Visiting The Cathedral


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School Visits: There is a programme of pilgrimage visits to the Cathedral from primary schools of the Archdiocese throughout the year. In the school year 2017-18 this involved over 3000 children.

School visits take place weekly during term time. Further information can be found on our Education page

Heritage Open Days: Each year the Cathedral opens its doors to visitors for Heritage Tours. This is an opportunity to see parts of the Cathedral rarely open to the public.

This year Heritage Tours are taking place on:

Friday 13th September at 10am – 12 noon
(Tour begins at 10am)

Sunday 15th September at 1.30pm – 3.30pm
(Tour begins at 1.30pm)

Saturday 21st September at 1.00pm – 3.00pm
(Tour begins at 1.00pm)

Booking Essential (Tours last approx. 2 hours)

For Further Information or to book a place on one of the tours please call Karla Lowes: 0121 230 6215 or email

Group Visits: Visits are welcome from groups – with prior arrangement. The Cathedral regularly receives visits from Parish groups as well as from various community groups. Further information and booking forms can be obtained by calling 0121 230 6215 or by emailing:

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