Liverpool John Moores University Graduation Ceremony


Main Cathedral
12th July 2019 10:00 - 12:45

We’re very much looking forward to welcoming students, their families and friends as they celebrate their graduations at our Cathedral

We know that students been looking forward to this moment, the culmination of many years hard work and study and we want their graduation day to be as special and memorable as it can possibly be.

Join us at Morning Prayer at 8:30  or Holy Communion at 12:05 on your graduation day. Our short services will include prayers for all those graduating and we would be delighted to welcome you and your family and friends.

Then you can treat yourself in our Welsford Restaurant which is open today, Friday 12 July from 8:00 until 16:00. 

Visit our Cathedral Shop, which is open from 9:00 until 17:00 and you can also shop online at

Make your time at Liverpool Cathedral memorable with a trip up our Tower. This opens at 10:00 and the last ticket can be bought at 16:30. You can purchase your tickets online or from our Cathedral Shop.

Congratulations to all graduates from us here at Liverpool Cathedral. 

Please note

  • No public parking on-site, please use other car parks nearby. For information about how to find us and car parking near Liverpool Cathedral click here.
  • Taxis will be able to drive up the approach to Cathedral Gate (from Upper Duke Street)
  • Disabled access is from Upper Duke Street and Queen’s Walk Gates. Limited mobility access parking for Blue Badge holders only. If you need information about our disability access please read here.
  • Graduands and their guests should enter the Cathedral by the main entrance. 
  • Only people attending graduation ceremonies will be able to access the main parts of the Cathedral during the following times:
    • Monday 8 July 8:00 – 16:00
    • Tuesday 9 July 8:00 - 18:00
    • Wednesday 10 July 8:00 – 16:00
    • Thursday 11 July 8:00 – 18:00
    • Friday 12 July 8:00 – 16:00
  • If you'd like to visit our Cathedral Shop, Welsford Restaurant and Tower Experience, please use the Welsford Porch entrance on the right-hand side of the Cathedral building (opposite Gambia Terrace). If you’re attending a graduation, please use the main entrance to the Cathedral 
  • To make this experience as special and memorable as it can possibly be, there is restricted visitor access during the graduations. We are always open for prayer and our staff will be available to guide you. If you’re attending a worship service, want to light a candle or say a private prayer our staff will be outside the Cathedral to direct and assist you. During July graduations general visitor access to the Cathedral is restricted to the following times:
    • Monday 8 July from 16:00 until 18:00
    • Wednesday 10 July from 16:00 until 18:00
    • Friday 12 July from 16:00 until 18:00.
  • Lady Chapel will be open to general visitors between 9:30 – 11:30 and 13:00 – 16:00, each day from Monday 8 July to Friday 12 July