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 February 2017

Brigid, abbess, c.525

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalm 118

Thursday 2nd February 2017

Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas)

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
2.00pm
GraveTalks
Tickets Free
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalms 122, 132
7.00pm
Candlemas Eucharist and Procession
High Altar
Missa Brevis in D KV194 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Psalm 24: 7-10
Maria wallt zum Heiligtum - Johannes Eccard
Preacher: Canon Andrew Bishop
Celebrant: Canon Julie Gittoes

Friday 3rd February 2017

Anskar, archbishop, missionary, 865

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
St Nicolas' Church
Responses: Ebdon
The Second Service - Thomas Tomkins
Psalm 18
Teach me, O Lord - William Byrd

Saturday 4th February 2017

Gilbert, founder of the Gilbertine Order, 1189

8.40am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Healing Eucharist
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 5th February 2017

Fourth Sunday before Lent

Proper 1

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Queenź’s Chapel
Celebrant: The Reverend Neil Vigers
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (BCP)
High Altar
Missa Brevis - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Preacher: The Dean
Celebrant: Canon Julie Gittoes
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Psalms 5, 6
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Ebdon
Evening Service in G - Herbert Howells
Psalm 4
It is a thing most wonderful - Philip Moore
Preacher: Canon Julie Gittoes

Monday 6th February 2017

Martyrs of Japan, 1597; Accession of Queen Elizabeth II, 1952

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Lady Chapel
Responses: Clucas
Magnificat septimi toni - Francesco Suriano
Psalms 20, 101, 121
Behold, O God, our defender - Philip Moore
Antiphon: Ave Regina coelorum - Plainsong

Tuesday 7th February 2017

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Lady Chapel
Responses: Radcliffe
Evening Service in E minor - Daniel Purcell
Psalm 37
Set me as a seal - William Walton
7.00pm
SOLD OUT: An Evening with Mr. Dickens in the grandeur of the Great Hall at Loseley House
Tickets £45.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office

Wednesday 8th February 2017

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 9th February 2017

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.30am
Free Coffee Concert Operatic Moments
5.30pm
Evensong
St Nicolas' Church
Responses: Radcliffe
Evening Service in D - Charles Wood
Psalms 47, 48, 49
O sing joyfully - Adrian Batten

Friday 10th February 2017

Scholastica, abbess, c.543

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
St Nicolas' Church
Responses: Leighton
Evening Service in D - Herbert Brewer
Psalms 53, 54, 55
Nobody knows - Michael Tippett

Saturday 11th February 2017

8.40am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 12th February 2017

Third Sunday before Lent

Proper 2

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
Celebrant: Canon Julie Gittoes
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 334, 278, 424
Missa Brevis - Grayston Ives
Psalm 119: 1-8
Ave Maria - Xavier Busto
Preacher: Canon Julie Gittoes
Celebrant: The Dean
Organ: Prelude and Fugue in A BWV 536 - Johann Sebastian Bach
6.00pm
Evensong (sung by Surrey Voices)
Nave Altar
Responses: Radcliffe
Hymns: 13, 429, 543
Evening Service in G - Herbert Sumsion
Psalm 13
Great is the Lord - Edward Elgar
Preacher: The Venerable Stuart Beake
Organ: Allegro maestoso (Sonata in G) - Edward Elgar

Monday 13th February 2017

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Tuesday 14th February 2017

Cyril and Methodius, missionaries, 869 and 885

Valentine, martyr at Rome, c.269

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Wednesday 15th February 2017

Sigfrid, bishop, 1045; Thomas Bray, priest, founder of SPCK and SPG, 1730

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 16th February 2017

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Friday 17th February 2017

Janani Luwum, archbishop, martyr, 1977

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Saturday 18th February 2017

8.40am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evensong (sung by Quartonal)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 19th February 2017

Second Sunday before Lent

Proper 3

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
Celebrant: Canon Mavis Wilson
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 258 (tune 502), 309, 250 (omit vv 2 & 3)
Mass for five voices - William Byrd
Psalms 136: 1-9, 23-26
Cibavit eos - William Byrd
Preacher: Canon Mavis Wilson
Celebrant: Canon Andrew Bishop
Organ: Praeludium in E flat BWV 552 - Johann Sebastian Bach
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Responses: Radcliffe
Hymns: 359, 558
Jubilate Deo in C - Benjamin Britten
Psalms 100, 150
To thee, O Lord - Sergej Rachmaninov
Organ: Praeludium in E - Vincent Lübeck
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Leighton
Hymns: 202, 401, 20
Evening Service in A - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 148
I saw the Lord - John Stainer
Preacher: The Dean
Organ: Prélude (Suite, Op.5) - Maurice Duruflé

Monday 20th February 2017

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Tuesday 21st February 2017

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Evening Service in C - Chalres Villiers Stanford
Psalm 106
How beautiful upon the mountains - John Stainer

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Polycarp, bishop, martyr, c.155

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Refectory serving from The Marquee

The Refectory is closed for a private function; refreshments will be available in The Marquee.
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Evening Service in E flat - Charles Wood
Psalms 114, 115
And I saw a new heaven - Edgar Bainton

Friday 24th February 2017

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Men's Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Millington
The Dorian Service - Thomas Tallis
Psalm 119: 1-32
If ye love me - Thomas Tallis

Saturday 25th February 2017

8.40am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
3.00pm
Refectory closed for private function

The Refectory will be closed for a private function from 3.00pm.
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 26th February 2017

Sunday next before Lent

Proper 4

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
Celebrant: The Dean
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 474, 516 (2nd tune), 513
Missa Brevis - Lennox Berkeley
Psalm 2
O sacrum convivium - Thomas Tallis
Preacher: Canon Andrew Bishop
Celebrant: The Venerable Stuart Beake
Organ: Fugue sur le nom d'Alain - Maurice Duruflé
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Responses: Rose
Hymns: 4, 429
Te Deum 'Collegium Regale' - Herbert Howells
Psalm 72
Geistliches Lied - Johannes Brahms
Organ: Prelude and Fugue in G minor - Johannes Brahms
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Rose
Hymns: 248, 556, 502 (omit vv 4 & 5)
The Fifth Service - Thomas Tomkins
Psalm 84
Strengthen ye the weak hands - William Harris
Preacher: Canon Mavis Wilson
Organ: Final (Symphonie II) - Charles-Marie Widor

Monday 27th February 2017

George Herbert, priest, poet, 1633

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Harris
Fauxbourdons - Katherine Dienes-Williams
Psalms 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
I will lift up mine eyes - Ernest Walker

Tuesday 28th February 2017

8.10am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Tomkins
The Gloucester Service - Herbert Howells
Psalms 136, 137, 138
Antiphon (Five Mystical Songs) - Ralph Vaughan Williams