Evening closure of Precincts, Tues 26 – Sat 30 September
Due to the Luxmuralis light show and the need to manage large queues, public entry to the Precincts after 17:30 will only be possible for Luxmuralis ticket holders or those attending Choral Evensong.
Planning your visit? Remember to check our upcoming closures.
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Cathedral partners with The National Gallery for virtual exhibition
In partnership with the National Gallery and museums throughout the UK, Canterbury Cathedral will join a new virtual exhibition and in-person collection trail exploring sacred art and its relation to today’s world, which opens on 5 December.
Christ Church Gate Revealed
The Cathedral’s magnificent Christ Church Gate, the Grade I-listed main entrance to The Precincts for over five centuries, and part of a Scheduled Ancient Monument, will be revealed on Friday 2 December 2022, when scaffolding is removed following extensive conservation and restoration work.
Visitors can enjoy free afternoon entry to the Cathedral in celebration of this major milestone.