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A Civic Service of Thanksgiving for the life of The Duke of Edinburgh (attendance by invitation only) will be live-streamed via our Facebook page on Friday April 16th at 6 pm.

The Duke of Edinburgh

The death has been announced of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. We offer Her Majesty the Queen and all the Royal Family our deep condolences and the assurance of our prayers. A special service was live-streamed on the evening of Friday April 9th. A Civic Service of Thanksgiving for the life of His Royal Highness ...

Dean John’s message of condolence

Following the news today of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, Dean John has shared this message of condolence: ‘We were very sorry to hear of the death this morning of HRH the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. We would like to assure Her Majesty the Queen, and members of the royal family, of ...

A Chain of Hope

The CHAIN OF HOPE is on display in the Cathedral during the season of Easter. The CHAIN reminds us that no matter how hopeless life may seem, Easter brings to each of us a message of Hope. Jesus Christ has risen and he is present today with you and me. The CHAIN OF HOPE has been ...

Congratulations to our former Director of Music Kerry Beaumont!

We’re delighted to be able to share the news that the Archbishop of Canterbury has today (April 7th) announced the recipients of the 2021 Lambeth Awards, including the Thomas Cranmer Award for Worship to our Organist Emeritus and former Director of Music Kerry Beaumont. Kerry has received the award for “outstanding service to music and ...

Congratulations to Canon Margaret!

Congratulations to Canon Margaret Sedgwick who, along with Shelia Wicks and Alistair Macfarlane, come from the Coventry Diocese and have received Maundy Gifts from the Queen. Each year, at the Royal Maundy Service, the Queen recognises and gives thanks for the work done by countless people for the wellbeing of their neighbours; work that has often ...

We’re looking for a new Head of Property and Fabric

We are looking for a new Head of Property and Fabric who will be responsible for overseeing major repairs, health and safety and maintenance for the property and land at the Cathedral. Are you passionate about historical buildings and have experience in building management and maintenance? We’d love to hear from you! Please click here to download further information about the role and ...

News from Rob Halligan

Rob Halligan has  released the soundtrack from his Easter Concert at the Cathedral via Bandcamp. The 9 track album is now available as a free download and includes ‘live’ versions of some of the songs from Always Heading Home as well as a songs from older albums and a haunting version of the Easter hymn, When I ...

An Easter Message from the Dean

An Easter Message from the Dean of Coventry Last week many of us were on our door steps with candles, or torches, or the light on our phones marking a year of Lockdown. I wonder what you were thinking, if you were one of those, like me, pausing for that shared moment? This week is called Holy ...

Stations of the Cross

Archbishop Justin describes this painting as one of his favourite images of Christ. It is one of the Stations of the Cross from Lodwar Cathedral, Kenya, painted by young Kenyan artists. You can see photographs of the 15 Stations of the Cross in the Chapel of Christ the Servant, Coventry Cathedral from today, March 18th. ...

Cathedral Ruins Closed

Whilst the Cathedral remains open for private prayer and reflection, there will be no public access to the Cathedral Ruins over the next few weeks due to on-going building and maintenance work. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The New Cathedral is open from 11-3 Monday to Saturday, and from 12-3 on Sunday. ...

Come on in, the water’s lovely!

Why not dip a toe in the water and explore Christian faith here at Coventry Cathedral? We offer a safe space for people of all ages and backgrounds to come and explore the big questions that face us all. Join us for our Sunday worship – with well-ordered and accessible prayers, beautiful music from our ...

Cathedral school tours to continue through lockdown!

For generations of Coventry’s schoolchildren a trip to the Cathedral has been a highlight of the academic year. But, as a result of lockdown, it’s not possible for this year’s cohort to visit Spence’s masterpiece. Head of Education at the Cathedral, Emma Griffiths, reached out on social media for help so the Cathedral could continue ...

COVID safety information and FAQs

Can I visit the Cathedral? In line with Government COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, the Cathedral will be open for private prayer and reflection from 11am to 3pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday. In order to keep our staff and visitors safe we are following Government and Church of England guidance on ...

Farewell to Kerry Beaumont

The Cathedral community said farewell to its Director of Music, Kerry Beaumont, on Sunday.

The Report of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse

This week has seen the report of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse (IICSA), with much for the Church to repent of, learn from and change.

We are an award-winning Cathedral!

Coventry Cathedral has been voted as ‘Best Historic Attraction or Venue’ in the annual Group Leisure & Travel Awards Despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Group Leisure & Travel Awards ceremony were announced in a special online broadcast recognising the top attractions, tour operators and experiences as voted for by group travel ...

Face masks must now be worn, please!

Here is the guidance we have received about the use of face masks in places of worship. 1. Should I wear a face covering in a church building? Face coverings are currently mandatory on public transport and in a range of indoor venues including places of worship and church halls. While there are exemptions, outlined below, this ...

Yes, we’re ‘Good to Go’!

We have received confirmation that our application for the ‘We’re Good To Go’ Industry Standard has been successful.

Re-opening FAQs

Places of worship are now permitted to open – and we look forward to welcoming you!

Some videos/audio files worth watching and listening to…

Watch some excellent videos from City Praise and Prayer here in Coventry and the Kaiser Wilhelm Church in Berlin.

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