Welcome to
Coventry Cathedral

What's on at Coventry Cathedral today:

General Visiting times

Mon-Sat 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 12:30pm–3:00pm
Fri 12th August
Open 10:00am–4:00pm
Coventry Cathedral is open as normal today

News & Updates

  • Dean John Witcombe receives honorary degree from Warwick University
    26 Jul — On Monday the 25th July 2022 at Warwick University graduations, Dean John Witcombe of Coventry Cathedral was handed an honorary doctorate to add to his Master’s in Philosophy in Practical Theology. Thank you to Warwick…
  • On your bike! Cathedral Cycle Relay 2022
    9 Jun — We will be pedalling as fast as we can, as on Tuesday the 14th June the Arts & Events team cycle from Coventry Cathedral to Worcester Cathedral for #bikeweek. Exploring the Cathedrals Cycle Route which celebrates…
  • New John Laing Centre opens at Coventry Cathedral as part of the…
    26 May — On the 25th May, Archbishop Justin Welby, Bishop Christopher opened the Sir John Laing Centre at 10am. The new centre is the most significant part of a £3.5 million scheme to develop facilities at the Cathedral. £2.2m…

A welcome message from the Dean

Healing wounds. Living with difference. Building justice and peace.

As a global leader in Christian reconciliation, we show that journeys of transformation from darkness to light, aren’t just possible. They happen here, every day. We invite you to visit us and experience them.

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Live streaming

Join us for Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer services are live-streamed every week day at 8.30 am. Other regular weekday services include the Litany of Reconciliation at 12 noon and either Evening Prayer at 4pm, or Choral Evensong at 5:15pm.

You can find out more and watch our live-stream services on Facebook here, which is also where you will find most of our broadcasts from the recent past. Some of our services are also available here on our YouTube channel.

“We are trying to banish all thoughts of revenge. We are going to try to make a kinder world.”

From Provost Howard’s 1940 broadcast, made from the Ruins on Christmas Day, six weeks after the Blitz.

Using an act of violence, to form friendship
A creative, reconciling response to vandalism

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Find us

We are right at the heart of Coventry

We're 100m from the bus station and 300m from the multi-story car park at Salt Lane CV1 2GY. Once on foot, head for Cuckoo Lane for the best entrance into the Ruin. Especially on your first visit, it’s always best to enter the New Cathedral, via the Ruin.

Support Coventry Cathedral

Help keep the Cathedral open 365 days a year

As a self-funded organisation we rely on donations to help upkeep the New Cathedral and the Ruins! As well as allowing us to stay open and free 365 days a day to the public and put on amazing events!

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