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.
St Paul's celebrates a said Eucharist every day of the week. It is a chance for the congregation to share in the bread and wine of
Monday - Saturday
8 - 8.30am
Monday - Saturday
12.30 - 1.15pm
6 - 6.45pm
The Eucharist is celebrated in the Cathedral with great solemnity. The action of the ministers reflects the history of how the Eucharist has
been celebrated over many centuries. It is an opportunity to deepen our communion with God and with one another.
The weekday morning Eucharist is held in one of the Cathedral's side chapels. A spoken service, usually led by the Canon in Residence, it
lasts roughly 30 minutes and is popular with City workers on their way into their offices.
The weekday lunchtime Eucharist is a spoken service, usually led by a visiting priest and is held underneath the dome, while the Cathedral is
open to sightseeing visitors. Many of these visitors stop to take part but many others just look on from outside the service area.
The Sunday evening Eucharist is also a said service held underneath the dome and is popular with tourists as well as St Paul's regular