Visiting us

We are open daily to visitors, you don’t need to book (unless you’re attending a special event) and it is free to come in. Please note:


  • Our team of Vergers and welcome volunteers will be on hand if there’s anything you require.
  • The main part of the building (the nave) has step-free access. However, there are no lifts for accessing the galleries.
  • We have induction loops in place for users of hearing aids.
  • Please note that we do not have public toilet facilities available in the cathedral.


There are many services and events taking place at the  cathedral everyday.  The calendar below outlines what you can expect if you plan to visit us.

There may be times when the cathedral is closed for private events.  We will endeavour to update this calendar accordingly.


Visitors are welcome to take non-flash photography for personal use inside the cathedral and in Cathedral Square. No photos can be taken during services, rehearsals, concerts and events or of children on our premises.

All our services and events planned for the coming month (July) can also be downloaded as a pdf.


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Hybrid Hybrid Event

Creating communities of courage and resilience – our annual Gore lecture

October 6 @ 19:30 - 21:00

Hybrid Hybrid Event
Our second annual Gore lecture on Social Theology, exploring recovery, growth and Christian living in a traumatising world.

Gillian T. W. Ahlgren, Ph.d, joins us for our second annual Gore lecture on public social theology.

This year, we will be exploring recovery, growth and how we live out a Christian faith in a world where we are often surrounded by trauma.

All are welcome to sign up and attend this lecture, which will also be livestreamed.

About Gillian T.W. Ahlgren Ph.d

Gillian is a professor in theology, specialising in developing tools from Christian spirituality for identify re-formation post-trauma.

She is the author of seven books, including The Tenderness of God: Reclaiming Our
Humanity and Spiritual Exercises for the 21st Century.

During the day, Gillian will be holding special workshops for professionals in these fields. More info on these sessions is below. If you are interested in attending these sessions, please email


Birmingham Cathedral (St Philips)
Colmore Row
Birmingham, England B3 2QB United Kingdom