60 second snippet – St James

For this 60 second snippet we look at links with St James. St Edmundsbury Cathedral is dedicated not only to St Edmund but also St James, which links our story to pilgrimage.


To find out more listen to this audio clip and scroll through the gallery images (click on images to enlarge).


Discover more about pilgrimage in East Anglia here.

Find out about pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela here



St James scallop shell detail on the font


An angel on the Gilbert Scott ceiling of the Nave with scallop shell


The hassocks/kneelers – one with St James symbol


Clayton and Bell stained glass image of St James (note his pilgrim’s badge on his hat)


St James icon near the High Altar


Pilgrims arriving at the Cathedral – having walked from London on pilgrimage in 2013