Today the Cathedral is a busy centre for church, cultural and civic events. The Abbot’s Kitchen is located in the Chapter House and is perfect for delicious hot or cold lunches, afternoon teas and refreshments. Other facilities include guided tours, exhibitions, shops and a warm welcome for visitors of all ages.
0830 -1745 hrs daily (no entry fee but a donation is suggested)
The Abbot’s Kitchen is open Monday to Saturday: 1000 to 1630 hrs and Sunday 1300 to 1630 hrs
The Alban Pilgrimage
The spectacular Pilgrimage Procession of giant puppets retells the story of Alban’s martyrdom, as pilgrims retrace the route from the place of Alban’s trial to the hill on which he was executed. It is not only a stunning spectacle; it is a profoundly moving experience. The procession starts at 1100 from St Peter’s Church and travels through the City Centre to the West End of the Cathedral. A Festival Eucharist follows at 1200 with a Festival Evensong at 1600.
The 2013 Alban Pilgrimage takes place on Saturday 22nd June.
St Albans Cathedral Flower Festival
Thursday 25th - Sunday 28th September 2014
Music in bloom. Save the date for this spectacular event at St Albans Cathedral in 2014.
Address and contact details
Sumpter Yard, Holywell Hill, St Albans
Postcode: AL1 1BY
Tel: +44(0) 1727 860 780