Events at Guildford Cathedral

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Please note that events are subject to change, especially those advertised more than a month in advance.

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Wednesday 1st November 2017

All Saints' Day

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel
7.00pm
Choral Eucharist for All Saints' Day (Men's Voices)
High Altar
Hymns: 232, 230
Messe cum iubilo - Maurice Duruflé
Psalm 34. 1-10
Ave verum corpus - Gerald Hendrie
Organ: Placare Christe servulis - Marcel Dupré

Thursday 2nd November 2017

Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls' Day)

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
7.00pm
Requiem Eucharist for All Souls
High Altar
Messe de Requiem - Gabriel Fauré
Absolve me, Domine - plainsong

Friday 3rd November 2017

Richard Hooker, priest, teacher of the faith, 1600

Martin of Porres, friar, 1639

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Clucas
Evening Service Sancti Ioannis de Deo - Philip Moore
Iustorum animae - Charles Villiers Stanford
7.30pm
Guildford County School Awards Evening

This is a private event and is not open to the general public.

Saturday 4th November 2017

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Healing Eucharist
Lady Chapel
10.00am
Guildford Preloved Vintage Kilo
2.00pm
Cathedral Tower Tours
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
/www.guildford-cathedral.org/visit/tours/schedule
3.15pm
Cathedral Tower Tours
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
/www.guildford-cathedral.org/visit/tours/schedule/november
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
7.30pm
Guildford Choral Society Concert Haydn's Creation
Tickets from 01483 272191

Sunday 5th November 2017

Fourth Sunday before Advent

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (Traditional Rite, with laying on of hands with anointing during the distribution of Holy Communion)
High Altar
Hymns: 435(i), 607, 311, 319
Communion service in G - Francis Jackson
Psalm 43
Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom - Thomas Tallis
Preacher: The Very Revd Dianna Gwilliams
Organ: Trio super Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (BWV 664) - Johann Sebastian Bach
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Responses: Clucas
Hymns: 2, 516(i)
Jubilate Deo - William Walton
Psalm 33
I will sing unto the Lord - John Amner
Organ: Flourish for an occasion - William Harris
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Smith
Hymns: 11(i), 458, 455
St John's Service - Herbert Howells
Psalms 111, 117
Though I speak with the tongues of men - Edward Bairstow
Preacher: The Venerable Stuart Beake
Organ: Andante serioso ma con moto (Sonata in Eb) - Edward Bairstow

Monday 6th November 2017

Leonard, hermit, 6th cent.; William Temple, archbishop, teacher of the faith, 1944

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Lady Chapel
Responses: Jackson
Evening Service Sexti toni - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
If ye love me - Thomas Tallis
Antiphon: Ave Maria - Franz Biebl

Tuesday 7th November 2017

Willibrord, bishop, 739

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Men's Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Jackson
Evening Service in Bb - Alan Ridout
Lord, thou hast been our refuge - Robert Walker

Wednesday 8th November 2017

Saints and Martyrs of England

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.00am
Reformation 500 Study Day
Tickets Admission free, donations invited
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 9th November 2017

Margery Kempe, mystic, c.1440

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.15am
Free Coffee Concert Wind Quintet
Tickets Admission free, donations invited
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Smith
Evening Service in A minor - Thomas Tertius Noble
Through the day thy love has spared us - Philip Moore

Friday 10th November 2017

Leo the Great, bishop, teacher of the faith, 461

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Morley
Evening Service in D minor - Thomas Attwood Walmisley
And he shall purify - Georg Frideric Handel

Saturday 11th November 2017

Martin, bishop, c.397

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
2.00pm
Cathedral Tower Tours
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
/www.guildford-cathedral.org/visit/tours/schedule/november
3.15pm
Cathedral Tower Tours
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
/www.guildford-cathedral.org/visit/tours/schedule/november
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
7.30pm
Vivace Chorus Concert
Tickets priced from £16.00 (Students £10.00) from tickets@vivacechorus.org or Guildford Tourist Information Centre, 01483 444333

Sunday 12th November 2017

Third Sunday before Advent

Remembrance Sunday

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Psalm 70
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (with an Act of Remembrance)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 427 (496) 357 537 359 354
Missa Sexti toni - Giovanni Croce
Psalm 70
O salutaris hostia - Edward Elgar
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Psalm 82

Monday 13th November 2017

Charles Simeon, priest, evangelical divine, 1836

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave

Tuesday 14th November 2017

Samuel Seabury, bishop, 1796

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Wednesday 15th November 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 16th November 2017

Margaret, queen, philanthropist, 1093

Edmund Rich, archbishop, 1240

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
6.30pm
Christmas Gift and Food Fair; Early Bird Shopping Evening
Tickets - £6.00 - from 01483 547881 or Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
The Cathedral will be closed to visitors unless they are attending the Fair.

Friday 17th November 2017

Hugh, bishop, 1200

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.00am
Christmas Gift and Food Fair; Friday
Tickets - £3.00 (under 16s free) - from 01483 547881 or Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
The Cathedral Nave will be closed to visitors unless they are attending the Fair. The Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door at the far end of the car park).
12.00pm
Soap Making; 12noon session - Taster Workshop
Tickets £17.50 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
2.00pm
Soap Making; 2.00pm session Taster Workshop
Tickets £17.50 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Saturday 18th November 2017

Elizabeth, princess, philanthropist, 1231

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.00am
Christmas Gift and Food Fair; Saturday
Tickets - £3.00 (under 16s free) - from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
The Cathedral Nave will be closed to visitors unless they are attending the Fair. The Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door at the far end of the car park).
2.00pm
Cathedral Tower Tours
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
/www.guildford-cathedral.org/visit/tours/schedule/november
3.15pm
Cathedral Tower Tours
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
/www.guildford-cathedral.org/visit/tours/schedule/november
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 19th November 2017

Second Sunday before Advent

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Psalm 90: 1-8
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Psalm 98
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Psalm 89: 20-36

Monday 20th November 2017

Edmund, king, martyr, 870

Priscilla Lydia Sellon, a restorer fo the religious life in the Church of England, 1876. During the intercessions of all services today, the 70th Wedding Anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh will be remembered

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave

Tuesday 21st November 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Cecilia, martyr, c.230

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Clement, bishop, martyr, c.100

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Friday 24th November 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.30am
Christmas Wreath Making Workshop; Morning Session Creative Christmas
Tickets £37 including booking fee from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
1.30pm
Christmas Wreath Making Workshop; Afternoon Session Creative Christmas
Tickets £37 including booking fee from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Saturday 25th November 2017

Catherine, martyr, 4th cent.; Isaac Watts, hymn writer, 1748

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
2.00pm
Cathedral Tower Tours
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
/www.guildford-cathedral.org/visit/tours/schedule/november
3.15pm
Cathedral Tower Tours
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
/www.guildford-cathedral.org/visit/tours/schedule/november
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalms 99, 100
7.30pm
London Welsh Male Voice Choir - a concert in aid of Restored
Tickets - priced from £12.00 - from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office

Sunday 26th November 2017

Christ the King

Sunday next before Advent

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Psalm 95: 1-7
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Psalms 29, 110
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Psalm 93

Monday 27th November 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
7.30pm
A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens - a Split Second Productions event
Tickets - priced from £15.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office

Tuesday 28th November 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Wednesday 29th November 2017

Day of Intercession and Thanksgiving for the Missionary Work of the Church

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalm 48

Thursday 30th November 2017

Andrew the Apostle

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Psalms 87, 96