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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 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

Wed 23

Morning Prayer with Holy Communion

August 23 @ 7:45 am - 8:15 am
Wed 23

Holy Communion

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:40 pm
Wed 23

Evening Prayer (Said)

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
Thu 24

Morning Prayer with Holy Communion

August 24 @ 7:45 am - 8:15 am

Latest News from our blog

Portsmouth Cathedral Notices Sunday 20th August

Highlights  I wonder whether like me each year you get to the middle of August […]

18th August 2017

Portsmouth Cathedral Notices Sunday 13th August

Highlights  Family Activity Day  As a child I have memories of the summer holidays seeming […]

11th August 2017

Portsmouth Cathedral Notices Sunday 6th August

Highlights Good art does more than simply provide a replica of reality. Instead it points […]

4th August 2017

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