Chapel closures and amended opening hours

North Gate of the Chapel

The Chapel is occasionally closed to the public because of recordings, concerts and private ceremonies. Please check the dates with amended opening times below or contact the Visitors Office before you visit (tourism@kings.cam.ac.uk; 01223 331212). 

During the Easter Term (April - June), which is the examination period in Cambridge, the grounds are closed to the public but the Chapel remains open.

If the date you are checking is not listed below this means that normal Chapel opening times apply.

June 2018

  • Saturday 16 June - entry 9.30 am until 4 pm (last ticket 3.30 pm) - restricted access
  • Monday 18 June – entry 9.30 am until 2 pm (last ticket 1.30 pm)
  • Wednesday 20 June – entry 9.30 am until 4 pm (last ticket 3.30 pm)
  • Thursday 21 June  – entry 9.30 am until 4 pm (last ticket 3.30 pm)
  • Friday 22 June – entry 9.30 am until 4 pm (last ticket 3.30 pm)
  • Monday 25 June – entry 1 pm until 3.30 pm (last ticket 3 pm)
  • Tuesday 26 June - CLOSED - Please note Evensong is not open to the public on this day
  • Wednesday 27 June - CLOSED

July 2018

  • Thursday 5 July – entry 9.30 am until 5 pm (last ticket 4.30 pm) – restricted access
  • Friday 6 July – entry 1 pm until 4 pm (last ticket 3.30 pm)
  • Sunday 8 July – CLOSED
  • Monday 9 July – entry 9.30 am until 3.30 pm (last ticket 3 pm)
  • Tuesday 10 July – entry 9.30 am until 4.30 pm (last ticket 4 pm)
  • Thursday 12 July – entry 9.30 am until 3.30 pm (last ticket 3 pm) – restricted access
  • Friday 13 July – entry 11 am until 3.30 pm (last ticket 3 pm)
  • Saturday 14 July – entry 10 am until 4.30 pm (last ticket 4 pm)
  • Saturday 21 July - entry 9.30 am until 2 pm (last ticket 1.30 pm)

August 2018

  • Saturday 11 August – entry 12 noon until 5 pm (last ticket 4.30 pm)
  • Saturday 18 August -  entry 9.30 am until 4 pm (last ticket 3.30 pm)
  • Wednesday 29 August - entry 9.30 am until 3 pm (last ticket 2.30 pm)

September 2018

  • Saturday 1 September - entry 9.30 am until 4.30 pm (last ticket 4 pm)
  • Wednesday 5 September – entry 10.30 am until 5 pm (last ticket 4.30 pm)
  • Saturday 15 September – entry 9.30 am until 4 pm (last ticket 3.30 pm)
  • Friday 21 September – entry 9.30 am until 3 pm (last ticket 2.30 pm)
  • Saturday 22 September - entry 9.30 am until 4 pm (last ticket 3.30 pm)
  • Sunday 23 September – entry 12 noon until 5 pm (last ticket 4.30 pm)
  • Friday 28 September - entry 9.30 am until 4 pm (last ticket 3.30 pm)
  • Saturday 29 September - entry 9.30 am until 4 pm (last ticket 3.30 pm)

See also the normal opening times.

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