We welcome visiting choirs and musicians to perform at the Cathedral

Visiting Choirs and Ensembles

We offer visiting choirs and ensembles the chance to give a day time recital in the Cathedral.   

This provides an opportunity for choirs and ensembles from around the world to perform in the special acoustics afforded by this great building.  We are happy to display posters around the Cathedral precint and use the Cathedral's social media channels to promote your recital.

We welcome visiting choirs to sing Choral Evensong at the Cathedral when the Cathedral's are on holiday or on Wednesdays or Saturdays.  For full details of available dates and how to apply please contact the Music Administrator by email or telephone 020 7367 6732

Music School Undergraduates

if you would like to perform at Southwark Cathedral we offer a regular Tuesday afternoon recital slot in term time.  This is open to all under-graduates and those undertaking post-graduate study.  There is no charge.

Please contact the Music Administrator by email or telephone 020 7 367 6732 regarding availibility.

Music Graduates, Tour Operators and Choir Directors

We also offer opportunities for music college graduates, tour operators and choir directors to book a recital in the the Cathedral on most days excluding Sundays.

There is a fee and this includes a 30-minute warm-up rehearsal period and 60-minute performance.  The fee includes the use of a green room.  

For further information please contact the Development Director by email or telephone on 020 7367 6704.


The Cathedral is a popular venue for a number of concerts throughout the year ranging from orchestras, choirs, concert bands and jazz.  For further details about forthcoming concerts and performances please visit our What's On page here

To arrange a concert at the Cathedral please contact the Development Director by email or telephone 020 7367 6704.