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Hiring The Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral hosts over 1,000 services, concerts and events each year, as well as welcoming over 250,000 visitors and pilgrims to one of the South West’s iconic tourism destinations.  

It is an exquisite building which has many unique spaces suitable for events of all styles and sizes, whether you are planning an intimate family celebration, a large corporate occasion or a dazzling public performance, we can help you organise an experience your guests will never forget!

Bring your ideas to us and we will talk you through the possibilities. We offer a highly professional support service to those wishing to work with us as a venue, maintaining at all times our reputation for outstanding music and liturgy. A simple guide to our fees and charges can be downloaded below.


The initial points of contact are as follows:

For Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals 
Vicar of the Close, Canon Ian Woodward, voc@salcath.co.uk, 01722 327469

For all other special services
The Precentor, Canon Tom Clammer, precentor@salcath.co.uk, 01722 555128

For Art Exhibitions
The Treasurer, Canon Robert Titley, treasurer@salcath.co.uk, 01722 555186

For Filming, Photographs in the Cathedral or Close
PR Manager, Marie Thomas, m.thomas@salcath.co.uk, 01722 555158

For Concerts, Lectures and other events in the Cathedral
The Events Manager, Joanne Pike, j.pike@salcath.co.uk

For Wedding Receptions or Catering Events in the Refectory Restaurant or Cloisters
Restaurant Manager, Kevin Oborne, k.oborne@salcath.co.uk, 01722 555175

PDF icon Salisbury Cathedral Hire and Hospitality Brochure.pdf.

PDF icon SC Event Space information.pdf


Informal Concerts

Informal concerts are held on one Wednesday a month at the Spire Crossing/Trinity Chapel, an open area without staging or seating.  Performances start 13.05 for 30 minutes with a chance to rehearse in the Cloisters from midday.   Please download the booking form below and send your request to events@salcath.co.uk.

Dates available for 2018 and 2019

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Music for the Mind, in Dementia Week

Wednesday 13 June 2018


Wednesday 1 August 2018

St Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral Choir, Louisiana, USA

Wednesday 12 September 2018


Wednesday 17 October 2018

Schola Nova Silvana

Wednesday 20 February 2019


Wednesday 20 March 2019


Wednesday 8 May 2019


Wednesday 12 June 2019


Wednesday 24 July 2019