Photography at St Paul's

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8:00am Morning Prayer
8:30am Doors open for sightseeing
8:30am Eucharist
12:30pm Eucharist
3:30pm Last entry for sightseeing
5:30pm Advent Carol Service

Photography at St Paul's

We hope that your visit to St Paul’s is a memorable one and we recognise that you may wish to take photos to remember your experience. Respectful non-flash photography for personal use inside the Cathedral is welcomed outside service times. Our friendly and trained staff are on hand to help advise where photography is possible.
Please share your photos with us on our social media channels on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

As a working church, there are some restrictions to this which can be read below:

  • Photography is not permitted during services at any time.
  • Photography is permitted during sightseeing hours (usually 8.30am-4.15pm), Monday to Saturday. There is no photography permitted on Sundays. 
  • Video and recording of moving images are not permitted.
  • Photography of children and young people is prohibited without consent of the accompanying adult. 
  • The use of flash or additional lighting, tripods, monopods and selfie sticks are not permitted at any time. 
  • Commercial photography is not permitted without advanced permission. Visit our media page for more information.

Where can I photograph inside the Cathedral?

  • Photography is permitted throughout the Cathedral floor, crypt and external galleries.
  • Areas of the Cathedral may occasionally be designated as “no photography” on a temporary basis and this will be indicated at the time.
  • Photography is not permitted in St Dunstan’s Chapel, which is available for private prayer and reflection throughout the day. 
  • Photography on the Whispering Gallery is not permitted at any time. 

For more information about commercial photography and filming, please visit our media page