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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:

Special Services (excluding life events)

Acting Precentor, Canon Edward Probert, precentor@salcath.co.uk, 01722 555128

For information about weddings, baptisms and funerals in the Cathedral please click here

Art Exhibitions

Treasurer, Canon Robert Titley, treasurer@salcath.co.uk, 01722 555186


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 Menus.pdf
Concerts, Lectures and other non Liturgical Events 

Events Manager, Joanne Pike, j.pike@salcath.co.uk

PDF icon Salisbury Cathedral Hire and Hospitality Brochure.pdf.

PDF icon SC Event Space Information.pdf

Gate details.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 at 13.05 and last for 30 minutes, and include 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 2019

Wednesday 20 March 2019

  Booked by Schola Nova Silvana



Wednesday 24 July 2019


Owing to the restoration and re-tuning of the Father Willis organ during 2019, there is no availability for booking Informal Concerts during the second half of 2019. The Father Willis Organ will be back in working order from March 2020. For more information regarding the organ restoration, click here.