Chelmsford Cathedral
Chelmsford Cathedral School Visits

Please note school visits are currently suspended but we hope to resume in the Autumn.

School Visits to Chelmsford Cathedral

Chelmsford Cathedral is a place of worship for all. The Cathedral is a place of meeting, a place of welcome, a place of teaching and learning, a place for individuals and groups to experience community, quiet, reflection and prayer. Its buildings, artefacts and people are inspiring.

Our aim

The Mission Statement of the School Visits Team reflects that of the Church of England’s National Policy for Children and Young People outlined in Going for Growth.

"Every child and young person shall have a life-enhancing encounter with Jesus Christ and with the Christian faith".

The School Visits Team achieve this aim by developing and delivering experiences and activities for educational visits which demonstrate our commitment to excellence in education, learning and experience.

We enable learners who visit the Cathedral opportunities to explore the spiritual dimensions to life and learning from a Christian perspective.

We plan activities that enable children to discover and engage with the heritage around them in an active way that is appropriate for their needs, interests and backgrounds. In planning activities, we consider all children’s needs and the school's needs providing activities that cannot be created in the school environment.


2020 Spring Term

Monday 20th January 

Tuesday 21st January  

Monday 27th January  

Tuesday 28th January  


17th February to 21st February half term


Experience Easter - fully booked!


Summer Term 2020

There are a few dates still available in May.

Monday 15h June  ~ Great Big Sing 


Autumn Term 2020

14th/15th September

21st/22nd September

28th/29th September

5th/6th October

12th/13th October

19th/20th October


Christmas Experience

16th November

23rd/24th November

30th November/1st December



Most visits take place on a Monday and Tuesday between 10.00am and 2.30pm. Shorter visits are available for either the morning or afternoon.


For more information about Chelmsford Cathedral


Chelmsford Cathedral

01245 294480 (Cathedral Office)

or contact Marian Emuss


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