St Paul’s Cathedral has been here for over 1,400 years. It has been built and rebuilt five times, and always its main purpose has been as a
place of worship and prayer.
St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring
interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.
Learning & Faith
Lifelong learning is a core part of the our work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Institute, and the
Cathedral's Adult Learning and Schools & Family Learning departments.
History & Collections
For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the
masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Behind the scenes, the cost of caring for St Paul's and continuing to deliver our central ministry and work is enormous and the generosity of
our supporters is critical.
Widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and a powerful symbol of the splendour of London, St Paul’s Cathedral is a
breathtaking events venue.
In his address to more than 4,000 people at the services on December 23 and 24, the Reverend Canon Mark Oakley said that we must look
differently at the way we live our lives so that we are not "all living in a circle of spending money we don’t have on things we don’t want in
order to impress people we don’t like."
He went on to talk about the most important things in our lives - love, relationship, connection, trust, wisdom:
"These are the things that increase as they are shared. The more you give of these the more you have. They are unlike wealth and power
therefore, where if I win, you lose. In all the things that you and I know matter more than anything else the truth is that if you win, I win