Your Cathedral at Night

Saturday 14 May 2022

You’re invited to come and explore your Cathedral after dark and experience this remarkable medieval building like never before. Bring your family and friends along – all are welcome.  

There will be candlelight, wonderful choral music, storytelling, and spaces for reflection and prayer. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore some of our off-show spaces (ticket required); discover astrology in the library, see the city at night from the top of the tower, visit the candlelit crypt, and explore where Harry Potter was filmed in a new light. Tickets for tours will be available to book on a first come, first served basis on the night. Please note there is no level access to the tower, library or crypt. 

The Monk's Kitchen will be open 7pm-9.30pm serving a selection of hot and cold drinks, homemade cakes and snacks. Pick up a souvenir of your visit or a unique gift for a loved one in the Gift Shop, also open 7pm-9.30pm. 

There is no charge for this event, but donations are gratefully received. Visitors are encouraged to book entry timeslots in advance, but walk-ups will also be welcome. 

This event is run in partnership with the Association of English Cathedrals.

Photo credit: Paulina Zgondek

Cathedrals at Night

May 14, 2022
Opening times
Saturday 14 May 7pm-10pm
Nave 12 College GreenGloucesterGL1 2LX
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Getting Here

  • Address

    12 College Green Gloucester GL1 2LX
  • Map

  • How to find us

    The Cathedral is located in the historic heart of Gloucester and our spectacular tower can be seen from many spots in and around the city.

    Click here to download or print off a guide on ‘Getting to Gloucester Cathedral’

  • Parking

    We are sorry that due to limited space, parking in the Cathedral Close is restricted to pass holders only.

    There are eight disabled parking spaces which are for use by Blue Badge holders on a first come first served basis.

    However, there are several public car parks within easy walking distance of the Cathedral.

    To find out more please download our parking guide or click here for up-to-date information.

  • Arriving by Public Transport

    The Cathedral is located in Gloucester Town Centre, so the best way to get here is by public transport.

    We are a 10-15 minute walk from both the train and bus stations. You can also use Gloucester’s Park and Ride.

    Click here for more information about this service.

  • Cycling

    There are bike racks available on Cathedral Green. Route 41 of the National Cycle Network runs through the Cathedral grounds – find out more about the route here.