Southwark Cathedral Candlelit Tour

Heritage Special Event

Come and explore over 900 years of history

Come and explore over 900 years of history on this candlelit tour of Southwark Cathedral.

Discover the stories of the priory of St Mary Overy and the famous London hospital founded on this site. Learn how the contemporaries of Shakespeare served the church and worked in the theatre. Uncover how the industrial age nearly caused the demolition of London’s oldest gothic building!