St Augustine of Hippo is reputed to have once said that ‘to sing is to pray twice’. Lincoln Cathedral has echoed to the sound of choral music for more than 900 years and today, we continue to play our part in maintaining that long tradition of musical excellence.

Since September 2016, the opportunity to become a Chorister at Lincoln Cathedral has been widened. The choir is now made up of youngsters (20 boys and 20 girls) from a variety of schools across the city and beyond, all of the young choristers are there because of their ability and desire to sing. With a new ‘Song School’ in the precincts, the quality of the musical education provided to our young Choristers and Choral Scholars, has never been higher. The Lincoln Cathedral Music Fund exists to raise enough money to be able to provide the level of musical excellence that we currently enjoy, not only today, but long into the future.

How can you support Music at Lincoln Cathedral?

There are a number of ways you can choose to support the wonderful music at Lincoln Cathedral. Choose the option that is best for you:

Regular Giving

I’d like to set up a regular Music Fund donation of £5/month

I’d like to set up a regular Music Fund donation of £10/month

I’d like to set up a regular Music Fund donation of £20/month

I’d like to set up a regular Music Fund donation of £50/month

Please note – your donation will be applied to the Corporate Body of Lincoln Cathedral Music Fund, but will display as The Corporate Body of Lincoln Cathedral Fabric Fund on the GoCardless Direct Debit page.


Starting from £24 per year, becoming a member and targeting your membership donations towards the Music Fund is a popular way to show your support of Cathedral music.

For more information about becoming a member please click here.

Pipe Adoption

Adopting a pipe is a fabulous way to support the Music Fund and know that your donation is going towards the conservation of the organ.

For more information about adopting an organ pipe please click here.

Sponsorship of Choristers and Choral Scholars

You can support Cathedral music by sponsoring a Chorister or a Choral Scholar either in part or in full as you may wish.

For more information about sponsoring Choristers and Choral Scholars please click here.

Leaving a gift in your Will

For many people, leaving a gift in their Will is the ideal way for them to show their support for causes that have meaning for them.

For more information about leaving a gift to the Lincoln Cathedral Music Fund in your Will please click here.

Contact Us

Should you wish to speak to us about supporting the Music  Fund, please contact 01522 561614 or email and we shall do all we can to assist.