Welcome to Lincoln Cathedral

What will you discover?

Wednesday 29 November 2023

Today at Lincoln Cathedral

  • Evening Prayer
Advent and Christmas at Lincoln Cathedral

The countdown to Christmas has begun at Lincoln Cathedral, with a bumper programme of festive services, concerts, events and family activities starts with the traditional Advent procession.

Find out what’s happening this Christmas

Welcome to Lincoln Cathedral!

Consecrated in the 11th century, Lincoln Cathedral has welcomed people through its doors for over 950 years.  It is one of the great Cathedrals of the world, attracting visitors of all ages and nationalities.

The Cathedral is first and foremost a place of worship and pilgrimage.  The daily offering of prayer and praise, enriched by wonderful music, beats at the heart of the Cathedral’s life.  Our services are open to all, and our welcome extends to people of all faiths and none.  We are also a popular attraction for visitors to the city, and host a range of events throughout the year.

Whatever your reason for visiting the Cathedral, please be assured that you will receive a warm welcome.

The Revd Canon Dr Simon Jones, Interim Dean
In pictures
Enthronement of The Rt Revd Stephen Conway
See images from the installation and enthronement
Love to sing? So do we!
Lincoln Cathedral Choir is looking for new choristers to join us.

It’s a unique opportunity to sing amazing music in a beautiful location. Choristers get a world class musical education, plus pocket money and the opportunity to make new friends.

Follow the link below to find out more about life as a chorister at Lincoln Cathedral.

Be a chorister at Lincoln Cathedral

Discover more about the people that have left their mark on the Cathedral

Historic Graffiti Tour

From cavemen to Banksy, throughout history it seems the few people can resist the urge to leave their mark on a wall or building, and Lincoln Cathedral is no exception. From the floor to the top of the tower there are hundreds of examples of historic graffiti.

Medieval Graffiti Tours

Discover hidden meaning

Symbolism Tour

Discover the hidden meanings and symbols of the stone carvings and stained glass, both inside and outside the Cathedral, which you might otherwise miss.

Symbolism Tour
Safeguarding at Lincoln Cathedral

At Lincoln Cathedral we’re committed to ensuring a safe environment for all.

Lincoln Cathedral: Your Cathedral


Whether you’re new to Lincoln or have lived here your whole life, find out how you can get involved at Lincoln Cathedral. From events and services to exhibitions and volunteering, you’ll find an activity to match your interests.

Find out more


Stunning light show to return to Lincoln Cathedral in 2024

The spectacular sound and light show ‘Science’ by Luxmuralis will be coming to Lincoln Cathedral in March 2024.

The installation will see the cathedral transformed into a fully immersive artwork exploring the contributions of science to human understanding of the physical world around us.

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