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Chester Cathedral is many things to many people: a vibrant community of worship, an ancient abbey, an archaeological treasure, a cultural hub, a centre of musical excellence and a unique blend of medieval and modern history.

We’re free to enter and welcome thousands of visitors from all over the world.  We hope our website inspires you to visit Chester Cathedral.

The Very Revd Dr Tim Stratford
Dean of Chester

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Concerts & Events

Chester Philharmonic Orchestra presents Commemoration

Saturday 17 November 2018 - Saturday 17 November 2018
A Shropshire Lad - Butterworth Violin Concerto - Glazunov Symphony No 6 (Pathetique) - Tchaikovsky Conductor - Richard Howarth Joo Yeon Sir (Violin) The Chester Philharmonic’s new season commences with a commemoration of the...
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Chester Music Society presents: Elgar- Dream of Gerontius

Saturday 24 November 2018 - Saturday 24 November 2018
Elgar’s epic Dream of Gerontius tells of a pious man on his deathbed being led by an Angel to his judgement before God.  From the gentle Kyrie Eleison to the fiery Demons’ Chorus, you will be moved by this dramatic depiction of a soul’s final...
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Ian Anderson presents The Christmas Jethro Tull

Saturday 1 December 2018 - Saturday 1 December 2018
Rock legend Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull will be performing a Christmas Jethro Tull benefit concert at Chester Cathedral at 7.30pm on Saturday 1 December. EVENT SOLD OUT Anderson and his band plus, plus the odd surprise guest and our very own Na...
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