Three hundred and twenty-six Archbishops and Bishops have gathered for the 1948 Lambeth Conference. The Conference begins in Canterbury where the Anglican Church leaders process into the Cathedral. Stonemasons are at work on the Cathedral's facade. Returning to London, the Archbishops and Bishops congregate in Lambeth Palace. The camera films interior shots of the Palace, but protocol means that it leaves the Great Hall before the meeting begins. On a different day The Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher and his wife receive their guests at a garden party. The Conference continues with a service at St Paul's Cathedral - the congregation are filmed leaving the Cathedral in rainswept conditions. The Conference ends with a visit to Buckingham Palace - the Archbishops and Bishops arrive on foot and by car. Bishop Perry Jones ends the event in Croydon where the International Language Club present him with a crosier.