St Albans Cathedral

St Albans Cathedral
Holywell Hill, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1BY
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St Albans Cathedral

Przemysław Sakrada

Though the present building is Norman or Romanesque architecture of the 11th century, it is likely that this cathedral was founded in the 8th century. There are also Gothic and 19th century additions. It is the longest cathedral in England, and is known for its music and choirs.

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Abbey by Night

This unique, atmospheric tour gives you the rare chance to explore this magnificent Cathedral by candlelight. As darkness descends, you are guided around the candlelit venue by monks and historical characters who bring to life the building’s remarkable history and highlights.

Wed 22 Nov

£12.50 / 01727 890200

Bach by Candlelight

Mosaic Chamber Choir and Amadeus Chamber Orchestra perform an evening of seasonal music in the candle-lit Nave of the Cathedral on Saturday 2nd December. Directed by Andrew Lucas.

Sat 2 Dec

£15–£25 (Children £10) / 01727 890200

Ein deutsches Reqiuem / Vier letzte Lieder

St Albans Bach Choir perform Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) and Strauss - Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs).

Sat 18 Nov

£12–£30 / 01727 890200

Mendelssohn - Elijah

In partnership with the St Albans Cathedral Music Trust. St Albans Bach Choir with St Albans Cathedral Choir, St Albans Abbey Girls Choir and the Abbey Singers.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

£12–£30 / 01727 890200

St John Passion March

A performance of Bach's Johannes-Passion BWV 245 (St John's Passion) by St Albans Bach Choir

Sat 17 Mar 2018

£12–£30 / 01727 890200

Tower Tours

Escorted by a Cathedral Guide you will be led up the great Norman Tower to the roof of the Tower (140 ft/ 42 m above ground level) to enjoy extensive views in all directions. En route you will learn about some of the history and structure of this remarkable building including stunning views of the interior of the…

Sat 25 Nov

Wed 29 Nov

£9 / 01727 890200

…and 2 more dates until 6 Dec

Willow Carol Concert

The Willow Carol Concert 2017 on Tuesday 5th December. Sung by the Hertfordshire Chorus and with the opportunity for the audience to join in with Christmas carols.

Tue 5 Dec

£6–£16 (Children £6) / 01727 890200

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