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A bright logo of Theatre in the Garden against a summer sky with vines growing up and around.
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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Holy Week Services

We are holding a full schedule of services for Holy Week. Click here to find out our Holy Week Services schedule.

In the Garden

Join us for another year of choice theatre both in the church and garden for this summer season.

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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.

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



Sunday Eucharist
Live and on YouTube

2nd Sunday of the Month

Sung Evensong
Live in church only


Lunchtime Eucharist
Live in church only


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


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


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

5th Apr - 11th May

A Taylor Swift Tribute by Candlelight

Experience the enchantment of A Taylor Swift Tribute by Candlelight in London’s historic Actors' Church in the heart of Covent Garden.

5th Apr - 2nd Nov

We Are. second life fashion pop up vintage and preloved shop

We Are. second life fashion! A pop up vintage fashion event with clothes for men and women. Coming to St Paul's Church Covent Garden

13th Apr - 24th May

Film Soundtracks by Candlelight

Experience the enchantment of Film Soundtracks by Candlelight in London’s historic Actors' Church in the heart of Covent Garden.

20th Apr - 25th May

Nineties by Candlelight

Experience the nostalgic charm of Nineties by Candlelight in London’s historic Actors' Church located in the heart of Covent Garden.

21st Apr - 19th May

ZEN DEN - Self-Care Sunday

A city wellness retreat, here in the heart of London. West End performer and yoga instructor Kerry Spark invites you to take part in a unique and bespoke group wellness event.

26th Apr

Marina Martin & Silviu Dumitrache: Timeless Sonatas – The London Premier

Embark on a mesmerising journey as the enchanting duo, Marina Martin and Silviu Dumitrache, make their much-anticipated London debut, casting a spell with their virtuosity on the violin and piano. 

Outside a collection of children sit in front of a brightly coloured box with a puppet theatre on top. Within the puppets of Punch and Judy argue. Next to the puppet theatre stands a man dressed in an oversized suit, with bright curly hair and a face painted like that of a clown, he is smiling at the chaos. The sun is out and the grass underneath is fresh. Others stand around the edge applauding.

12th May

49th Annual Covent Garden May Fayre & Puppet Festival

Punch & Judy Professors and Puppeteers from all over the country and abroad gather to perform in the garden of St Paul’s Church on the second Sunday in May near the spot where Samuel Pepys first recorded sighting Mr Punch in May 1662.

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

16th May

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.

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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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