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Project information

Join the Guild of Benefactors

A regular gift is one of the most enduring ways that you can support Worcester Cathedral and play an important part in preserving it for future generations.

It is ongoing

Charity information: Worcester Cathedral

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  • Need


    Admission into the Cathedral is free and it is open every day of the year. It costs £7,500 per day to maintain and we receive no direct government funding.


    Your support will help us to ensure that the Cathedral will remain freely available to all so that it may continue to inspire and enrich our society.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To support the Cathedral's architecture, music and worship, education and work in the community.


    » You can join the Guild of Benefactors by making a regular gift of £250 per year.

    What success will look like

    We aim to keep the Cathedral freely available to all.

  • Impact


    Supporting the Cathedral will help us to maintain and develop our facilities so that our visitors from all over the world and the local community can freely enjoy their heritage.


    We are committed to keeping the Cathedral free of admission charges.


    We write to donors twice every year and invite them to visit the Cathedral.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £4,250

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      Amount Heading Description
      £1,000 Benefactor of the Cathedral Become a Benefactor of Worcester Cathedral for £250 per year over four years
      £250 Benefactor of the Cathedral Become a Benefactor of Worcester Cathedral for one year
      £500 Benefactor of the Cathedral Become a Benefactor of Worcester Cathedral for two years
      £2,500 Benefactor of the Cathedral Become a Benefactor of Worcester Cathedral for ten years
  • Background


    Worcester Cathedral is a vibrant community which has served the city and the diocese of Worcester since the Seventh Century. It attracts over 300,000 visitors each year from all over the world. As a top 10 Heritage City and ranked as England’s safest city, Worcester is a favourite destination for tourists and families and was recently voted in the top 5 of England's most cultural cities. In 2017, the Cathedral was voted in the top 10 of the UK’s free to visit tourist


    This project involves the whole community of every race, creed, ability and socio-economic group - that is the focus of our vision for Welcoming Visitors and Engaging with Society.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Every donation to Worcester Cathedral goes directly to the cause.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    The Dean Of Worcester Cathedral

    The Dean chairs the Dean and Chapter which is responsible for maintaining the Cathedral.


Become a Benefactor of Worcester Cathedral by making a gift of £250 per year

Having spent my life, with absences, in the shadow of the Cathedral, having been born close to it and having come back as a truant to die under its shadow, nothing would give me greater happiness than to know that its future improvement was assured.

Sir Edward Elgar