Occasionally access to the Cathedral may be restricted due to events taking place.

Southwark Cathedral is a busy working church, regularly hosting services and events. It may be neccessary to close all or part of the Cathedral to visitors to allow for these events to take place. 

The Cathedral Shop and Cathedral Cafe will remain open during these times unless stated otherwise.


Wednesday 22 May

The Cathedral will close at 4.30pm on Wednesday 22 May to prepare for an event in the evening. Evening Prayer will take place at the earlier time of 4pm.


For further information please contact us by email or telephone 020 7367 6700.