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.

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8th February, St Josephine Bakhita, Patron Saint of victims of modern slavery and human trafficking

February 9, 2021

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In memory of St Josephine Bakhita, Patron Saint of victims of modern slavery and human trafficking, please find a selection... View More

Art installation to commemorate St Josephine Bakhita, Patron Saint of victims of modern slavery and human trafficking

February 8, 2021

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The International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking is held on the 8th February each year in light... View More

A Message from Dean Catherine

December 9, 2020

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A Message from Dean Catherine: Dear brothers and sisters, This year we have become accustomed to accepting changes and restrictions... View More

Lockdown Poetry Burst

November 17, 2020

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Winners of the Lockdown Poetry Burst competition announced! With over 250 entries from across Hampshire, this year’s Poetry Burst competition... View More

Community Lantern Project 2020

October 27, 2020

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Spreading Comfort and Joy with Winchester Cathedral’s Community Lantern Project, 2020 As the days get shorter and darker and we... View More

Farewell to Canon Annabelle Boyes MBE DL

October 25, 2020

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In a farewell to Receiver General and Canon Treasurer, Canon Annabelle Boyes MBE DL, messages were recorded and shared at... View More

Changes to Remembrance Day Service

October 23, 2020

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Remembrance Sunday this year will take a new format at Winchester Cathedral due to COVID-19 restrictions. To protect the health... View More

Cathedral Closed This Sunday Morning

October 7, 2020

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Due to Mattins, Winchester Cathedral will be closed on the morning of Sunday 11 October. Our doors will reopen to... View More

Cathedral Closed to visitors this Sunday (4 October 2020)

October 1, 2020

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Due to ordination ceremonies taking place in the Cathedral, we will be closed to visitors on Sunday 4 October 2020.... View More

Christmas Market – Important Update

September 30, 2020

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It is with great sadness we announce that the Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market will not be taking place this year.... View More