COVID-19 update: The cathedral is not currently open for general visits or tours but remains open for private prayer and reflection 11-3pm (1pm-3pm on Sundays). From the 8th of March, two weekly public services will resume inside the Cathedral, Wednesdays, 12noon, starting 10th March and Fridays, 12noon, starting 12th March. Please continue to check the website for the latest updates. All services will continue to be online, and everyone is welcome to join.
The Cathedral is first and foremost a place of worship. It is also one of our great historic buildings with an incredible history, exiting events programme, world-class choir and extensive conservation programme – we’re keen to share our story.
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We allow coverage of most services and events although there may be times when the nature of a service limits access and permissions are required
If we know you intend to cover a service or event, we will try to arrange adequate facilities in advance
We have an ISDN line available for use
We can provide additional electrical power via a dedicated sub-station with advance notice
We have a strong signal to all communications satelites and links
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