Cathedral Song School Tours

Spoken Word (visual art, talk)

Dates, Times and Prices


The Cathedral Song School is decorated with murals by Phoebe Traquair, painted between 1888 and 1892. The recently restored work includes religious images, images of the natural world, and portraits of leading figures of the day and of the choir and clergy of the time. Free tours of the Song School, led by a volunteer guide, on Mondays 7th and 14th August, Wednesday 9th and Fridays 12th and 18th August at 11am. Meet at the Palmerston Place (West End) entrance to the Cathedral.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There are 2 steps into the performance space after entering the building.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices