Set in the very heart of the building, Lincoln’s Father Willis Organ is one of the finest in Europe.

It was the last Cathedral instrument completed during the lifetime of ‘Father’ Henry Willis (in 1898). Since that time, it has undergone only minor adjustments, including one new console in the 1960’s and a complete overhaul and clean in 1998. Thus what remains is still true to the builder’s original tonal scheme.

The sessions are held during term time on Monday evenings at 18:30 following Evensong, providing the Cathedral and organist is available. Please contact the Grants & Donations Office on 01522 561614 or to arrange a time for your session, before making your donation.

All the funds raised from Pay to Play go towards the maintenance and restoration of the Cathedral’s four organs.

If you would like to arrange a 'Pay to Play' session on Lincoln’s Father Willis Organ, please contact the Grants & Donations Office on 01522 561614 or by email to to arrange a time.

Did you know?
If you arrange a Pay to Play session, you will also be offered a complimentary Fellow membership of Lincoln Cathedral for a year - usually worth £120. To find out more about the benefits of this membership, please click here.

Make a Donation - One Hour Playing the Father Willis

One Hour Playing the Father Willis

£ 125.00

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