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A view of the main entrance of the church in winter with a blue sky and people sat on the benches.
A view of the main entrance of the church in winter with a blue sky and people sat on the benches.

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Sunday Eucharist

Sunday Eucharist is now being celebrated in person at the Church and streamed on Youtube.

Join us on Sunday at 11am either virtually or in person.

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Our opening times vary over the Christmas period. Please check before travelling to avoid disappointment.

We are changing how we distribute our weekly congregational newsletter.

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Hear more on our concerts and events

We host over 400 events a year, from an outdoor summer season, to a variety of chamber and choral music.

Sunday Eucharist

Sunday Eucharist is now being celebrated in person at the Church and streamed on Youtube.

Join us on Sunday at 11am either virtually or in person.

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Our opening times vary over the Christmas period. Please check before travelling to avoid disappointment.

What's On Today?


At the heart of Covent Garden for more than 300 years.

Welcome to the website of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, affectionately known as The Actors' Church.

Weekly Church Services

Watch a welcome from the Rector, Reverend Simon Grigg

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Rev'd Simon Grigg performing Mass

Sunday

Sunday Eucharist
Live and on YouTube
11am

2nd Sunday of the Month

Sung Evensong
Live in church only
4pm

Wednesday

Lunchtime Eucharist
Live in church only
1.10pm

Visit

This beautiful church, built by Inigo jones, in the busy West End of London has been here since 1633.

A wide view of the east end of the church. In the centre is the altar and surround, on each side there are stained glass windows and chapels.

Worship

St Paul's is the Parish Church of Covent Garden and therefore as well as worshipping on Sunday also provides various pastoral support.

Hire

St Paul's Church is an ideal place to hold an event or fundraiser. With our award-winning gardens we can cater to a number of unique events.

What's important to us

Our Values

St Paul's seeks to be welcoming and inclusive of all and is committed to championing equality and diversity.

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Pastoral services

Life's Big Events

Find out more about how to have a wedding, Baptism, funeral or memorial service, or another event at St Paul's.

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Upcoming Events


26th Jan

East Wind - A Free Lunchtime Concert


The Actors' Church is thrilled to present this long awaited opportunity, an ensemble of Chinese Musicians, trained in London Music Schools undertake a series of classic Chinese classical pieces. 

27th Jan

Macbeth: Uncovered Opera Open Rehearsal


Uncovered Opera Company return to the Actors Church with a lunchtime recital featuring music from their forthcoming production of Macbeth. 

28th Jan - 4th Feb

Musicals by Candlelight


Musicals by Candlelight invites you to sit back, relax and experience the world’s most beloved musical theatre compositions performed by a live string quartet in the heart of London’s West End.

9th Feb

From Italy with Love - A Free Lunchtime Concert


St Paul's Church welcomes Margherita Torretta prior to her new album release as she performs music from different historical periods, different areas of Italy, two wonderful cities, Naples and Venice, all brilliant music.

10th - 14th Feb

Love Songs by Candlelight


Love Songs by Candlelight invites you to sit back, relax and celebrate the one you love at Love Songs by Candlelight in the heart of Covent Garden with the exceptional Icon Strings.

16th Feb

Classic Relief - A Concert for Ukraine


Join us for an evening of phenomenal music at the Actor’s Church. We have an array of highly talented, young performers who are engaged in this project to support Ukrainian relief. 

A bold font of "Baby Gospel" on a dazzled, blue background.

16th Feb

Baby Gospel Family Concert


The Actors' Church is delighted to welcome back Baby Gospel. An uplifting family concert of soul, Motown and gospel music, featuring the astonishing vocal talents of London’s CK Gospel Choir.

17th Feb

Garland of Songs - A Free Lunchtime Concert


Susana Gilardoni Mirski returns to St Paul's Church for a New Year recital. Susana performs an eclectic mix of classical music, drawn from across the globe. The accompanist is David Smith.

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St Paul's Church has been at the heart of its community for over 300 years. Your donation helps support our work with our community and preserve the church for those who come after.

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Phone: 1225 6387 020

Email: gro.hcruhcsrotca@ofni

St Pauls Church
Bedford Street
London
WC2E 9ED

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