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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Peregrines return to nest at Winchester Cathedral

February 24, 2021

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For the fifth year running, the resident pair of Peregrine Falcons have returned to the nesting site at Winchester Cathedral,... View More

Winchester Cathedral supports the Winchester Cycling Charter

February 18, 2021

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Winchester Cathedral has accepted the invitation to be a Founding Signatory to the Winchester Cycling Charter, to promote cycling as... View More

Winchester Cathedral and Winchester Rotary host online pancake day event 

February 10, 2021

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Ahead of Shrove Tuesday, Winchester Cathedral has joined up with Winchester Rotary to organise an online pancake day event, hosted... View More

Winchester Cathedral hosts online event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

February 3, 2021

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To commemorate this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day, Winchester Cathedral hosted an online event with Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders to... View More

Winchester Cathedral launches ‘Musical Moments’ to aid schooling at home

January 27, 2021

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Winchester Cathedral is launching a new initiative, designed to teach children about music while schools are closed due to the... View More

Friends of Winchester Cathedral celebrate 90th anniversary with letter of good wishes from Her Majesty the Queen

January 20, 2021

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To celebrate its ninetieth anniversary, the Friends of Winchester Cathedral have received a letter of good wishes from Her Majesty... View More

Peregrine falcon, hatched at Winchester Cathedral, takes up residence at St. Andrew’s Church

January 19, 2021

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As nesting season approaches, a male Peregrine, identified as one of the chicks that hatched at the Cathedral in 2019,... View More

Winchester Cathedral welcomes new COO and CFO as it looks to the future .

January 13, 2021

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Winchester Cathedral welcomes new COO and CFO as it looks to the future. As Winchester Cathedral embarks on its next... View More

Winchester bell celebrates its 400th anniversary on New Year’s Day

December 28, 2020

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Winchester Cathedral now houses one of the oldest bells in the city, with New Year’s Day marking its 400th anniversary.... View More

Winchester Cathedral receives lifeline grant

October 10, 2020

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Winchester Cathedral receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund Winchester Cathedral is one of 445 heritage organisations across... View More