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.
Now the longest running outside broadcast in the world, Choral Evensong was first broadcast in 1926 and has been a weekly feature ever
At this service, on the the Eve of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, the Cathedral Choir was conducted by Director of Music
Andrew Carwood and accompanied by Organist Simon Johnson.
Introit: Senex puerum portabat (Byrd) Responses: Tomkins Psalm: 118 (Gray) First Lesson: 1 Samuel 1 vv19b-end Office Hymn: Quod chorus vatum (Tallis) Canticles: Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense (Tippett) Second Lesson: Hebrews 4 vv11-end Anthem: Videte miraculum (Tallis) Final Hymn: New light has dawned (West Ashton) Organ Voluntary: Rédemption (Franck, arr. Daniel Roth)
Choral Evensong will be repeated at 4pm on Sunday, 5th February - 93-95FM.