Matthew Barzun told the annual Thanksgiving Service for the American community in London how new residents to the USA and Great Britain can become new...
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Edward Nesbit wins New Music for St Paul’s 2015

Nov
25

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The biennial Composition Competition at the Cathedral has been won by Londoner Edward Nesbit. Now his work will premiere on Sunday December 6th at Evensong (3.15pm),...
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Capital Mass launch: St Paul’s crypt fills with active compassion

Nov
24

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Over 200 people came together in the crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral to celebrate the launch of Capital Mass, a joint venture between the Church Urban Fund and the Diocese...
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New Chaplain for a ‘re-imagined’ role at St Paul’s Cathedral

Nov
16

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Revd Helen O’Sullivan currently serves as a parish priest on the Isle of Wight: as the Rector of the Parishes of Brightstone and Brook with Mottistone and Vicar of the...
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Lions, Tigers and 19th Century 'Twitter Trolls': St Paul's mosaics feature in book launch

Nov
11

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Mosaics of St Paul's Cathedral celebrates all the mosaic imagery in the Cathedral. This ranges from mosaics created by female prisoners in the crypt; the dome and...
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OBE Evensong service attended by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Nov
11

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A congregation representing a great variety of kinds of public service gathered at St Paul's on 10 November 2015. HRH The Duke of Edinburgh attended the special Evensong...
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PostCapitalism: Envisaging A Shared Future

Nov
09

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Paul Mason, Economics Editor for Channel 4 News; author of  PostCapitalism: A Guide to Our Future  (keynote) Ann Pettifor, Director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics...
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St Paul's opens its doors for free on Lord Mayor's Show Day

Nov
09

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

This year, Peter Holder (Acting Organist) plays Iain Farrington’s Animal Parade, narrated by actor and TV presenter Christopher Biggins. Animal Parade is a musical...
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'Carols with St Paul's Cathedral Choir': a new recording

Nov
06

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The Cathedral Choir is making an early bid for Christmas No.1 with festive favourite ‘Carol of the Bells’.   The song, famously used in feel-good film Home Alone,...
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Remembrance, Art and Healing: Children’s Art at St Paul’s Cathedral

Nov
04

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Three days of workshops for primary school children were held at St Paul's Cathedral in the first week of November 2015. Emily Strode, from the Cathedral’s Schools...
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A celebration of music – for musicians in need

Oct
29

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Help Musicians UK’s annual celebration of music takes place on Wednesday 18 November at 11am. The annual event celebrates the contribution of music and musicians...
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Contact the Elderly celebrates 50 years of its work

Oct
26

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The national charity has been tackling loneliness and social isolation amongst older people aged 75 and over since 1965 through its monthly Sunday afternoon tea...
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New Testament Scholar Tom Wright talks on Jesus and the Kingdom of God

Oct
26

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Canon Mark Oakley, who chaired the evening, described Tom Wright’s understanding of Jesus as ‘compelling, provocative and energised’ and joked that he was speaking ‘under...
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Special WW2 George Cross medals reunited at St Paul’s in presence of HRH Prince Harry

Oct
22

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Two George Crosses awarded to soldiers who removed an unexploded WW2 bomb from St Paul’s were reunited for the first time. They were laid on the altar during the service...
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Changes in the Cathedral's Constitution and Statutes

Oct
05

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Notice-of-Revision-of-Constitution.pdf SPC-Constitution--Statutes-2015.pdf Instrument-for-new-Constitution.pdf Changes from the current form of Constitution...
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Black History Month Inspirations

Oct
01

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Find out more about inspirational figures at Evensong preaching to mark Black History Month. Four visiting clergy from around London will preach at St Paul's Cathedral...
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New women bishops ordained at St Paul's Cathedral

Sep
29

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The first Ordination and Consecration of women bishops at the Cathedral took place on 29 September. The service was led by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Revd...
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Faith Leaders at St Paul’s to Support Sustainable Development Goals

Sep
28

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

  Christian, Islamic and Jewish leaders gathered at St Paul’s Cathedral in London to urge the Prime Minister to ensure the UK plays its part in achieving new...
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Rugby and song! St Paul's marks start of World Cup with home nation hymns

Sep
18

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The sport of rugby has long been associated with great song, so to mark the start of the 2015 World Cup we have chosen a great hymn from St Paul's for each of England,...
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WW1 veteran’s daughter views her father’s needlework at St Paul’s

Sep
18

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A woman whose father helped create a stunning altar frontal at St Paul's has visited the Cathedral to see his skilled handiwork. Sergeant George Henry Brammer of...
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Five practical ways to help with the refugee crisis

Sep
18

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Faced with the growing crisis of thousands of Syrian refugees risking their lives to seek asylum in Europe, many of us are wondering what we can do. Here is a practical...
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Lunchtime talk: A Place of Refuge - In conversation with Tobias Jones

Sep
17

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Lunchtime talk: A Place of Refuge Tobias Jones Saturday 3 October | 1 - 2pm Wren Suite, Cathedral Crypt Five...
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The 'Vicar of Baghdad to preach at St Paul's

Sep
16

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

As the refugee crisis persists across the Middle East, the priest dubbed 'the Vicar of Baghdad' is set to preach at St Paul's. Canon Andrew White, an expert in conflict...
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The Many and The Few of the Battle of Britain remembered at St Paul's 75 years on

Sep
15

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

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 St Paul's. Entitled Leading...
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Refugees prayed for at St Paul's

Sep
08

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

An image of a refugee mother and child created in spray paint has become the focus of prayers at St Paul's this week. As the refugee crisis continues across Europe,...
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Long to reign over us - St Paul's marks HM The Queen becoming longest-serving monarch

Sep
02

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The day on which HM The Queen becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch will be marked at St Paul's. On Wednesday 9 September, a service of Choral Evensong will...
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First aid at St Paul's receives boost with addition of new defibrillator

Aug
20

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The donation of a piece of life-saving equipment to St Paul's has given the Cathedral a huge boost in its first aid offering. The brand-new defibrillator was donated...
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On This Day 1940: the incredible story of an 'American who died that England might live'

Aug
17

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Throughout its history, St Paul's has been associated with many great men and women, including an American who won two Winter Olympic gold medals before giving his life...
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John Scott - St Paul's Organist and 'musical genius' dies aged 59

Aug
13

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The entire St Paul's community is shocked and sincerely dismayed at news that John Scott, a 'musical genius' regarded as one of the world's finest organists and who...
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St Paul's Institute summer round-up

Jul
31

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

As the blue skies of summer return, we have put together a digest of all the latest articles, videos and pictures from St Paul’s Institute over the past few months. We...
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Contact the Elderly to hold Golden Jubilee Concert at St Paul's

Jul
30

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

A charity which has helped transform the lives of lonely older people for the past 50 years will celebrate its Golden Jubilee at St Paul's. Since 1965, Contact the...
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Maurice Sills - St Paul's volunteer, expert proofreader, cricket and football aficionado - turns 100!

Jul
28

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At St Paul's we often talk about our many great treasures, but none are more valued than our very great friend, cricket-loving Maurice Sills, who is celebrating his...
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The 'opaque splendour of God' discussed at St Paul's evening with Barbara Brown Taylor

Jul
14

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One of today's most influential Christian writers has spoken of 'the opaque splendour of God' at a St Paul's Cathedral event. American Episcopal priest, Barbara Brown...
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The 'astonishing' London and the nation pay tribute to the victims of the 2005 bombings at St Paul's

Jul
07

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

Ten years after one of the worst terrorist attack in British history, St Paul's has led mourning families, survivors and the nation in remembering the 52 dead and countless...
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40 new Deacons ordained in joyous ceremony at St Paul's

Jul
04

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Forty women and men from across the Diocese of London have been ordained as Deacons at St Paul's, in a joyous ceremony at St Paul's. The service of Eucharist on Saturday,...
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O Canada! Extremely rare version of national anthem sung at St Paul's as WWI raged across Europe

Jul
01

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For Canada Day, we bring you the story of an exceeding rare version of the Canadian National Anthem sung at St Paul's in 1915 in memory of those killed in the trenches. O...
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St Paul's joins nation for minute's silence for victims of Tunisia shooting

Jun
30

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Exactly a week after a gunman killed 38 people on a beach in Tunisia, St Paul's will join the nation in a minute's silence for the victims. At midday on Friday, 3...
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Institute Seminar: Authentic, Successful and Honest in the Workplace

Jun
26

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Institute Seminar: Authentic, Successful and Honest in the Workplace Dr Patrick McNamara - Visiting Professor of Politics and International Affairs,...
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City of London Festival brings great music and arts to St Paul's and the City once again

Jun
22

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Now in its 53rd year, the City of London Festival is once again bringing vibrant culture to the City, including two huge concerts at St Paul's. Running from 22 June...
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Prince of Wales attends Waterloo service of commemoration at St Paul's

Jun
18

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Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have attended a national service to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo at...
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Marathon peal of bells rings out for Magna Carta

Jun
15

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The second longest peal of bells ever heard at St Paul's has rung out to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. Thirteen ringers took to the bell tower on Saturday...
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St Paul’s in the time of Magna Carta - a place staunchly opposed to King John

Jun
15

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As the nation marks the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta - one of the most important documents in history - Collections Manager Simon Carter looks at the significant...
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Senior civil servant appointed to top administrative role at St Paul's

Jun
12

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A senior civil servant with experience across Whitehall departments has been appointed Registrar of St Paul's, the Cathedral's top administrative position.   The...
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Gala dinner helps safeguard future of historic Cathedral library

Jun
08

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Crucial conservation work to Sir Christopher Wren's magnificent St Paul's library received a huge boost after the Cathedral held its second fundraising gala dinner. Almost...
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To all our volunteers - thank you!

Jun
01

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As Volunteers' Week begins in the UK, the Cathedral gives a simple message to all those who give up their time and efforts here: thank you! Somewhere as big, old...
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On This Day 1960: The OBE Chapel is dedicated in the presence of The Queen

May
20

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The British honours system is notoriously complicated, with numerous medals and gongs given to civilians and those in the military for their service to the nation.   But...
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On This Day, 1913: Fight for voting rights sees bomb planted in St Paul's

May
07

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As the nation heads to the polling booths for the General Election, we look back exactly 102 years to when one group's struggle for equality saw their fight come within...
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Victory 'V' to rise high above St Paul's to mark 70th anniversary of the end of War in Europe

May
07

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Two powerful beams of light will rise high into the air above St Paul's as they did 70 years ago when the guns of War fell silent in Europe. To mark the 70th anniversary...
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Christian Aid Week supported by St Paul's collections

May
06

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To mark this year's Christian Aid Week, St Paul's will once again be giving its collection money to this vital cause. At every Evensong service from 10 - 16 May,...
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Baby bells ring out from St Paul's for Princess Charlotte

May
05

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A full peal of bells rang out from St Paul's to mark the birth of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. 12 ringers took to the bell tower on Tuesday 5 May 2015 to attempt...
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St George's Day environmental debate told climate change a 'dragon' we can help defeat

Apr
30

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Climate change is a 'dragon' we can all help to slay, a packed St George's Day audience has been told by the Church of England's lead Bishop for the environment. At Climate...
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Relationships forged on human dignity the key to our common good - St Paul’s election debate told

Apr
30

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With the General Election just a week away, a St Paul's audience has been told that shared responsibility based on dignity, overcoming inequality and bringing us together...
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Manchester and Portsmouth Cathedrals to celebrate leading clergy charity at St Paul's

Apr
29

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The choirs of Manchester and Portsmouth Cathedrals will join that of St Paul's at the annual service to help and celebrate a charity which supports members of the clergy...
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Duke of Edinburgh leads Gallipoli centenary commemoration at St Paul's

Apr
27

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Exactly 100 years on from the Gallipoli campaign of World War One, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh led the annual wreath-laying ceremony at St Paul's. SEE ALL PICTURES...
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'Grand simplicity' of St Paul's scoops photography competition top prize

Apr
24

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An image which exquisitely shows a detail within St Paul's has won the #SurpriseStPauls photography competition. Cath Dupuy's image of one of the Cathedral's chandeliers...
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Surprise St Paul's photo competition shortlist announced

Apr
20

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After a wonderful evening of photography inside St Paul's, the short list for the #SurpriseStPauls picture competition can now be revealed. The brief for the 300...
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Lead Bishop for Environment delivers St Paul’s keynote speech on climate change challenge

Apr
16

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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...
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Diocese of London's Week of Prayer returns to St Paul's

Apr
01

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As part of its Capital Vision 2020 project and following two successful years at the Cathedral, the Diocese of London is again calling on all people to visit St Paul's...
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St Paul’s debate looks to national common good beyond the General Election

Mar
30

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As we hurtle towards one of the most closely-contested and divisive General Elections in memory, a Cathedral floor debate will look to how the nation can come together...
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£200,000 grant awarded to St Paul's to help maintain Wren's iconic dome

Mar
27

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The great paintings inside the dome of St Paul's are set to be saved from water damage after a £200,000 grant was awarded to the Cathedral. The huge murals by Sir...
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Afghanistan: the legacy of war - a special report by St Paul's Cathedral School for BBC School Report 2015

Mar
19

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Welcome to BBC School Report at St Paul’s Cathedral School.  We were witnesses to a national service of commemoration last week for those who served in the Afghanistan...
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The 'faithful' of the Afghanistan war commemorated in service of reflection and remembrance

Mar
16

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The 'faithfulness' of those who served, as well as the loved ones who supported them throughout, was praised by the Archbishop of Canterbury as the nation reflected...
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Young women inspired about their futures at St Paul's

Mar
16

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An inspiring and challenging evening to help young women think about their futures has been held at St Paul's. The St Paul's Institute event, organised in partnership...
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St Paul’s opens its doors for second Surprise St Paul’s photo competition

Mar
09

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For the first time in its history, St Paul’s will open its doors exclusively to photographers, and ask them to capture something surprising through their lens. Owing...
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Is World Book Day's 'most dangerous' book here at St Paul's?

Mar
04

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To mark World Book Day (5 March) we tell the story of one of the most controversial and 'dangerous' books in history, a copy of which remarkably survives at St Paul's. One...
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HM The Queen and senior Royals to attend St Paul's service for Afghanistan

Feb
27

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Her Majesty The Queen will attend the service of commemoration at St Paul's to mark combat operations in Afghanistan. At the service, to be held on Friday 13 March...
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'Generosity' and not 'self-improvement' the key to a good Lent, says Justin Welby at St Paul's

Feb
23

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Lent is not 'a narcissistic festival of self-improvement', but must 'overflow in generosity’, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said in the first of a series of Lent...
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CofE bishops urge church-going General Election voters to help build the society they want at ballot box

Feb
19

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The Church of England's House of Bishops has released a letter, addressed to all members of the Church, to deeply consider how they use their vote at this year's General...
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Bill Viola artwork used at Eucharist on feast day of modern martyr

Feb
17

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Bill Viola's challenging installation, Martyrs, has been used liturgically for the first time to mark the martyrdom of a Ugandan priest killed at the hands of dictator...
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Lord Wilson announces retirement from Chair of St Paul’s Cathedral Council

Feb
13

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Having Chaired St Paul’s Cathedral Council since 2009, David Wilson, Lord Wilson of Tillyorn, will step down this year.   Lord Wilson announced his departure from...
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The problem with the world? 'Men!' Grayson Perry discusses The Things That Matter

Feb
11

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Men have become "surplus to requirements in many ways" with skills "not necessary in the modern world any more", the artist Grayson Perry has said in a St Paul's Cathedral...
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Choral Evensong from St Paul's proves a worldwide hit yet again

Feb
06

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People across six continents heard Choral Evensong from St Paul's as BBC Radio 3 broadcast right around the world from the Cathedral. The service, broadcast live...
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BBC Choral Evensong from St Paul's to be broadcast worldwide

Feb
04

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BBC Radio 3's annual visit to St Paul's for Choral Evensong will once again be available for people to be able to listen to around the world. LISTEN LIVE Wednesday...
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Awareness Foundation director to preach at St Paul's (Feb 22)

Feb
03

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The director of a charity which works to empower Christians to be a force for love and peace will preach at St Paul's this month.   The Reverend Nadim Nassar,...
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Prince of Wales to attend Afghanistan service of commemoration at St Paul's

Jan
28

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A service of commemoration to mark combat operations in Afghanistan will be held at St Paul's, attended by HRH The Prince of Wales. The service, to be held on Friday...
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Work of brain injury artists displayed in St Paul's

Jan
27

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The 'alienation, trauma, loss, identity and acceptance' of having an acquired brain injury is explored in a new art installation at St Paul's. This Is Not Me, is...
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St Paul's joins London Diocese in prayers for Mozambique

Jan
26

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The Diocese of London's partner churches in Mozambique are in the prayers of St Paul's after the recent devastating flooding in the east African country. Led by the...
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Nicholas Cottam, Registrar of St Paul’s Cathedral, to retire

Jan
19

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The Registrar of St Paul’s Cathedral, Nicholas Cottam, is to retire from being the Cathedral’s most senior administrative officer.   Major General Nicholas Cottam...
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OnThisDay 1901: the last Victorian Bishop of London dies in office

Jan
14

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The position of the third most senior cleric in the Church of England has had a rich history, with 132 men holding the title of Bishop of London since the year 604. But...
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Christian unity marked in annual service 'swap' with Roman Catholic Westminster Cathedral

Jan
14

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The bonds that unite all Christian congregations will once again be celebrated at St Paul's as the Cathedral 'swaps' services with Westminster Cathedral. To mark...
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St Paul's marks Disabled Access Day with a series of tours and events

Jan
08

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People of all ages and with disabilities of any kind are being encouraged to visit St Paul's this January, as the Cathedral takes part in Disabled Access Day.   On...
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The bells of St Paul's reach historic milestone with 100th peal

Dec
30

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The bells of St Paul's reached a historic milestone this New Year's Day, as the 100th full peal at the Cathedral was successful. Beginning at midday on the fist day...
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St Paul's visitor services director to chair leading UK tourism body

Dec
23

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The UK's only trade association which focuses solely on organisations welcoming tourists to these shores has appointed St Paul's visitor services director as its new...
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Equal worth of all people highlighted at 'optimistic' debate on racism

Dec
05

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Progress has been made in the fight against racism in Britain, but there is still much more to do - a message from a Cathedral floor debate looking at discrimination...
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St Paul’s welcomes visiting preachers in December

Dec
03

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St Paul’s is delighted to welcome three special visiting preachers on the Sundays of Advent as we lead-up to Christmas.   Sunday 7 December...
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Two nations' 'Unwritten Alliance' the focus of annual St Paul's US Thanksgiving service

Nov
28

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America the Beautiful echoed around St Paul's as the American community in London gathered at the Cathedral for the annual Thanksgiving Day service. 2,000 people...
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Watch again: PD James speaks at St Paul's Cathedral

Nov
27

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Today the Cathedral is very saddened to hear that PD James, great detective fiction writer and friend to St Paul's, has died aged 94.   Baroness James of Holland...
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War-damaged statue makes return to St Paul's after 70 years

Nov
24

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A statue showing Mary with the infant Jesus is back on display in St Paul's, more than 70 years after it was hit by bombing in the Second World War. The Victorian...
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St Paul’s Cathedral Choir begins record eight-year tour...without leaving London

Nov
20

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The longest tour in the history of St Paul’s Cathedral Choir is set to begin this month - without the singers even leaving London. On Sunday 23 November, the Choir...
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Martine Wright on the value of relationships and 'The Things That Matter'

Nov
17

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Relationships, self-belief and support for one another are the things that matter most to Martine Wright, who celebrates the "fantastic people that [want] to help...risking...
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Anniversary of Martin Luther King's visit to St Paul's marked at free lunchtime talk

Nov
10

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Dr Martin Luther King Jr, is seen as one of the most influential figures in modern worldwide history. To mark the 50th anniversary of Dr King's address to 4,000 people...
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New Lord Mayor of London blessed at St Paul's

Nov
10

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The new Lord Mayor of London has been blessed at St Paul's at the start of his year in office. Alan Yarrow was given the blessing by the Dean of St Paul's, The Very...
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Thousands remembered at St Paul's All Souls Requiem

Nov
03

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More than 3,500 people were remembered at St Paul's annual All Souls Requiem Eucharist, as people from around the world submitted the names of their lost loved ones...
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St Paul's to remember your departed loved ones this All Souls

Oct
30

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Owing to a moving response in both 2012 and 2013, St Paul's is once again inviting people from across the world to submit the names of their lost loved ones, to be commemorated...
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Cathedral floor debate: How Can We End Racism Today?

Oct
29

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A Cathedral floor event looking at racism today will be held on the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr preaching at St Paul's. This event will challenge...
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Old St Paul's brought to life at St Paul's talk

Oct
27

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The sights and sounds of Old St Paul's Cathedral will be brought to life at a special talk on the Virtual Paul's Cross. Saturday 22 November 11am - 12.30pm BOOK...
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Jon Snow on truth, inclusion and 'The Things That Matter'

Oct
23

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Truth, inclusion and making time for contemplation are the things that matter most to Jon Snow, who says that being in a cathedral feels like 'home'. The second in...
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St Paul’s Watch: How the Cathedral Survived the Blitz

Oct
22

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The War years of 1939-45 were a perilous time for St Paul's, as bombs rained down over London at the height of the Blitz. But a band of voluntary fire watchers were...
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'Powerful but surprising' detail wins St Paul's photo competition

Oct
02

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A "wonderfully effective" image of a much-seen but seldom focused-upon part of St Paul's has scooped top prize in the Cathedral's surprise photo competition.   Chris...
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Surprise St Paul's photo competition shortlist revealed

Sep
29

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After six weeks of competition and almost 600 entries, the shortlist for the surprise St Paul's photograph competition has been announced.   The brief was simple:...
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Trio of talented young organists come to St Paul's

Sep
24

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Three talented young organists have taken up roles at St Paul’s, including the Cathedral’s first ever full-time female musician and a new outreach fellow dedicated...
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'Toxic' and 'hysterical' immigration debate explored in Liberty event at St Paul's

Sep
18

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The public debate on immigration in the UK has been put under the microscope at an event hosted by Liberty at St Paul's. The...
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The Poetry of Mystery - two very different poets come to St Paul's for special evening

Sep
15

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A former Archbishop and one of Britain's favourite poets will come to St Paul's in an evening looking at the poetry of mystery. On Tuesday 7 October, Rowan Williams...
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St Paul’s and the Living Poem - evening of verse comes to the Cathedral

Sep
10

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One of the UK’s leading contemporary poets will discuss her time looking into the rich archives of St Paul's and read new verse based on what she has discovered. Scottish...
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Feed the birds. On this day 50 years ago, Mary Poppins was first seen in cinemas

Aug
27

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Having been an iconic part of London's skyline for more than 300 years, St Paul's has regularly found its way into popular culture.   From Canaletto's oil paintings...
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Controversial Colour - the story of St Paul's 'explosion of colour'

Aug
20

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The early twentieth century saw a great explosion of colour in the quire of St Paul's. An extraordinary scheme of sparkling mosaics clad the walls and ceiling with...
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Social media photo competition seeks to show a 'Surprise St Paul's'

Aug
18

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A never-before experienced prize awaits the winner of a photography competition aimed at raising awareness of St Paul’s Cathedral’s crucial fundraising department. A...
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St Paul's to hold Week of Prayer for Peace in Troubled Times

Aug
15

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As news of conflict, persecution and humanitarian crisis continues to be seen and heard, St Paul's will host a Week of Prayer for...
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Nor Youth Nor Age - Shakespeare's life and work considered through words and music at St Paul's

Aug
12

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A special series of services and song recitals at St Paul's will celebrate the work of the world's greatest-ever playwright this...
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I've started so I'll finish - St Paul's questions answered with aplomb on BBC Mastermind

Aug
08

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A series of questions all about St Paul's were answered with apparent ease as the Cathedral made its debut as a specialist subject on the BBC's Mastermind.   Marketing...
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Pop-up display to show three centuries of St Paul's royal connections

Aug
06

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Three students working at St Paul's over the summer will have the pick of the Cathedral collections to put on a pop-up display...
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Women in Leadership debate encourages men and women to

Aug
01

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Five prominent leaders have debated the ways gender equality can be found in leadership positions across sectors, under the dome...
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Art from war - Injured WW1 soldiers

Jul
30

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After months of restoration and a worldwide search for personal stories, an altar frontal created by more than 100 wounded...
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99 not out - Cathedral volunteer and cricket fan, Maurice Sills, celebrates his birthday

Jul
28

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The entire St Paul's Cathedral community is celebrating the special birthday of one of its greatest friends. Maurice Sills,...
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Three new bishops consecrated at St Paul's

Jul
25

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Three new bishops have officially taken office having been ordained and consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury at a service...
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St Paul's Cathedral Choir performs to packed house in Switzerland

Jul
21

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A rare European excursion has seen the St Paul's Cathedral Choir perform a concert at a music festival in Switzerland. On Tuesday...
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‘My soul doth magnify the Lord’ – St Paul’s Cathedral Choir releases canticles album

Jul
18

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The music at the heart of St Paul’s most-loved choral services is the focus of a new recording by the Cathedral Choir. Canticles, sees the music of eight British...
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Diocese of London social media users get together for first 'TweetUp'

Jul
17

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The first-ever Diocese of London TweetUp will see people from across the Diocese get together to share stories and tips for best...
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'Women of the crypt' - tales of faith and fortitude revealed at St Paul's lunchtime talk

Jul
15

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The lives of some extraordinary women are commemorated in the Cathedral crypt. In-depth research has revealed tales of unscrupulous...
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V&A campaigns to save bronze angels, intended for Wolsey tomb, later given to Lord Nelson

Jul
11

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The Victoria and Albert Museum has launched a campaign to save four bronze angels, originally intended to accompany the sarcophagus...
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St Paul’s call for information on WWI soldiers sees worldwide response

Jul
07

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A request by St Paul’s Cathedral for information about more than 100 wounded soldiers from World War One has seen details flood in from across the world. In March,...
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St Paul's celebrates the contribution of its Friends at special service

Jul
04

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St Paul's has celebrated the contribution of its Cathedral Friends at a special service attended by their royal patron. The...
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Summer for families at St Paul's, 2014

Jul
02

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With the summer holidays fast approaching, the Cathedral's Schools & Families department has been busy preparing activities...
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Thirty-five new deacons ordained at St Paul's in joyous ceremony

Jun
30

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Thirty-five women and men from across the Diocese of London have been ordained as deacons at a joyous ceremony in St Paul's. The...
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East London children's choir to sing with St Paul's Choristers at Eucharist

Jun
26

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An East London children's choir will join the St Paul's Choristers to sing an anthem at a special feast day Eucharist service. The...
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St Paul's announces new Head of Schools & Families

Jun
20

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St Paul's is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Head of Schools & Families, who will lead the Cathedral's 'imaginative...
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Some leaders are born women - Inequalities excluding women from leadership debated at St Paul's

Jun
18

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Creating greater opportunities for female empowerment will be the subject of a St Paul’s debate looking at the urgent problems preventing women reaching leadership positions.   Wednesday...
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St Paul's 'brilliant young star' organist appointed to leading Oxford College

Jun
12

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After six years honing his skills on the Grand Organ of St Paul's, the Cathedral's Sub Organist will be moving to one of Oxford...
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St Paul’s Institute announces appointment of new Director

Jun
11

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Influential public debate focusing on finance, economics and social wellbeing is set to grow further at St Paul’s as the Cathedral announces its new Director of St...
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'Defending freedom from the fierce assault of tyranny' - St Paul's Collections focus on the Americans who fought in D-Day

Jun
06

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The rich and varied Collections of St Paul's Cathedral contain documents and artefacts dating back centuries as well as...
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St Paul's and the Great War - free archive pop-up

Jun
03

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The work and worship of St Paul's during the Great War of 1914-18 will be the focus of a pop-up archive stand in the crypt of...
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Carry St Paul’s in Your Pocket

Jun
02

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An innovative method of fundraising, which offers mobile phone users the chance to quickly and easily help maintain the fabric and work of one of the nation’s finest...
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Prime Minister hosts St Paul’s D-Day banquet as the Cathedral offers tea and cake to veterans

May
28

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Prime Minister David Cameron will be the host of the final banquet of BBC Television’s popular Great British Menu, broadcast from St Paul’s on Friday 6 June - exactly...
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Diocese of London's Week of Prayer comes to St Paul's

May
23

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

As part of its Capital Vision 2020 project and following on from its success last year, the Diocese of London is again calling...
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'Dangerous books' - the power of the written word revealed at St Paul's lunchtime talk

May
16

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Not all books are forbidden, smuggled, and condemned to be burned, but some are, and some are dangerous to their creators and...
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St Paul's service collections for Christian Aid Week

May
14

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To mark this year's Christian Aid Week, St Paul's will once again be giving its collection money to this vital cause. At every...
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Climate change, the 21st century's 'most daunting challenge' debated at St Paul's

May
12

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

The United Nation's most eminent spokesperson on climate change has called it "the most daunting challenge of the 21st century"...
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Scenes of sunshine and joy as women celebrate 20 years of priesthood

May
06

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The sun shone throughout the day as hundreds of women priests and their supporters came to London to celebrate 20 years since the...
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Wednesday 7 May - World authority on climate change to speak at St Paul's

May
06

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One of the world's leading voices in the debate on climate change will speak at St Paul's this May to highlight the importance...
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Archbishop of Canterbury to preach at national service to mark 20th anniversary of women priests

May
02

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A procession from Westminster Abbey and a celebratory service at St Paul's, will mark the 20th anniversary of the ordination of...
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Today in History, 1517: The Evil May Day Riots sweep across London

May
01

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In the UK and in countries around the world, the first day of May has long been seen as a day of festivity.   From pre-Christian times right across the known world,...
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Slave Power. St Paul's discussion inspired by Cathedral art installation

Apr
29

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An art installation at St Paul's commemorating the abolition of slavery is the focus of a public discussion taking place at the...
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New Zealand artist designs St Paul's Paschal Candle

Apr
29

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The Paschal Candle at St Paul's, lit at Easter and then used on special occasions throughout the year, has once again been decorated...
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City of London Festival returns to St Paul's with a pair of ninth symphonies

Apr
28

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The annual City of London Festival will once again come to St Paul’s this summer, with the ninth symphonies of both Bruckner...
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What I want to say now - retired bishops speak out

Apr
28

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Four retired Church of England bishops will come to St Paul's as part of a May preaching series, with the brief that they can...
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Five nations gather at St Paul's to remember Gallipoli, 99 years on

Apr
25

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Representatives from Australia, New Zealand, France, Turkey and the UK have gathered at St Paul's to remember the Gallipoli Campaign...
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Happy birthday, Mr Shakespeare! St Paul's looks forward to its celebration of the Bard's 450th

Apr
23

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On the 450th birthday of the world's most famous playwright and poet, St Paul's is delighted to announce a special series to...
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Today in History, 1016: The death of last king of England to be buried at St Paul's

Apr
23

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Noted mainly for its state ceremonies, including funerals and memorials to the nation's greats, St Paul's also has a royal connection...
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St Paul's bells to ring out for St George's Day

Apr
22

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The bells of St Paul's will ring out to mark the feast day of the patron saint of England, joining hundreds of other churches...
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St Paul's role in WWI to be discussed at London conference

Apr
22

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The role and work of St Paul's during the Great War of 1914-18 will be discussed at a special conference commemorating the wartime...
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VIDEO: Baroness Doreen Lawrence describes what really matters to her

Apr
17

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Children, grandchildren and the preciousness of life are the things that matter most to Doreen Lawrence, as she is interviewed...
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Giant white crosses remind St Paul's worshippers and visitors of the horrors of warfare

Apr
10

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The horrors of warfare and conflict, both past and present, are reflected in a striking new art installation at St Paul's. As...
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St Paul's broderers receive a Royal visit

Apr
09

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As part of a visit to the Cathedral for an awards ceremony, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester visited the broderers...
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Livery Companies gather for the annual United Guilds service

Apr
07

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A special service to mark the work of the Livery Companies in the City of London has been held at St Paul's. The 72nd Service...
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Further tickets to Bach's St John Passion to be issued

Apr
07

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ALL TICKETS ARE NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED Owing to continuing demand, which saw 1,000 tickets claimed in under five hours and then...
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UK's top chefs compete on BBC2 to cook at St Paul's D-Day anniversary banquet

Apr
07

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The ninth series of BBC television's popular Great British Menu starts today, with chefs from across the UK competing to cook for...
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Choral Evensong - a truly global experience

Apr
03

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A broadcast of Choral Evensong from St Paul's Cathedral has been listened to right across the world, with people tuning in from...
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New Bishop of Dudley consecrated at St Paul's

Mar
26

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The new Bishop of Dudley has been ordained and consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury at a service in St Paul's. The Reverend...
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Mothers across the world to be celebrated this Mothering Sunday

Mar
24

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The love and work of mothers across the world will be celebrated this Mothering Sunday at St Paul's. As part of the 6pm Eucharist...
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A Cathedral first as new organ scholar is appointed to St Paul's

Mar
20

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The new organ scholar of St Paul's has been appointed, and will mark a first in the Cathedral's history. Rachel Mahon...
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Lunchtime talk series continues with 'Saving St Paul's in the 1920s'

Mar
18

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The second in a series of free lunchtime talks at St Paul's will examine the reasons behind the Cathedral's lengthy shut-down...
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Watch again: Clarissa Dickson Wright speaks at St Paul's Cathedral

Mar
17

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Today the Cathedral is very saddened to learn of the death of Clarissa Dickson Wright, barrister, celebrity chef and one half of...
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More tickets for St John Passion to be released

Mar
14

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THE SECOND RELEASE OF TICKETS IS NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS IF MORE TICKETS BECOME AVAILABLE. Owing...
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St Paul's Organist hits the silver screen

Mar
11

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Music by the Organist of St Paul's Cathedral can now be heard at a cinema near you, thanks to an out-of-the-blue invitation to...
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Art from war

Mar
10

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Direct descendants of soldiers badly injured during the conflicts of WWI are being sought by St Paul’s, as the Cathedral...
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St Paul's Chapter welcomes two new members at special service

Mar
05

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The Chapter of St Paul's has now grown to seven members after a special service of Evensong held on Shrove Tuesday. The Cathedral's...
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Abolition of slavery commemorated in art installation at St Paul's

Mar
04

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Six steel figures by a renowned African artist have been placed inside St Paul’s Cathedral, to commemorate the abolition of slavery and the 50th anniversary of Martin...
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Cutting edge technology reveals historical secrets of St Paul's in new TV series

Mar
04

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The exact location at which a World War Two bomb exploded in St Paul's Cathedral has been revealed thanks to a ground-breaking...
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St Paul’s rich archives to be brought to life in contemporary poetry

Mar
03

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One of the UK’s leading contemporary poets will explore some of the stories behind the rich archives of St Paul’s Cathedral in a unique project taking place in the...
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Free tickets for Bach Passion now available online

Feb
19

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Free tickets to St Paul's annual performance of J S Bach's St John Passion are now available online.The first batch of tickets...
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'St Paul's on Canvas' kicks off new lunchtime talk series

Feb
07

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The first in a series of free lunchtime talks at St Paul's begins this month with a look at the Cathedral's extraordinary and...
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Leading figure in UK arts to become Lay Canon of St Paul's

Jan
28

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The Deputy Director of one of the UK's leading national museums has been confirmed as a Lay Canon and member of Chapter at St Paul's. Pim Baxter, who is Deputy...
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Crucifixion depicted in rare addition to St Paul's stained glass

Jan
15

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A young art student has added to St Paul's very small collection of stained glass with a panel symbolising the crucifixion. Sylvia...
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Natural sciences graduate scoops St Paul's composition award

Jan
14

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A recent graduate in natural sciences who has already penned an opera and a symphony, has triumphed in St Paul's choral composition...
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Messy Church to come to St Paul's this January

Jan
02

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The annual celebration of St Paul's patron saint is set to be bigger, and messier, than ever as children and families experience...
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Cathedral team to reach new heights for leading homelessness charity

Jan
02

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A team of five staff from St Paul's have their eyes focused on the top of the London skyline as they prepare for a daunting physical...
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Epic 1953 choir tour of the USA and Canada recalled

Dec
31

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December 2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the return from a tour of the United States and Canada by the St Paul's Cathedral Choir....
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Giant screen to extend the festive cheer at St Paul's

Dec
18

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A giant screen will relay three of St Paul’s Cathedral’s most popular Christmas services, allowing thousands more people to experience the worship and music taking...
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St Paul's Choristers lend their voices to charity Christmas single

Dec
10

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The Choristers of St Paul's are set to hit the Christmas charts as part of an East London charity project which brings together...
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St Paul's oil paintings join BBC online catalogue

Dec
09

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A collection of oil paintings in the Collections of St Paul's Cathedral are now available for everyone to view online as part...
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Music, readings and prayers at St Paul's in memory of Nelson Mandela

Dec
06

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The Dean, Chapter and entire community of St Paul’s Cathedral are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Nelson Mandela;...
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St Paul's welcomes Americans for Thanksgiving celebration

Nov
28

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The annual service of American Thanksgiving has taken place at St Paul's, with the new Ambassador speaking of the continuing unity...
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New Canon Pastor appointed at St Paul's

Nov
25

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The Chapter and entire community of St Paul’s is delighted to announce the appointment of the Reverend Tricia Hillas as...
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St Paul's marks Britten centenary in verse and song

Nov
22

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One hundred years to the day since the birth of Benjamin Britten, St Paul's will pay tribute at a special service of Choral Evensong. Also...
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Explore St Paul's rich archives at special pop-up event

Nov
15

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A pop-up stand showing off some of St Paul's fascinating archive items, will be set-up for all to see in early December. For...
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Today in history - a rare royal wedding takes place at St Paul's

Nov
14

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Think of St Paul's Cathedral and royal weddings and most people will conjure up images of Lady Diana Spencer walking down the aisle...
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St Paul's Cathedral Choir to pay tribute to Sir John Tavener

Nov
14

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Following the sad news of the death of Sir John Tavener this week, the St Paul's Cathedral Choir will sing one of his favourite...
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New album sees Franck symphony transcribed for Grand Organ of St Paul's

Nov
13

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An orchestral symphony by one of Europe's leading late romantic composers has been transcribed especially for a new album of organ...
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Your departed loved ones remembered at St Paul's

Oct
31

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Owing to an overwhelming response in 2012, St Paul's is once again inviting people from across the world to submit the names of...
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Today in history - WWI's most famous female casualty is remembered at St Paul's

Oct
29

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Whilst often seen as a place of great celebration, St Paul's is also known as a location for national mourning and remembrance. In...
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Trafalgar Day marked with prayers at the tomb of Lord Nelson

Oct
21

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The British victory at the Battle of Trafalgar and death of Lord Nelson have been remembered at a simple wreath laying around the...
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St Paul's Cathedral - Draft Instrument notice - Cathedrals Measure 1999

Oct
18

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NOTICE is given that the Council of the Cathedral Church of St Paul in London (St Paul’s Cathedral) has prepared a draft...
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Postcode rivalry explored by young actors at St Paul's

Oct
15

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Young actors from a west London theatre group have performed at St Paul's as part of the Cathedral's How to Change the World...
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Today in history - Coronation composer Hubert Parry dies

Oct
07

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St Paul's is famously the burial place for many Great Britons, with military leaders, poets, artists and scientists all represented...
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Social purpose of the financial sector is unclear, survey reveals

Oct
03

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Nine out of ten people have called for greater clarity on the social purpose of the UK financial sector, a St Paul’s Institute...
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Leave me, O Love - a Sir Philip Sidney sonnet to mark National Poetry Day

Oct
03

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To mark National Poetry Day, a sonnet by Sir Philip Sidney, Elizabethan poet, courtier and solider, buried at St Paul's. In...
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Bach's 'Great Eighteen' performed at St Paul's as part of European organ marathon

Oct
02

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Some of J S Bach's finest works are to be performed at St Paul's as part of one man's mission to play all of the great composer's...
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Victims of Hate Crime to be remembered at St Paul's

Sep
30

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An act of remembrance for those who have been murdered and injured by hate crime, will again be held at St Paul's. The service,...
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Continuing horrors of warfare reflected in sculpture installed at St Paul's

Sep
30

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As the UK and wider world prepare to mark next year’s centenary of ‘the war to end all war’, an artwork depicting the continuing human cost of conflict is being displayed...
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One man's horse ride of a lifetime comes past St Paul's

Sep
17

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A six-month trip covering 2,500 miles, taking in 30 cathedrals and all done by one man and his horse, has come past St Paul's. William...
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Today in history - A tale of true bravery at St Paul's

Sep
12

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St Paul's has long been associated with the Second World War, the dome rising high above the destruction of the Blitz and Sir Winston...
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New Sacrist appointed to clergy of St Paul's

Aug
29

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A Priest who has served in the Middle East as well as here in the UK has been appointed Sacrist of St Paul's Cathedral. The...
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St Paul’s Forum debates see stellar line-up discuss ‘How to Change the World’

Aug
14

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Ten influential speakers including Director of Liberty Shami Chakrabarti, MP for Tottenham David Lammy, charity leader Camila Batmanghelidjh and former Archbishop...
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150 years overdue - rare book returns to St Paul's library

Aug
12

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A 500-year-old book with instructions for celebrating Mass, has returned to the St Paul’s Cathedral Library after an absence of...
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Thirty-six hours with London: the capital as you have never seen it before

Aug
06

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A stunning new time-lapse video taken from the top of the dome of St Paul's shows 36 hours in the life of London as never seen...
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Unique photographic competition comes to St Paul's

Aug
05

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A photo competition designed to celebrate the talent and creativity of London's homeless population has come to St Paul's. The...
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St Paul's rich collections now accessible through Twitter

Aug
05

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The rich and varied object archive and library collections of St Paul's Cathedral are set to become more accessible to all with...
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St Paul's reveals its hidden treasures

Jul
31

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Rare and valuable items from the St Paul's Collection will be opened up to a lucky few this August as the Cathedral takes part...
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St Paul's welcomes news of Royal birth

Jul
22

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The Dean, Chapter and entire community of St Paul's Cathedral are overjoyed at the news of today's Royal birth. The Dean of St...
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Story time at St Paul's as authors come to visit

Jul
05

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Two of the UK's leading children's authors have given their top tips on how to write a good story to two classes of 10-year-olds...
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Thirty new deacons ordained at St Paul's in joyous ceremony

Jul
02

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One of the most joyous ceremonies in the Cathedral's calendar has seen 30 men and women from across the Diocese of London ordained...
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Reverend Jason Rendell leaves St Paul's after six years

Jun
26

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After six years of dedicated service, including playing a leading role in the smooth-running of high-profile services, the Reverend...
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St Paul's says 'we care' about support for the disabled

Jun
25

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As the Care and Support Bill goes through the House of Lords and on the eve of the Government's latest Spending Review, St Paul's...
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'Believe in fallible people, not infallible people' - Archbishop on bankers

Jun
17

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Bankers are as prone to human mistakes as anyone else, but banks should operate with the 'fear of hell and hope of heaven', the...
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Archbishop of Canterbury to address social purpose of banking at sold out event

Jun
05

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More than 2,000 people will pack St Paul’s Cathedral on Wednesday 12 June, as the Archbishop of Canterbury gives...
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Just who was the most dangerous man in Tudor England? BBC documentary comes to St Paul's

Jun
05

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The life of the man who dared to translate the Bible into English, an extremely rare copy of which is housed at St Paul's, is the subject of a dramatic new BBC documentary. Broadcast...
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Full peal of St Paul's bells completed to mark 60th anniversary of Queen's Coronation

Jun
03

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A full peal of bells has been completed at St Paul's to mark 60 years since Her Majesty The Queen's Coronation. Beginning at 12pm...
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Interactive prayer room to be set-up at St Paul's

May
28

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A specially dedicated, celebratory and interactive prayer room is being set-up at St Paul's to mark the launch of the Diocese of...
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Mind of the Maker - series review with videos

May
13

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A series of Sunday evening conversations under the dome of St Paul's have concluded with a call for us to be 'more imaginative...
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Battle of the Atlantic remembered at St Paul's, 70 years on

May
09

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Veterans from the Merchant and Royal Navies have gathered at St Paul's for a service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the...
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'A strange power and fascination' - good and bad money debated at St Paul's

May
08

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Our modern-day relationship with money has been put under scrutiny as an illustrious panel came to St Paul's to debate whether...
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The City and the Common Good: St Paul

Apr
25

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One of the UK's leading economic historians will lead a discussion on the subject of 'good money' within the heart of the UK's...
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Simon Johnson to begin summer celebrity organ series

Apr
22

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The annual summer of series of organ recitals at St Paul's kicks off in May with the Cathedral's Organist offering a programme...
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Philippa Boardman installed as St Paul's Canon

Apr
22

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The Bishop of London and the Chapter of St Paul's have officially installed the Reverend Philippa Boardman as the Cathedral's new...
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The Address given by the Bishop of London at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher

Apr
17

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The Address given by The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Richard Chartres, KCVO, Bishop of London at the funeral of Baroness...
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Good business will 'attract, nurture and reward good people'

Apr
15

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A series of debates on ethics and the purpose of the financial sector has begun with discussion on Good People, led by the Head...
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The order of service for the funeral of Baroness Thatcher

Apr
14

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Click on the front cover image to download the full order of service
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The funeral of Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven LG, OM, FRS

Apr
09

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The funeral of Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven LG, OM, FRS, will be held at St Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday, 17 April. The service...
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The City and the Common Good: The role of

Apr
08

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The head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales will be joined by a top financial crime expert, an Anglican Bishop...
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Beethoven to fill St Paul's for Lord Mayor's charity

Apr
02

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The sounds of Beethoven's epic ninth symphony will fill St Paul's this May, as the Lord Mayor of London continues his year of charity...
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A dome with a view - St Paul's galleries re-open for Easter

Mar
28

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After three months of repair work to many hundreds of steps, the two external galleries on the dome of St Paul's will re-open...
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Easter fun for children at St Paul's

Mar
28

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Children visiting St Paul's over the Easter holidays are being given the chance to connect with the rich work and history of the...
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St Paul's employees guaranteed a living wage

Mar
26

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The increased cost of living has been recognised by St Paul's, as the Cathedral has now been accredited a London Living Wage...
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Marmalade proves to be the preserve of the clergy

Mar
22

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The breakfast tastes of the Bishop of London and Dean of St Paul's have been revealed, after they were presented with jars of...
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The Empire Sculptor - St Paul's loans work to major new exhibition

Mar
21

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A bust depicting a former Surveyor to the Fabric of St Paul's is being given on loan to a major new exhibition featuring the...
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'Batter my heart' - A John Donne sonnet to mark World Poetry Day

Mar
21

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A sonnet by John Donne (1572-1631), Dean of St Paul's Cathedral and one of England’s foremost poets, to mark World Poetry...
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Red buckets replace collection plates this Red Nose Day

Mar
13

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The Dean of St Paul's will swap his cassock for a red nose on Friday as Cathedral staff do their bit for Comic Relief. To mark...
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Archbishop to stop at St Paul's on pilgrimage to Canterbury

Mar
12

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The new Archbishop of Canterbury will pray at St Paul's Cathedral as he travels to Canterbury for his Enthronement ceremony. From...
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Famous faces talk about their journeys of faith in special Eastertide series

Mar
12

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Four recognisable names from modern British culture talk about their journeys of faith in a series of 'conversations under the...
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New Prebendaries installed at special St Paul's

Mar
06

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Four new Prebendaries have been welcomed to St Paul's at a special collation and installation service. The Revd Jonathan Osborne, Senior Chaplain at the Metropolitan...
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The genius of Wren

Mar
05

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Sir Christopher Wren wrestled with the design of the famous St Paul’s dome even as it was being built, remodelling its profile...
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Treat your mum this Mothering Sunday

Mar
04

Posted by St Paul's Cathedral

With Mothering Sunday now just days away, the Restaurant at St Paul's is offering three special menus, covering brunch,...
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St Paul’s debates look at City and the Common Good

Feb
28

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A series of debates under the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral will look at the financial heart of the UK and ask, ‘The City and the Common Good: What kind of City do we...
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Christopher Martin-Jenkins memorial service set for St Paul's

Feb
26

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A memorial service to cricket journalist and former president of the MCC, Christopher Martin-Jenkins MBE, is to be held at St Paul's...
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All wrapped up - model of St Paul's marks start of Fairtrade Fortnight

Feb
26

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Fairtrade Fortnight began in style at St Paul's as a model of the Cathedral made entirely from Fairtrade wrappers was unveiled. Made...
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Juries and migration discussed as Question Time came to St Paul's

Feb
22

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In a wide-ranging debate for the BBC's flagship debate programme, Question TIme, a 150-strong audience put questions to a panel...
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Full line-up for BBC Question Time at St Paul's announced

Feb
20

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Three political heavyweights, an author and journalist, and the former Canon Chancellor of St Paul's, will make up the panel for...
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LSO and Sir Colin Davis St Paul's Berlioz recording available on CD

Feb
19

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A recording of Berlioz's huge masterpiece, Grande Messe des morts, performed by the London Symphony Orchestra under the direction...
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St Paul's Canon Pastor, Bishop Michael Colclough, set to retire

Feb
18

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Bishop Michael Colclough, Canon Pastor of St Paul’s Cathedral, has announced that he will retire with effect from 30September...
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Children come to St Paul's to take on Climate Week Challenge

Feb
08

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Children from across London are set to come to St Paul's to take on a challenge to come up with an idea of how people can live...
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St Paul’s to host BBC Question Time

Feb
05

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BBC One’s political debate programme, Question Time, is being hosted from St Paul’s for the first time in the programme’s history, it has been announced. The debate,...
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Listen again to Sunday Worship from St Paul's on BBC Radio 4

Feb
05

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In a change from its usual format, this week's Sunday Worship on BBC Radio 4 was a 40-minute feature, presented by the Canon Chancellor...
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Justin Welby is made Archbishop of Canterbury at St Paul's

Feb
04

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Justin Welby has officially become Archbishop of Canterbury in a service held at St Paul's Cathedral. The former Bishop of Durham...
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London churches come to St Paul's

Jan
31

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Worshippers from across the Diocese of London have gathered in St Paul’s for a special Eucharist to celebrate the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul. Congregations...
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Justin Welby to be confirmed as Archbishop of Canterbury at St Paul's ceremony

Jan
29

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The Right Reverend Justin Welby will officially take up the post of Archbishop of Canterbury at a service to be held at St Paul's. The...
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St Paul's appoints new Canon Treasurer to its Chapter

Jan
28

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St Paul’s Cathedral is delighted at the appointment of the Reverend Prebendary Philippa Jane Boardman to the position...
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A taste of the countryside comes to St Paul's

Jan
10

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To mark the beginning of the agricultural year, St Paul's played host to some of the most modern farming machinery and livestock...
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Special offers in the Restaurant at St Paul's this January

Jan
09

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With the New Year now in full swing, the Restaurant at St Paul's Cathedral has a number of special lunch offers to brighten the...
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Christmas Carol Services look to 'loyalty to the future'

Dec
24

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A feast of 'loyalty to the future' is how we can look afresh at this Christmas, congregations at St Paul's two Christmas carol...
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Choristers prepare for their big Christmas sing

Dec
14

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For most people, Christmas is a time for unwinding and relaxation, but for the boy Choristers of St Paul's, the hard work is just...
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Thousands gather to see St Paul's move from darkness to light

Dec
03

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More than 4,000 people came to St Paul's to mark the beginning of Advent at two special services, which saw the Cathedral move...
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Americans in London give thanks at St Paul's

Nov
27

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The 'unbreakable bond' between the USA and the UK has been highlighted at the annual service to mark US Thanksgiving...
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Combined choirs sing to the Patron Saint of Musicians

Nov
21

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The choirs of St Paul's, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral have come together at a service in...
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Get a little Christmas inspiration in the St Paul's shop

Nov
21

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With Christmas rapidly approaching and thoughts turning to gifts for loved ones, the shop at St Paul's Cathedral is ready to offer...
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St Paul’s scoops silver as over 600,000 votes are cast in British Travel Awards

Nov
12

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St Paul’s Cathedral can lay claim to being the most popular heritage attraction in England after winning a silver award at the British Travel Awards 2012. At an...
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Garden of Remembrance opens with moving ceremony

Nov
05

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The Royal British Legion's Garden of Remembrance has been officially opened, marking the start of a month in which the lives of...
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Day meets night over the City of London - stunning new photography

Nov
05

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The sun setting over the City of London provides the subject for a breathtaking new photograph take from the top of St Paul's...
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The Revd Mark Oakley appointed Canon Chancellor of St Paul's

Oct
24

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The Bishop of London and St Paul's Cathedral are pleased to announce that Canon Mark Oakley has been appointed as Canon Chancellor of St Paul's. He will take up...
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Al Gore speaks at St Paul's on 'Sustainable Capitalism'

Oct
19

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St Paul’s Cathedral has hosted Al Gore, former US Vice President, environmental advocate, and co-founder and Chair of Generation...
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Hate Crime Awareness Week launched at St Paul's

Oct
15

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An act of remembrance has been held under the dome of St Paul's, remembering those who have been murdered and injured by hate...
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Statement regarding protest inside St Paul's

Oct
14

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The service of evensong at St Paul’s Cathedral on 14 October was planned to incorporate prayers by Occupy Faith and...
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Sermon preached by Dean Ison on the first anniversary of Occupy London

Oct
14

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Joshua 5. 13 - 6. 20 Matthew 11. 20-end "Are you on our side, or the side of our enemies?” And he replied, "No, I have...
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Dean Ison reflects on Occupy - one year on

Oct
12

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Ahead of the first anniversary of Occupy London, The Very Reverend Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, answers...
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Vidal Sassoon remembered at St Paul's

Oct
12

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A service to celebrate the life of Vidal Sassoon CBE, has been held at St Paul's. More than a thousand people, including stars...
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St Paul's safer from pollution than at any time in its history

Oct
10

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A 30-year project to monitor erosion to the stonework of St Paul’s has concluded the risk of damage by pollution is as...
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Victims of hate crime remembered at St Paul

Oct
08

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An act of remembrance for the victims of hate crime will be held in St Paul’s Cathedral, this Saturday, 13 October at 6.30pm. The...
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Seminars explore St Paul’s connection to public discourse and direct democracy

Oct
05

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Full videos from two recent events organised by the St Paul's Institute, are now available to view online. The seminars, hosted in conjunction with the charity...
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Famous faces come to St Paul’s for Lord Mayor’s Show day

Oct
04

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Two of the most recognisable faces in British comedy drama will take on the roles of London’s most famous characters of folklore this Lord Mayor’s Show day. Julian...
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'Batter my heart' - A John Donne sonnet to mark National Poetry Day

Oct
04

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A sonnet by John Donne (1572-1631), Dean of St Paul's Cathedral and one of England’s foremost poets, to mark National...
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Cathedral Choir 'touches eternity' in autumn concert

Oct
03

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Two of England's favourite actors have joined the Cathedral Choir for Touching Eternity, an evening of music and poetry under the...
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Dean Ison welcomes Christian Aid tax justice bus to St Paul's

Sep
17

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A 1950s double decker bus which is touring the UK to spread the message of tax justice has stopped outside St Paul’s (September 14), met by the Cathedral’s Dean, the...
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St Paul's 'delighted' to hear of Iranian Pastor's release

Sep
10

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An Iranian Pastor, who was facing the death penalty in his county for apostasy, has been released. Yousef Nadarkhani was acquitted of...
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St Paul's welcomes its new Organ Scholar

Sep
04

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As the new academic term begins with the return from holiday of the Cathedral Choristers, St Paul's is also welcoming a new Organ...
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Former Cathedral chorister named England Test cricket captain

Aug
29

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St Paul's Cathedral and the St Paul's Cathedral School send their best wishes to former chorister Alastair Cook, on the announcement...
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Top actors star in evening of music and poetry at St Paul's

Aug
28

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Two of England’s best-known and most-loved actors will give the first ever reading of a newly commissioned poem for St Paul’s at an evening of music and verse at the...
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Service of ‘Courage and Faith’ marks opening of the 2012 Paralympic Games

Aug
28

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On Sunday 26 August, St Paul’s hosted a special service, Courage and Faith, to celebrate the opening of the Paralympic Games. VIEW IMAGES OF THE SERVICE This...
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Summer for Families at St Paul's

Aug
22

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With just a couple of weeks remaining of the summer holiday, St Paul's is still offering younger visitors the opportunity...
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City’s contribution to ‘wellbeing of society’ explored by St Paul’s Institute

Aug
15

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The full video of a recent debate which asked if the City of London is ‘socially useful’, is now available to watch. Organised by St Paul’s Institute, in collaboration...
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A marathon first for the bells of St Paul's

Jul
31

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As the eyes of the world fall on St Paul's during this Sunday's Olympic women's marathon (5 August), a historic first will...
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Meet St Paul's newest tour guide - Sir Christopher Wren himself!

Jul
24

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A famous old face is returning to St Paul's this summer, giving families the opportunity to see parts of the Cathedral normally...
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St Paul’s longest-serving singer hangs up his cassock for the final time

Jul
17

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After singing at one Royal Wedding, two Jubilees and countless other important occasions at St Paul’s, the Cathedral Choir’s longest-serving member is set to retire. Chris...
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Hereford Priest appointed as Succentor of St Paul's

Jul
16

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The Chapter of St Paul’s is delighted to announce the appointment of a Hereford priest to the role of Succentor at the Cathedral. The Reverend Jonathan Coore has...
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London musician triumphs in choral composition competition

Jul
05

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The organist of a London church, just a short distance from St Paul’s, has won the Cathedral’s composition competition. John...
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‘Superb, poised and polished’ – St Paul’s choir praised for new CD recording

Jul
04

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Reviews of the St Paul’s Cathedral Choir’s latest CD have praised the interpretation of some of Mozart’s scintillating choral music. The new recording, Missa Solemnis,...
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27 Deacons ordained in joyful St Paul's service

Jul
04

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27 Diocese of London Deacons have been ordained by the Bishop of London at an annual Eucharist service held at St Paul's. View...
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Ecclesiastical fashions on show in St Paul's

Jul
02

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Two elaborately designed copes with connections to various Jubilee celebrations will remain on display inside St Paul’s...
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Children show influence of the mighty Thames in tapestry display

Jun
29

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130 square metres of tapestry created by 60,000 children, reflecting how the River Thames has shaped the communities through...
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‘Holistic and thoughtful’ work scoops top architectural award for St Paul’s

Jun
25

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The Tercentenary programme of care and repair to St Paul’s has been recognised by the country’s foremost professional body for architects. At the annual Royal Institute...
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St Paul’s Cathedral recognised in Group Travel Awards

Jun
21

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St Paul’s Cathedral has collected the runner-up award for best UK short visit in the the Group Travel Awards 2012.   The awards ceremony was held last Friday,...
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Archbishop praises the 'steady, patient and relentless' work of the Church Urban Fund

Jun
20

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The Archbishop of Canterbury has recognised the crucial work of the Church Urban Fund at a service to celebrate the charity's 25th...
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St Paul's brought to life for the blind and partially sighted

Jun
19

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The blind and partially sighted can now experience St Paul’s Cathedral as part of a new series of audio descriptions featuring...
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St Paul’s Cathedral hosts a line-up of City of London Festival Events

Jun
18

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From 24 June - 27 July, The City of London Festival will put on an extensive programme of special events featuring world-class artists, in a number of outstanding...
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New John Donne statue unveiled in the shadow of St Paul's

Jun
15

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A statue of John Donne, one of England’s foremost poets and priests, and a Dean of St Paul's, has been unveiled in the newly...
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Own the Diamond Choir live recording of The Call of Wisdom

Jun
06

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The live recording of the Diamond Choir anthem, The Call of Wisdom, is now available to buy from iTunes. CALL OF WISDOM - iTUNES...
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Queen celebrates Jubilee at St Paul's (+images)

Jun
05

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The much anticipated Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II was celebrated from 2–5 June 2012, with numerous events throughout...
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St Paul's collections now available for all to see online

May
25

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Thousands of significant objects and a large quantity of archive material from St Paul's Cathedral are now accessible to the...
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Dean Ison urges his congregation to 'live in truth with kindness'

May
25

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The newly installed Dean of St Paul’s, Dr David Ison, today (25 May) urged his congregation to "live in the truth with kindness.” Preaching...
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St Paul's prepares for the installation of its new Dean

May
24

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Tomorrow (25 May), St Paul’s Cathedral will welcome the Very Revd Dr David Ison, as its new Dean. Special readings,...
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The morality of money, discussed at St Paul's

May
24

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Last night (23 May), a debate with Harvard professor Michael Sandel was held on the cathedral floor, entitled What Money...
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St Paul’s ‘What Money Can’t Buy’ debate moves up a gear

May
23

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St Paul's Institute will announce an initiative at today's public debate with Michael Sandel to take the debate beyond the doors of the Cathedral. Today (23 May),...
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Bishop of Bedford Consecrated at St Paul's Cathedral

May
17

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The Venerable Richard Atkinson has been consecrated the Bishop of Bedford in the Diocese of St Albans by the Archbishop of...
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St Paul’s welcomes the Dalai Lama as he receives Templeton Prize

May
14

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The 40th Templeton Prize has been awarded to His Holiness The Dalai Lama at a ceremony in St Paul’s Cathedral. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader, Tenzin Gyatso,...
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St Paul's supports Christian Aid Week 2012

May
09

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With Christian Aid Week upon us, St Paul's is backing the work of Christian Aid in the fight to eradicate poverty and injustice...
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Archaeological account of St Paul's well-received by critics

May
01

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An archaeological account of St Paul's written by cathedral archaeologist John Schofield, has received a number of...
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Choirs across the world encouraged to sing Diamond Jubilee anthem

Apr
27

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The anthem commissioned by St Paul’s for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations is published today through the Oxford...
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‘Understanded of the People’ – St Paul’s marks 350 years of Book of Common Prayer

Apr
23

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Journalists, politicians, church leaders and writers are amongst people from all walks of life who have contributed to an exhibition celebrating the Book of Common...
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Cathedral Guides pass their exams

Apr
19

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Twelve new Cathedral Guides are celebrating after passing their Level 2 Institute of Tourist Guiding Exam. The newly qualified...
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New portrait of Lord Nelson to go on display in St Paul's

Apr
19

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The first display of a new portrait of Admiral Lord Nelson is to be in the chamber where he is interred. The new Nelson Portrait,...
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Poet and priest: Metaphysical work of John Donne explored at St Paul

Apr
18

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The works of John Donne, one of England’s foremost poets and priests, are set to be brought to life in words and music...
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St Paul's Archive reveals piece of Titanic history, 100 years on

Apr
13

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Throughout its history St Paul's has hosted many memorial services, including for those who lost their lives on the Titanic. This...
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St Paul's to pray for Iranian Pastor facing death penalty

Apr
11

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St Paul’s is dedicating tomorrow’s 12.30pm Eucharist to Yousef Nadarkhani, the Iranian pastor facing a death sentence...
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Easter trail offers more for children this Easter break

Apr
10

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The Schools & Families Department of St Paul's has created two special Easter trails for children and families to make the...
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Revd Andrew Hammond to leave St Paul's for St Mary

Apr
10

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The Succentor of St Paul's, Andrew Hammond, is to leave the Cathedral to take up the post of Vicar at St Mary's in Willesden. Andrew,...
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Stunning ‘GigaPixel’ image marks reopening of St Paul’s Dome Galleries

Apr
02

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An image of London’s skyline as it has never been seen before, has marked the reopening of St Paul’s two highest Galleries following months of repair. The GigaPixel...
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Holy Week services

Mar
30

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A number of special services to mark Holy Week at St Paul's Cathedral. Click on the listings to download in pdf format. ...
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Dalai Lama to receive world science and religion award at St Paul’s Cathedral

Mar
29

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St Paul’s Cathedral is delighted to host the Dalai Lama, as he collects his prestigious Templeton Prize on Monday, 14 May. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader...
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St Paul’s Cathedral addresses The Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee

Mar
28

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An address to Her Majesty The Queen, praising her Christian faith and dedication to the Church, Nation and Commonwealth, has been delivered by St Paul’s Cathedral....
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St Paul’s to mark centenary of Scott’s Antarctic Expedition, 100 years on

Mar
21

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A century after Captain Robert Falcon Scott wrote his last diary entry, St Paul’s Cathedral will commemorate the British Antarctic ‘Terra Nova’ Expedition and pay...
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American Civil Rights Movement remembered on steps of St Paul’s

Mar
20

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The 55th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, seen as a major turning point in the American civil rights movement, has been marked on the steps of St Paul’s...
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St Paul’s seeks young singers from across the UK to form Diamond Choir

Mar
16

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Children from all UK regions and nations have the chance to sing for The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving this June at St Paul’s Cathedral....
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St Paul’s joins 220 London churches to celebrate Fairtrade and receive official status

Mar
08

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Representatives from 220 churches within the Diocese of London are set to gather at St Paul’s to celebrate the work of the Fairtrade organisation and be officially...
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Appointment of David Ison as Dean of St Paul's

Mar
06

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HM The Queen has approved the nomination of The Very Reverend David Ison, Dean of Bradford, as the next Dean of St Paul’s. The Very Reverend Dr David Ison, 57,...
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Statement from the Chapter of St Paul's

Feb
29

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We have always sought a peaceful resolution to the Occupy protest, and are sincerely thankful that yesterday’s removal...
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Statement from St Paul's Cathedral following Occupy eviction

Feb
28

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The following statement has been issued by St Paul's Cathedral: In the past few months, we have all been made to re-examine...
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St Paul’s searches for new music in £1,000 choral work competition

Feb
27

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The search for a brand new choral work to be performed by the St Paul’s Cathedral Choir, has been launched. New Music for St Paul’s is a competition designed by...
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Statement from St Paul’s Cathedral on Court of Appeal ruling

Feb
22

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The following statement has been issued by the Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral following the Court of Appeal ruling on Wednesday, 22nd February 2012: "We very much...
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Iron is a girl’s best friend at St Paul’s this Valentine’s Day

Feb
14

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Diamonds may be forever and a girl’s best friend, but one Londoner has spurned the precious stone in favour of iron this Valentine’s Day. Martin Barratt, a managing...
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Listen again to Choral Evensong on BBC Radio 3

Feb
02

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Works by Byrd and Tallis featured as BBC Radio 3's Choral Evensong came from St Paul's on Wednesday, 1st February. LISTEN AGAIN Now...
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St Paul's issues special Prayer to mark Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Jan
31

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The following Prayer, written at The Queen's direction by the Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral for Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee,...
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“Grateful and embarrassed” cathedral foreman recognised in New Year Honours List

Jan
27

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One of St Paul’s longest serving employees is celebrating receiving an MBE in the New Year Honours List, for his service to the cathedral. Alan Horsfield, the cathedral’s...
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St Paul’s 20 year ‘pipe-dream’ becomes a reality

Jan
26

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The latest chapter in St Paul’s rich musical history has been written this week with the first performance of the cathedral’s brand new organ. The new OBE Chapel...
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Archbishop of Canterbury Ordains two new Bishops at St Paul's

Jan
25

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Two new Bishops have been Ordained and Consecrated at St Paul's Cathedral.  A Eucharist service, held on Wednesday 25th...
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The Reverend Canon Michael Hampel looks at the humour and teachings in the Book of Jonah

Jan
23

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The Reverend Canon Michael Hampel looks at the humour and teachings in the Book of Jonah - a sermon given on the third Sunday of...
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Bishops of Winchester and Bradwell to be consecrated at St Paul

Jan
18

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The 97th Bishop of Winchester and fifth Bishop of Bradwell are to be consecrated at St Paul’s Cathedral. Canon Timothy...
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Statement from St Paul's Cathedral

Jan
18

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Following today’s decision by Mr Justice Lindblom at the High Court the Chapter of St Paul’s have issued the following...
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Watch again: PD James speaks at St Paul's Cathedral

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Today the Cathedral is very saddened to hear that PD James, great detective fiction writer and friend to St Paul's, has died aged 94.   Baroness James of Holland...
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Two nations' 'Unwritten Alliance' the focus of annual St Paul's US Thanksgiving service

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America the Beautiful echoed around St Paul's as the American community in London gathered at the Cathedral for the annual Thanksgiving Day service. 2,000 people...
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BBC Choral Evensong from St Paul's to be broadcast worldwide

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BBC Radio 3's annual visit to St Paul's for Choral Evensong will once again be available for people to be able to listen to around the world. LISTEN LIVE Wednesday...
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CofE bishops urge church-going General Election voters to help build the society they want at ballot box

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The Church of England's House of Bishops has released a letter, addressed to all members of the Church, to deeply consider how they use their vote at this year's General...
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Is World Book Day's 'most dangerous' book here at St Paul's?

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To mark World Book Day (5 March) we tell the story of one of the most controversial and 'dangerous' books in history, a copy of which remarkably survives at St Paul's. One...
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The 'opaque splendour of God' discussed at St Paul's evening with Barbara Brown Taylor

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One of today's most influential Christian writers has spoken of 'the opaque splendour of God' at a St Paul's Cathedral event. American Episcopal priest, Barbara Brown...
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Hosanna! Palm Sunday at St Paul's

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Two donkeys led the annual Palm Sunday Procession to the sound of drums and trumpets through the streets of London into the Cathedral. Crowds gathered in Paternoster...
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An Easter tradition - and a Maori meeting house

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Artist/priest Regan O’Callaghan has designed and painted the Cathedral's Paschal Candle for the past five years.   The Resurrection inspired this year's design, which...
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Special Sunday opening for St Paul's Dome

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'550 steps up, and back down again, and a chance to see a part of St Paul’s Cathedral not usually seen by visitors' A glowing review of a Dome climb by top London...
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Sir David Attenborough and Paddington creator Michael Bond at the Queen’s Thanksgiving Service in St Paul’s Cathedral

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Sir David will read a reflection on the passing of the years written by Michael Bond.  The Reverend Canon Michael Hampel, St Paul’s Precentor, who is responsible...
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