Sheffield Cathedral

The Cathedral is Sheffield’s oldest building, the ancient heart of a great city. The life of this Cathedral is rich and varied
it is the seat of the Bishop and a centre of worship for the Diocese of Sheffield, serving the whole of South Yorkshire.

Sheffield Cathedral is open every day and entry is free.

There are services every weekday and on Sundays, and there is a varied programme of educational, music, and social events.

The Cathedral’s mission remains the same: to be a place of sanctuary and meeting, of exploration and excellence
a place for all people.

Venue Type:

Sacred space

Opening hours

Term time:
Monday 08.30 - 17.00
Tuesday Friday 08.30 - 18.30
Saturday 09.30 - 16.00
Sunday 07.45 - 19.30

Monday-Friday 08.30 - 17.00
Saturday 09.30 - 16.00
Sunday 07.45 - 19.30

Admission charges


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Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days: Traditional Sheffield Past and Present

  • 12 September 2015

Celebrate Traditional Sheffield Past and Present at Sheffield Cathedral this Heritage Open Day, at our biggest family-friendly heritage event of the year!
With living history displays, re-enactments and characters from Sheffield’s Medieval and Tudor past, there’s a day full of fun lined up for everyone.
There’ll be a Medieval tournament, falconry, music and traditional dancing whilst skilled craftspeople will let you try your hand at stone carving, stained glass making, wood-turning and more.
Got a head for heights? Why not take a Bell Tower tour and have a go at ringing the Cathedral bells? Or go behind the scenes for a tour of the remarkable Cathedral Chapter House with its stained glass windows telling the Story of Sheffield.
Come and enjoy a taste of Traditional Sheffield Past and Present and celebrate our city’s unique heritage at Sheffield Cathedral, FREE entrance for all!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Sheffield Cathedral
Church Street
South Yorkshire
S1 1HA



0114 275 3434

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