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August at the Cathedral

We joyfully welcomes the arrival of August, a serene and peaceful month here. This is the perfect time to experience the tranquil beauty of the Cathedral. Enjoy a leisurely visit, savor delicious treats at Seasons Café, and explore the treasures in our delightful gift shop.


Our services continue throughout the month, accompanied by a variety of events, all leading up to a bustling September.

Cathedral Open Daily We welcome visitors every day*. Our friendly Guides are here to greet you, offering self-guided tours and fascinating insights into our history. If you’re attending a service, our stewards will gladly assist you.

What's Happening in August


For Worship and Reflection

Visit our Services page for a detailed schedule of our regular services. From 5th to 11th August, we warmly welcome the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) to sing our services.

  • Monday 5 August – Choral Evening – 5:30pm
  • Tuesday 6 August – Choral Eucharist for the Transfiguration of our Lord – 5:30pm
  • Thursday 8 August – Choral Evensong – 5:30pm
  • Friday 9 August – Choral Evensong – 5:30pm
  • Saturday 10 August – Choral Evensong – 5:00pm
  • Sunday 11 August – Choral Eucharist – 9:45am – Choral Evensong – 6:00pm

Our Choir will be on a summer break throughout August. For the latest updates, please check our website before attending a service.

🎼 For the Music Lovers

  • Thursday 8 August at 10:30am: Join us for our monthly Coffee Concert. This free event includes coffee and biscuits at 10:30am, followed by a concert from 11:15am to 12 noon.
  • Friday 30 August & Saturday 31 August: Get ready for the ‘80s Silent Disco! Dance the night away with some of the UK's best '80s DJs. Tickets start at £27.43. Book your tickets here.

🛍️ 🍰 Shopping and Eating

Our Gift Shop and Café are ready to welcome you with a warm smile.

  • 🎁 Gift Shop: Discover a variety of cards and gifts for all ages. Our helpful team is always available with recommendations.
  • ☕️ Seasons Café: Enjoy delicious refreshments, from tea and cake to light bites or a hearty lunch.

🅿️ Parking for Cathedral Visitors

Enjoy free 2-hour on-site parking while visiting the Cathedral, Shop, and Café. If you plan to stay longer, please speak to a member of the shop team for assistance.

Come on Up | Come on In

  • Please do check our website for any updates or changes.