Events at Guildford Cathedral

See also Art Exhibitions

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

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Tuesday 1st May 2018

Philip and James, Apostles

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Eucharist
High Altar
Hymns: NEH 164 (CP 122 (ii)), 212
Missa O quam gloriosum - Tomas Luis de Vittoria
Psalm 119. 1-8
O quam gloriosum - Tomas Luis de Vittoria
Organ: Trio super Allein Gott in der Hoh sei Ehr (BWV 664) - Johann Sebastian Bach

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Athanasius, Bishop, Teacher of the faith, 373

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

Thursday 3rd May 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Smith
Evening service in E - Herbert Murrill
Now the green blade riseth - traditional, arr. Simon Lindley

Friday 4th May 2018

English saints and martyrs of the Reformation Era

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Evening service in C - Bryan Kelly
O sing joyfully - Adrian Batten

Saturday 5th May 2018

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Healing Eucharist
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
7.30pm
Musical Glories of France - a concert with the Cathedral Choir and Southern Pro Musica
Tickets - priced from £15.00 (under 18s free) - on the door; no longer available from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office

Sunday 6th May 2018

Sixth Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Dean
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (BCP)
High Altar
Hymns: 163, 490 (i), 380 (i), 627 (227)
Messe d'escalquens - Jean Langlais
Psalm 98
Dum tranisset Sabbatum - John Taverner
Organ: Prelude and Fugue in G (BWV 541) - Johann Sebastian Bach
11.30am
Mattins
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Hymns: 172, 851 (ii)
Jubilate Deo in Bb - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 104. 26-32
This joyful Eastertide - Dutch carol, arr. Philip Ledger
Organ: Scherzetto (Sonata in C minor) - Percy Whitlock
3.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 - on the door (cash appreciated, correct change please); no longer available from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
6.00pm
Evensong (in thanksgiving for the completion of the Treasury restoration)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Smith
Hymns: 158, 174 (248), 15
Evening service in Eb (No 2) - Charles Wood
Psalm 45
My beloved spake - Henry Purcell
Organ: Nun danket alle Gott (Op. 65) - Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Monday 7th May 2018

Rogation Day

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Tuesday 8th May 2018

Julian of Norwich, Spiritual writer, c. 1417

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Smith
Second Evening service - Orlando Gibbons
Psalm 128
Out from the deep - Robert Tailour

Wednesday 9th May 2018

Rogation Day

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
First Evensong of Ascension Day (sung by Reigate Grammar Chamber Choir)
Quire & Nave

Thursday 10th May 2018

Ascension Day

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
7.00pm
Eucharist
High Altar
Introit: Coelos ascendit hodie - Charles Villiers Stanford
Hymns: 167, 278, 166
Mass in C (K. 220) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Psalm 47
God is gone up - Gerald Finzi
Organ: Transports de Joie (L'Ascension) - Olivier Messiaen

Friday 11th May 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Leighton
Evening service in D - Ernest Moeran
Ascendit Deus - Peter Philips

Saturday 12th May 2018

Gregory Dix, Priest, monk, scholar, 1952

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.30am
Fundraising Abseil - Parkinson's UK

No access to Tower except for abseilers
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
7.30pm
Woking Choral Society concert - Dream of Gerontius
Tickets - priced from £16.00 (Students/Children £5.00) - on the door; no longer available from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office

Sunday 13th May 2018

Seventh Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Revd Canon Andrew Bishop
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 172, 311, 563
Missa brevis - Lennox Berkeley
Psalm 1
O clap your hands - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Organ: Miles Lane - Paul Leddington Wright
4.30pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
6.00pm
Songs of Celebration (A service of worship and thanksgiving for the People's Cathedral Project.)
Guildford Cathedral

Monday 14th May 2018

Matthias the Apostle

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Eucharist (Men's Voices)
High Altar
Hymns: 217, 212
Missa El Ojo - Francisco de Peñalosa
Psalm 15
If ye love me - Thomas Tallis

Tuesday 15th May 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Tomkins
Short Evening service - Thomas Weelkes
Listen, sweet dove - Grayston Ives

Wednesday 16th May 2018

Caroline Chisholm, Social reformer, 1877

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
First Evensong of Anniversary of Consecration (sung by the choir of St Andrew's, Pangbourne)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Ferial
Evening service in G - Herbert Sumsion
Psalm 24
Jubilate Deo in C - Benjamin Britten

Thursday 17th May 2018

Anniversary of Consecration

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.30pm
Eucharist
High Altar
Introit: Locus iste - Anton Bruckner
Hymns: 395, 176, 301
Missa Sancti Ioannis de Deo - Joseph Haydn
I was glad - Henry Purcell
Organ: Choral varié sur le theme du Veni Creator (Op. 4) - Maurice Durulfé

Friday 18th May 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Leighton
Evening service in A - Herbert Sumsion
As the apple tree - Robert Walker

Saturday 19th May 2018

Dunstan, Archbishop, Monastic reformer, 988

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.30am
Fundraising Abseil - The Fountain Centre and Sight For Surrey

No access to Tower except for abseilers
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
7.30pm
Vivace Chorus concert - Beethoven: Symphony No 9
Tickets priced from £16.00 available after 05 March 2018
www.vivacechorus.org/vc/event/beethoven-choral-symphony

Sunday 20th May 2018

Pentecost (Whit Sunday)

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Revd Neil Vigers
10.30am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 175 (i), 179, 418
Missa brevis (Tongues of Fire) - Cecilia McDowall
Psalms 104. 26-36, 37b
God, which as on this day - Nathaniel Giles
Organ: Fantasia super Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herr Gott (BWV 651) - Johann Sebastian Bach
4.00pm
Thy Kingdom Come (Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ.)
Nave Altar

Monday 21st May 2018

Helena, Protector of the Holy Places, 330

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Woodside
Second Evening service - Philip Moore
View me, Lord - Charles Wood

Tuesday 22nd May 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Tomkins
Evening service in E - Sydney Watson
Rejoice in the Lord - Henry Purcell

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

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

Thursday 24th May 2018

John and Charles Wesley, Evangelists, hymn writers, 1791 and 1788

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Tomkins
Evening service in D - Charles Wood
O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit - Thomas Tallis

Friday 25th May 2018

The Venerable Bede, Monk, Scholar, Historian, 735

Aldhelm, Bishop, 709

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Leighton
Third Evening service - Philip moore
Tibi laus - Peter Philips

Saturday 26th May 2018

Augustine, Archbishop, 605

John Calvin, Reformer, 1564; Philip Neri, founder of the Oratorians, spiritual guide, 1585

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
First Evensong of Trinity Sunday (Association of Cathedral Voluntary Choirs)
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Bawdend (II)
Introit: Holy is the true light - William Harris
Hymns: 215
Evening service in A - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalms 97, 98
The Gift of Life - Jonathan Willcocks

Sunday 27th May 2018

Trinity Sunday

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Revd Canon Julie Gittoes
10.30am
The Cathedral Eucharist (Association of Cathedral Voluntary Choirs)
Nave Altar
3.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar

Monday 28th May 2018

Lanfranc, Monk, Archbishop, Scholar, 1089

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

Tuesday 29th May 2018

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

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Josephine Butler, Social Reformer, 1906

Joan of Arc, Visionary, 1431

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.00am
Kite Making Workshop Half term family fun
Tickets Admission free, donations invited
/www.guildford-cathedral.org/events/may-half-term
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 31st May 2018

Corpus Christi (Day of Thanksgiving for the Institution of Holy Communion)

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
7.00pm
Eucharist, Procession, and Benediction (sung by St Mary's Singers)
Quire & Nave