An atmospheric candlelit service, featuring seasonal readings and music from the Cathedral Choirs, on 21 and 22 December. Read more
Join us for one of the Cathedral's most popular festive events - services take place on the hour, every hour from 11am until 4pm, on 16 December. Read more
Join us on Sunday 10 December for the Christingle service. This service uses a special symbol, a decorated orange, to explore the story of God’s love for the world at Christmas. Read more
A beautiful candlelit service on 3 December which marks the start of the season of Advent. Read more
Open Daily | 8.30am - 5.30pm
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Today people come from far and wide to visit us, and we look forward to welcoming you. Whether you are a pilgrim or a tourist, are interested in history, beautiful buildings or just want to come and have a cup of tea in the Abbot’s Kitchen, we hope that you enjoy your visit.
Worship means different things to different people, so whether you are looking for a service to attend regularly, to light a candle or to spend some time soaking up the atmosphere of this ancient and holy place away from the noise of modern life, we hope St Albans Cathedral provides you with what you need.
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A cutting edge 360 degree experience, enabling you to virtually walk around our historic Cathedral. Go behind the scenes and explore some of our hidden secrets including the bell chamber, stone store and our medieval watching loft.
Saturday 2 December 3.15pm & 6.30pm.
Make it a Christmas to remember with a very special performance featuring two of the UK’s best-loved and iconic animated films, The Snowman and Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers, with live accompaniment from an outstanding professional orchestra. Read more
Uncover a story of Viking rampage and discover why St Albans was likely a natural target for their attacks. Read more
St Albans Cathedral Girls Choir release a new Christmas recording of music by Hertfordshire composer Elizabeth Poston. Read more
St Albans Cathedral hosted its annual Sixth Form Debate. Read more
Dr Sharon Moughtin-Mumby, creator of the Diddy Disciples material, visits St Albans Cathedral. Read more
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