Forthcoming Cathedral Closures

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


Thursday 19 December: Cathedral closed from 4.30pm. Doors open for Carol Service at 17.15.
Saturday 21 December: Restricted access during Shoppers Carol Service  from 2.30pm until close
Sunday 22 December: Cathedral open for general visiting between 12.30-1.30pm only. Doors open for Carol Service at 14.15.
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) from 14.30. Doors open for Carol Service at 17.15.
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 (at 3.00pm on Sunday 29 Dec), 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.