Guildford Cathedral is the People’s Cathedral - a place of welcome, worship, inspiration and engagement for people of all ages. There is no charge for entry. 

The Bishop of Guildford's Lent Challenge booklet can be downloaded here. In it Bishop Andrew states "the aim of this year’s Lent Challenge is to look at the Rhythms of Life (what is sometimes called a ‘Rule of Life’) that help to sustain such prayerful, confident discipleship in daily living.

These are summarised in just six words: Read, Learn, Pray, Tell, Serve, Give; and each week of Lent you are encouraged to reflect on one such word or ‘rhythm’ on the way to developing some kind of Rule of Life for yourself."

On Thursday 22 March the last in the series of short talks takes place; in these talks Canon Dr Julie Gittoes and Canon Andrew Bishop have been reflecting on biblical stories and Lenten themes through the lens of paintings/drawings. The talk is followed by compline.

Join us on Palm Sunday, 25th March, at 10.30 am for the Palm Sunday service of Holy Communion. Holy Week begins with our remembering the story of Jesus riding into Jerusalem on the back of a donkey as the Prince of Peace. The crowds came out with palm branches to hail him as their king. Weather permitting, we will begin outside the cathedral and will sing as we process in. During the service the story of Jesus’ final days on earth is told.

At 7.00 pm on Palm Sunday, we are delighted to be welcoming Barry Rose back to Guildford Cathedral as he celebrates his 60th anniversary of working with the BBC Singers.  He will be conducting Stainer's ‘Crucifixion’ in a live broadcast on BBC Radio. The Organist will be Malcolm Archer and the BBC Singers will be joined by the Cathedral choristers.

The What's On is now available, with details of activities happening February - April, including our Easter Services.

Our Guided Tours have returned for 2018 and the dates and details of booking can be found here. Tower Tours will be available from April.

We look forward to welcoming you, whatever your reason for visiting.

With all good wishes

The Very Reverend Dianna Gwilliams

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