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.

News & Sermons

Christmas Day 2020

December 4, 2020

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Happy Christmas! I’ve a joke for you, it’s not a great joke but it’s timely. Why couldn’t Mary and Joseph... View More

Advent Sunday 2020

November 29, 2020

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Isa 64:1-9 I gather that a world record exists for the longest amount of time spent living in a tree... 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

Remembrance Sunday 8th November 2020 Evensong

November 8, 2020

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Psalm 82 Judges 7.2-22 John 15.9-17 Our Scripture readings this afternoon certainly give us rich material for Remembrance Sunday. Gideon... View More

Second National Lockdown

November 2, 2020

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Second national lockdown – latest information We know a second lockdown is going to be difficult, but we’re working hard... 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

Fire and Brimstone

October 21, 2020

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Jer 23: 23-29 and Luke 12: 49-56 I think it was Oscar Wilde who once said: Whenever people talk to... View More

The Secret of Life

October 11, 2020

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SERMON 1 JOHN 3:1-15 and PROVERBS 3:1-18 “Now pay attention, because I’m about to tell you the secret of life.”... View More