Come and experience the sound of the Cathedral choirs at one of our many Christmas services, attend one of the Carol concerts, or take part in our family-themed activities. 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.
See the Naves of all 42 English cathedrals side-by-side in this ambitious photographic exhibition by the late Magnum photographer Peter Marlow. Read more
Join us on Sunday 11 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
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 17 December. Read more
Julian Bowrey was installed in a special service on Saturday. Read more
The first part of a scheme to regenerate the Cathedral Office gardens. Read more
Thanks to all of the children for making such beautiful wreaths. Read more
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