We are located in the busy West End of London and, as well as being the Parish Church of Covent Garden, we are affectionately known as The Actors’ Church’ because of our long association with the theatre community.
This beautiful church, built by Inigo Jones, has been here since 1633 and we are also proud to have an attractive churchyard where people can rest and find some peace and quiet in what can be a stressful and busy part of the city.
Services are held every Sunday (at 11am) and most weekdays. We also host a wide variety of theatre, memorial services and concerts, totalling almost 300 events annually.
Opening times are:
MONDAY to FRIDAY: 08:30am-5:00pm (later if hosting an event)
SATURDAY: Opening times depend on events (please see calendar)
SUNDAY: 09:00am-1:00pm (5:00pm when there is evensong)
Please note: The church and grounds may occasionally have to be closed for maintenance or other reasons. We try to post these closures on our website but it is not always possible to give advanced notice. If you are planning a special visit we advise phoning the office in advance.
Join us in an interactive online guide book (coming soon)
Join St Paul's Choir for a beautiful evening of the traditional Tenebrae. Playing at 7.30pm with a Link posted HERE Very sadly, it is not possible to hold the great Holy Week services
Mass for Maundy Thursday
Traditional Mass for Maundy Thursday at 6pm, link via Zoom HERE Very sadly, it is not possible to hold the great Holy Week services in Church. This is a profound desolation, but it cannot b
Good Friday Mass
A Mass held in St Paul's Church on Good Friday at 2pm, link posted HERE Very sadly, it is not possible to hold the great Holy Week services in Church. This is a profound desolation, bu
First Mass of Easter and Resurrection Party
A Mass of Celebration for Easter Sunday at 11am, a Zoom link will be avaliable HERE Very sadly, it is not possible to hold the great Holy Week services in Church. This is a profound desolat
Blue Earth Rises
A new composition 'Blue Earth Rises' will reveal mankind's early respect for the land to its destruction through global warming. Despite the serious message it will be an entertaining evening for all the family with the dramatic Old Turtle and the very funny Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo.