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Exciting news - we are re-opening to tourists from May 17th and introducing a brand new ticketing system! Click here for details.

We’re recruiting Lay Clerks to join the Cathedral Choir

We are seeking to appoint three Lay Clerks – alto or countertenor, tenor and bass – who will join our team of musicians to contribute positively to our fine musical tradition as we reach out to a generation not used to church and work towards City of Culture 2021.

A new role for the Canon Precentor

David Stone, our Precentor and Sub-Dean, will be leaving Coventry later this year to become Chaplain to Brighton College.

Monday lunchtime organ recitals from May to October at 12.30 pm

Welcome to Coventry Cathedral’s Lunchtime Organ Music series, running from May to October 2021. We are delighted to offer a wonderful variety of music and musicians for you to enjoy, blending some of the finest young talent with renowned concert artists.

Welcome to our new Assistant Director of Music!

Luke Fitzgerald has been appointed as our new Assistant Director of Music and will begin his new role early in June.

The Duke of Edinburgh

We offer Her Majesty the Queen and all the Royal Family our deep condolences and the assurance of our prayers following the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. Special services were live-streamed from the Cathedral on the evenings of Friday April 9th and Friday April 16th. These can be found on the Cathedral’s ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

A Message from the Dean to the local Civic and Business Community

Please be assured of our thoughts and prayers at this time – the live streaming of daily services can be found online on our Facebook site and visitors to our website can now light a candle and leave a special message.

Introducing the Parish Giving Scheme

Coventry Cathedral has joined the Parish Giving Scheme.

Listen over the phone…

We’re acutely aware that not everyone has access to the internet and so have now started a service which means that you can listen to the latest recording of a Sunday service from Coventry Cathedral over the telephone. You can choose between listening to the whole service, hearing just the sermon or enjoying an anthem ...

Light a Candle on our Virtual Prayer Wall

We have set up a virtual Prayer Wall which gives you the opportunity to light a candle and leave a request for prayer.

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