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 March 2017

Ash Wednesday

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalm 51
7.00pm
Ash Wednesday Eucharist
Nave Altar
Introit: The Lent Prose - Plainsong
Hymns: 96, 496
Mass for five voices - William Byrd
Miserere - James Macmillan
Wash me throughly - Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Preacher: The Venerable Stuart Beake
President: The Dean
Organ: Prelude and Fugue in F minor BWV 534 - Johann Sebastian Bach

Thursday 2nd March 2017

Chad, bishop, missionary, 672

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
2.00pm
Spring Talks at Two The History of Mental Health Care in Surrey
Tickets Free
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Harris
Evening Service in D minor - Robin Doveton
Psalms 12, 13, 14
Out of the deep - Thomas Tomkins

Friday 3rd March 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong at St Nicolas' Church
St Nicolas' Church
Responses: Ebdon
Evening Service in A - William Harris
Psalm 18
Salve Regina - Francis Poulenc
6.30pm
Girl Choristers' Concert Fundraiser at St Nicolas Church
Tickets (free admission with retiring collection)

Saturday 4th March 2017

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Healing Eucharist
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
7.30pm
Vivace Chorus Concert Mozart Mass in C Minor
Tickets - Front Nave £26.00; Mid Nave £21.00; Rear Nave £16.00 - from tickets@vivacechorus.org or Guildford Tourist Information 01483 444334

Sunday 5th March 2017

First Sunday of Lent

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Queenź’s Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (BCP)
High Altar
Introit: The Lent Prose - Plainsong
Hymns: 209, 95, 538
Communion Service in G - Francis Jackson
Psalm 32
In ieiunio et fletu - Thomas Tallis
Organ: Fugue in C minor BWV 582 - Johann Sebastian Bach
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Responses: Ebdon
Hymns: 95, 97
Benedicite in F - George Dyson
Psalm 119: 1-16
Call to remembrance - Richard Farrant
Organ: Prelude in B minor BWV 544 - Johann Sebastian Bach
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Tomkins
Hymns: 385, 532, 496
Evening Service in B minor - Herbert Howells
Psalm 50: 1-15
The Lord is my shepherd (Requiem) - Herbert Howells
Organ: Psalm-Prelude Set 1 No.1 - Herbert Howells

Monday 6th March 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Lady Chapel
Responses: Tallis
Magnificat sexti toni - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Psalms 32, 33, 34
Sicut cervus - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Antiphon: Ave Regina coelorum

Tuesday 7th March 2017

Perpetua, Felicity and companions, martyrs, 203

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Boys' Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Plainsong
Evening Service in E flat - Edward Bairstow
Psalm 34
Ex ore innocentium - John Ireland

Wednesday 8th March 2017

Edward King, bishop, 1910; Ember Day

Felix, bishop, 647; Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, priest, poet, 1929

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

Thursday 9th March 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.30am
Free Coffee Concert The Fb Pocket Orchestra
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Tomkins
Evening Service in E - Herbert Murrill
Psalms 47, 48, 49
Lord, let me know mine end - Maurice Greene
7.45pm
Lent Lecture Creation to Creation
Tickets Free
9.00pm
Compline (Men's Voices)
Te lucis (Festal tone) - Thomas Tallis
Nunc dimittis tertii toni á 4 - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Friday 10th March 2017

Ember Day

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Sanders
Evening Service in F - George Dyson
Psalms 53, 54, 55
Go down, Moses - Michael Tippett

Saturday 11th March 2017

Ember Day

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.00am
Guildford Preloved Vintage Kilo retro & vintage clothing sale
Tickets £1.50 (with a limited number of free entry tickets available) from Skiddle at
/www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Guildford/Guildford-Cathedral/Guildford-Preloved-Vintage-Kilo/12901514/
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 12th March 2017

Second Sunday of Lent

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Revd Mark Heather
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Introit: The Lent Prose - Plainsong
Hymns: 411, 496
Missa Brevis - William Walton
Psalm 121
Tantum ergo - Sydney Nicholson
Preacher: The Venerable Stuart Beake
President: Canon Julie Gittoes
Organ: Choral No.2 in B minor - César Franck
6.00pm
Evensong (sung jointly with Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
Responses: Tomkins
Hymns: 19, 480, 604
Evening Service in A flat - Basil Harwood
Psalm 135
Greater Love - John Ireland
Preacher: Canon Andrew Bishop

Monday 13th March 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Clucas
Magnificat octavi toni - Orlande de Lassus
Psalms 69, 70
Lord, thou hast been our refuge - Ernest Walker

Tuesday 14th March 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Howells
Evening Service in G minor - Henry Purcell
Psalms 73, 74
Hear my prayer - Henry Purcell

Wednesday 15th March 2017

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

Thursday 16th March 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Howells
Evening Service in E minor - Daniel Purcell
Psalms 82, 83, 84, 85
Remember not, Lord - Henry Purcell
7.45pm
Lent Lectures Creation to Creation
9.00pm
Compline (Men's Voices)
Te lucis - Paul Provost
Nunc dimittis tertii toni á 4 - Tomás Luis de Victoria

Friday 17th March 2017

Patrick, bishop, missionary, patron of Ireland, c.460

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Girls' Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Plainsong
Evening Service in G (trebles' voices) - Herbert Sumsion
Psalm 89
O sacrum convivium - Jean Baptiste Lallouette

Saturday 18th March 2017

Cyril, bishop, teacher of the faith, 386

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

Sunday 19th March 2017

Third Sunday of Lent

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Revd Mark Heather
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Introit: Plainsong - The Lent Prose
Hymns: 308, 455
Deutsche Liturgie - Felix Mendelssohn
Psalm 95
O salutaris hostia - Thomas Tallis
Preacher: Canon Julie Gittoes
President: The Dean
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Responses: Howells
Hymns: 547, 428
Benedicite in B flat - Herbert Sumsion
Psalm 46
Christus factus est - Anton Bruckner
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Morley
Hymns: 595, 510 (tune 122, 2nd tune), 545
Collegium Sancti Ioannis Cantabrigiense - Philip Moore
Psalm 132
Lo, the full, final sacrifice - Gerald Finzi
Preacher: The Dean

Monday 20th March 2017

Joseph of Nazareth

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Set 2 - Moore
The Second Service - Philip Moore
Psalms 1, 112
O quam gloriosum - Luca Marenzio

Tuesday 21st March 2017

Thomas Cranmer, archbishop, Reformation martyr, 1556

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Byrd
The Second Service - William Byrd
Psalm 106
Salvator mundi - John Blow

Wednesday 22nd March 2017

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

Thursday 23rd March 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Byrd
Evening Service in B flat - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalms 114, 115
For lo, I raise up - Charles Villiers Stanford
7.45pm
Lent Lectures Creation to Creation
Tickets Free
9.00pm
Compline (Men's Voices)
Te lucis (Ferial tone) - Thomas Tallis
Nunc dimittis tertii toni á 4 - Paul Provost

Friday 24th March 2017

Walter Hilton, mystic, 1396; Paul Couturier, priest, ecumenist, 1953; Oscar Romero, archbishop, martyr, 1980

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Clucas
The Fourth Service - Adrian Batten
Psalm 85
Ave Maria - Igor Stravinsky

Saturday 25th March 2017

Annunciation of Our Lord to The Blessed Virgin Mary

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Mothers' Union Lady Day Service
Nave Altar
12.00pm
Mothering Saturday Crafting
5.00pm
Evensong (sung by the Chorus of St Martin)
Quire
Responses: Radcliffe
Evening Service in E - Herbert Murrill
Psalms 131, 146
Totus tuus - Henryk Górecki

Sunday 26th March 2017

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Mothering Sunday

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Dean
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 253 (1st tune), 301, 530
Missa sine nomine - Lodovico Grossi da Viadana
Psalm 23
Christus factus est - Felice Anerio
Preacher: Canon Mavis Wilson
President: Canon Andrew Bishop
11.30am
Mattins (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
Responses: Ayleward
Hymns: 589 (1st tune), 565
Psalm 19
Verleih' uns Frieden - Felix Mendelssohn
6.00pm
Evensong (sung by the choir of St Martin's Church, Dorking)
Nave Altar
Responses: Rose
Hymns: 106, 469, 356
Evening Service in C - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 31: 1-16
Lord, let me know mine end - Maurice Greene
Preacher: The Revd Neil Vigers
Organ: Adagio in E - Frank Bridge

Monday 27th March 2017

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

Tuesday 28th March 2017

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

Wednesday 29th March 2017

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

Thursday 30th March 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
4.00pm
Refectory closed for a private event

The site will be closed to vehicular traffic between 4.45 pm and 5.30pm.
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
7.45pm
Lent Lecture Creation to Creation
Tickets Free

Friday 31st March 2017

John Donne, priest, poet, 1631

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