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Welcome to Portsmouth Cathedral

Transformative worship, challenging discipleship, generous hospitality and prayerful engagement. That is what we are all about at Portsmouth Cathedral.

For centuries this building, the Cathedral of the Sea, has watched, listened and helped the people of Portsmouth navigate the passage of time. It has witnessed war and peace, famous marriages, been bombed and rebuilt and remains a building of greatness and simple enduring beauty. More than this it is a vibrant and lively community set at the heart of the city and diocese of Portsmouth, responding to the call of God to meet people’s needs and equipping the whole diocese to share the love of God in Jesus Christ.

Of course a website can only give you a flavour of what we are about and we very much look forward to welcoming you here so that you can experience our generous hospitality for yourselves.


The Very Reverend David Brindley
Dean of Portsmouth Cathedral 


Cathedral Activities

Please take a moment to have a look at the wide range of activities happening at the Cathedral. Check out listings below for upcoming events, listen to one of our recent sermons, get up to date with our latest news or get involved yourself. Links to all below.

Upcoming Events View Calendar

Thu 27

Lunchtime Live with Andrew Caskie (organ)

April 27 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm
Thu 27

Choral Evensong

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm

Latest News from our blog

Annual Theme “All Things Bright & Beautiful” – Blog #8: “Bee-ing There”

Our recent series of Lent lectures have been a real success and a fascinating insight […]

24th April 2017

Annual Theme “All Things Bright & Beautiful” – Blog #7: “Lush Life”

Lush. Such a great, evocative word – it brings to mind verdant green fields, richly […]

24th April 2017

Portsmouth Cathedral Notices Sunday 23rd April 2017

Second Sunday of Easter Highlights of the Week There is a water theme flowing through […]

21st April 2017

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