Forthcoming Cathedral Closures

The Cathedral will be closed to visitors on the following dates:


Tuesday 3 December: Cathedral closed for DBE Christmas Service  10.00am-12.00pm
Monday 9 December: Restricted access during Advent Meditation  12.45pm-1.45pm
Wednesday 11 December: Cathedral closes for a service at 3.30pm
Monday 16 December: Restricted access during Advent Meditation  12.45pm-1.45pm
Tuesday 17 December: Cathedral closed for Diocesan Carol Service 11.00am-1.45pm
Monday 23 December: Restricted access during Advent Meditation  12.45pm-1.45pm
Tuesday 24 December: Cathedral closed to tourist visitors (please note parts of the Cathedral will have access restricted all day) 2.30-4.00pm
Wednesday 25 December: Cathedral closed following service from 12.30pm

Altered Opening Hours after Christmas

From Thursday 26 December to Wednesday 1 January, the Cathedral will open as usual for prayers from 8.30am, but Evening Prayer will take place at 3.30pm, after which the building will close. Normal opening hours resume on Thursday 2 January.

Please note that on certain dates, Harrison and Harrison will be present in the Cathedral to tune the Cathedral Organ. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes to your visit. The current dates scheduled are:

Friday 13 December

During services the Cathedral is closed for the Tomb and general visiting. However all visitors are welcome to attend services.

Normal Opening Hours*:

Monday – Saturday
10.00 – 17.00

12.30 – 14.30

* Except during services
Opening times may change at short notice.
Visiting may close for special events and services.