Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral
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Liverpool Cathedral is an awesome, beautiful building and a vibrant living church attempting to live the Christian Gospel; a community of daily prayer and worship; a home to great art and music with our 60 boy and girl choristers and with exciting, new visitor facilities. On behalf of our staff, volunteers and congregation we hope that this website will give you enough information to make the decision to come and enjoy this place whether as a worshipper, an enquirer into our Christian faith, a client or visitor.

Venue Type:

Sacred space

Opening hours

Daily 8:00 - 18:00
Call to book for school parties, tours and function facilities

Admission charges

There is no admission charge.

Additional info

a. Portable DVD BSL signed tour available for deaf/hard of hearing.
b. Elizabeth hoare Gallery, (Edwardian/Victorian) - permanent exhibition of ecclesiastical embroidery in tower complex (fee payable) - no wheelchair access to this point.

Collection details

Costume and Textiles

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Education Centre

A School visit to Liverpool Cathedral is often an awe-inspiring event for children. The building itself as well as its monuments, stained glass windows and vivid colours, are designed to stimulate thought and emotion. Pupils can experience the Cathedral both as a building and as a living community of faith, with the aid of artefacts, costumes, role-play, planned trails and workshops. We are always happy to adapt and develop our workshops to meet your pupils’ particular needs.
Mission Statement.
“To offer a professional service to schools, churches and the community through high quality learning opportunities and liaison. Work with teachers, advisors and other professionals towards a common

How to obtain

The Cathedral is open to educational groups from 10am. You can visit all year, although there are obvious access restrictions on Sundays, Christmas, Easter and other festivals. The Cathedral is a living church – please telephone 0151 702 7201 to check availability of day and time. Or download a provisional booking form and e-mail it to We will notify you if your date and time is available and if it is not, we will offer alternatives.
In order to fund the work of the Education Centre we do levy a small charge for school visits. Please contact us for current educational charges.

Liverpool Cathedral
L1 7AZ





Main switchboard

0151 709 6271

Education Department

0151 702 7210

Events Department

0151 702 7217


0151 702 7292

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