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Tickets Alert: Hear Handel’s Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral

An annual tradition is being continued this Christmas, with an uplifting rendition of Handel’s Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral.

Tickets Alert: Photography evenings at St Paul’s Cathedral

Ordinarily, visitors to St Paul’s Cathedral during the day are not supposed to take photos, but for seven evenings, the Cathedral is opening its doors to photographers.

Unbuilt London: The St Paul’s Bridge

Over the years there have been many attempts to build a bridge across the Thames near St Paul’s Cathedral, and this is the story of one of them.

Take a tour of St Paul Cathedral’s hidden Triforum

If you were to walk up the spiral staircase to St Paul Cathedral’s famous whispering gallery, you might notice locked doors leading to hidden places, and behind one of them lurks a marvel.

Ticket Alert: St Paul’s Cathedral offering Triforium Tours

Normally only accessible to private groups, St Paul’s Cathedral is letting people book a Triforium Tour of the behind the scenes part of the building.

Climbing the Dome of St Paul’s Cathedral

550 steps up, and back down again, and a chance to see a part of St Paul’s Cathedral not usually seen by visitors.

First ever chance to climb St Paul’s Cathedral dome on Sundays

Ordinarily, St Paul’s Cathedral is not open to tourists on Sundays, but next month, the dome will be opened up for dome-only climbs.

Ticket Alert – Bach Passion at St Paul’s Cathedral

Bach’s intense masterpiece narrating the events leading to the Crucifixion takes place at 6.30pm Wednesday 16 March.

Air raid siren to sound over London

Just after Christmas, the distinctive wail of an air-raid siren will once again echo out across the City of London.

The year an observatory sat on top of St Paul’s Cathedral

In 1821, had a person looked up at the summit of St Paul’s Cathedral, a wonderous sight would have greeted their eyes.

Military flypast over London on Friday

Look to the skies! This Friday lunchtime (13th March), there will be a military flypast over the centre of London.

Rare chance to photograph inside St Paul’s Cathedral

Although most churches permit photography, many cathedrals ban it — including St Paul’s, but that is about to change, for one evening only.

Attend the Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral

An annual tradition is being continued this Christmas, with an uplifting rendition of Handel’s Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral.

Giant white crosses to mark World War 1

As part of St Paul’s Cathedral’s commemoration to the Great War of 1914-18, two white cruciform sculptures, each over six metres high have been installed at the head of the nave.

Donkeys inside St Paul’s Cathedral

A pace of 25 donkeys (yes, that is the collective noun) has arrived in St Paul’s Cathedral and will be there for a few weeks.

Photos – An overnight rehearsal of Lady Thatcher’s funeral

If you had been in the City of London early this morning it would have been very quiet – even quieter than normal for a 3am in the City of London – for a large section was sealed off so that the military could take over for a few hours.

A Combine Harvester is outside St Paul’s Cathedral today

If you wander past St Paul’s Cathedral today you might be in for a bit of a surprise, as there is display of rather large farming equipment on the cobbled stone forecourt.

Free entry to St Paul’s Cathedral this Saturday

When St Paul’s cathedral was forced to close/chose to close for a few days recently, there were murmurings that it was more worried about the loss of revenue from tourists than in its spiritual function – although the services within