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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Saturday 1st April 2017

Frederick Denison Maurice, priest, teacher of the faith, 1872

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Healing Eucharist
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
7.30pm
Woking Choral Society Haydn's Creation
Tickets £22.00 (Front Nave) or £16.00 (Rear Nave), £5.00 (Students) from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office

Sunday 2nd April 2017

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Passion Sunday

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Queen’s Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (BCP)
High Altar
Hymns: 101, 499, 577
Communion Service - Merbecke
Psalm 130
Organ: Prelude and Fugue in E minor BWV 533 - J.S. Bach
11.30am
Mattins (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalm 86
6.00pm
Evening Prayer (BCP) said with hymns
Lady Chapel
Hymns: 362, 360, 125
Psalm 30
Organ: Erbarme dich mein, O Herre Gott BWV 521 - J.S. Bach

Monday 3rd April 2017

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

Tuesday 4th April 2017

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

Wednesday 5th April 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.00am
University of Surrey Higher Degree Ceremonies

The Cathedral will be closed to visitors all day. The Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door at the far end of the car park). Please note that the site will be closed to all vehicles between 9.00am and 5.00pm.
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 6th April 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.00am
University of Surrey Higher Degree Ceremonies

The Cathedral will be closed to visitors all day. The Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door at the far end of the car park). Please note that the site will be closed to all vehicles between 9.00am and 5.00pm.
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
7.45pm
Lent Lecture Creation to Creation
Tickets Free

Friday 7th April 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.00am
University of Surrey Higher Degree Ceremonies

The Cathedral will be closed to visitors all day. The Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door at the far end of the car park). Please note that the site will be closed to all vehicles between 9.00am and 5.00pm.
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Saturday 8th April 2017

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

Sunday 9th April 2017

Palm Sunday

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Revd Neil Vigers
10.30am
Palm Sunday Procession (Eucharist)
High Altar
Introit: Hosanna to the Son of David - Thomas Weelkes
Hymns: 128, 129, 112, 127
St Matthew Passion - Tomás Luis de Victoria
Mass in G minor - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Psalm 31.9-16
Ride on! - Grayston Ives
President: Canon Andrew Bishop
Organ: Valet will ich dir geben BWV 736 - Johann Sebastian Bach
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Byrd
Hymns: 129, 118, 120
Collegium Sancti Ioannis Cantabrigiense - Herbert Howells
Psalm 80
Ne irascaris - Civitas sancti tui - William Byrd
Preacher: The Venerable Stuart Beake
Organ: Crucifixion (Symphonie-Passion) - Marcel Dupré

Monday 10th April 2017

Monday of Holy Week

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

Tuesday 11th April 2017

Tuesday of Holy Week

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Byrd
Fauxbourdons - Thomas Tallis
Psalm 55: 12-23
Salvator mundi - Thomas Tallis

Wednesday 12th April 2017

Wednesday of Holy Week

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.00am
Journey towards Easter Free Family Event
Tickets Free Admission
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel
Psalm 88

Thursday 13th April 2017

Maundy Thursday

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Diocesan Chrism Eucharist with the Renewal of Vows and Blessing of Oils
Nave Altar
Missa simplex - Katherine Dienes-Williams
Ave verum corpus - Gabriel Fauré
Preacher: The Bishop of Guildford
President: The Bishop of Dorking
Organ: Toccata in D minor BWV 538 - Johann Sebastian Bach
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel
Psalm 39
7.00pm
Eucharist in Celebration of the Last Supper and the Watch
High Altar
Gloria: Missa Brevis - William Walton
Missa super "Mon coeur se recommande à vous" - Johannes Eccard
Psalm 116: 9-17
Mandatum anthems - Nicholas White
Ubi caritas - Maurice Duruflé
Tantum ergo - Fernand Laloux
Timor et tremor - Francis Poulenc
Preacher: Canon Julie Gittoes
President: Canon Julie Gittoes

Friday 14th April 2017

Good Friday

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
10.00am
The Way of the Cross (A short service especially suited to children and families)
Cathedral Nave
12.00pm
The Good Friday Addresses
Nave
1.30pm
The Good Friday Liturgy
High Altar
St John Passion - Paul Provost
Psalm 22: 1-11
The Reproaches - John Sanders
Wie liegt die Stadt - Rudolf Mauersberger
Preacher: The Bishop of Dorking
President: The Venerable Stuart Beake
5.30pm
Evensong (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Byrd
Hymns: 123
Fauxbourdons - Thomas Morley
Psalms 130, 143
Vere languores nostros - Tomás Luis de Victoria
7.30pm
Music and Readings for Good Friday
Nave

Saturday 15th April 2017

Easter Eve

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Cancelled : Celebration Suppers
Tickets are no longer available from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
5.00pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel
Psalm 116
8.00pm
Service of Light and Easter Liturgy with Confirmations
Nave Altar
Missa Simplex - Katherine Dienes-Williams
Easter Anthems - Brian Runnett
A song of wisdom - Charles Villiers Stanford
Preacher: The Bishop of Dorking
President: The Bishop of Guildford
Organ: Incantation pour un jour Saint - Jean Langlais

Sunday 16th April 2017

Easter day

7.00am
Churches Together in Guildford Sunrise Service
Ganges Cross
8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Dean
9.45am
The Eucharist of Easter Day
Nave Altar
Hymns: 149 (part 1 & doxology), 147, 138, 160
Messe Solennelle - Jean Langlais
Psalms 118: 1-2, 14-24
Christ rising again - William Byrd
Preacher: The Dean
President: The Bishop of Dorking
Organ: Te Deum - Jeanne Demessieux
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Responses: Howells
Hymns: 147, 159, 150
Te Deum in G - Herbert Sumsion
Psalm 114
My beloved spake - Patrick Hadley
Preacher: Canon Julie Gittoes
Organ: Prelude and Fugue in G BWV 541 - Johann Sebastian Bach
6.00pm
Solemn Evensong and Procession
Nave Altar
Responses: Moore
Hymns: 144, 137, 149 (parts 2, 3 & doxology)
Evening Service in A - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 66: 1-11
Ye choirs of new Jerusalem - Charles Villiers Stanford
Preacher: Canon Andrew Bishop
Organ: Final (Symphonie I) - Louis Vierne

Monday 17th April 2017

Monday of Easter Week

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

Tuesday 18th April 2017

Tuesday of Easter Week

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

Wednesday 19th April 2017

Wednesday of Easter Week

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

Thursday 20th April 2017

Thursday of Easter Week

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.30am
Free Coffee Concert A Cello Feast
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Friday 21st April 2017

Friday of Easter Week

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong with installation of the High Sheriff of Surrey (sung by Surrey Youth Choir)
Nave

Saturday 22nd April 2017

Saturday of Easter Week

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

Sunday 23rd April 2017

Second Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: Canon Julie Gittoes
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 137, 154 (omit vv 2 & 3), 157
Communion Service in F - Herbert Sumsion
Psalm 16
Regina coeli - Giovanni Croce
Preacher: Canon Julie Gittoes
President: The Dean
Organ: Toccata and Fugue in F (BuxWV 157) - Buxtehude
11.30am
Mattins (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
Responses: Ayleward
Hymns: 162, 145
Jubilate Deo in E - Philip Moore
Psalm 81: 1-10
Angelus Domini - Joseph Furmanik
Organ: Processional - William Mathias
3.00pm
Guildford East and West Scout District St.George’s Day service
Cathedral Nave
Preacher: Bishop Andrew Watson
6.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalms 111, 116

Monday 24th April 2017

George, martyr, patron of England, c.304

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Men’s Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Harris
Evening Service in E - Charles Wood
Psalms 3, 11
Laudibus in sanctis - William Byrd

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Mark the Evangelist

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
The Truro Service - Gabriel Jackson
Psalm 45
O quam gloriosum - Tomás Luis de Victoria

Wednesday 26th April 2017

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

Thursday 27th April 2017

Christina Rossetti, poet, 1894

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
2.00pm
Spring Talks at Two Sir Edward and Lady Maufe
Tickets Free
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Fauxbourdons (Set 1) - Healey Willan
Psalms 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
Alleluia! Now is the hour of darkness past - Daniel Pinkham

Friday 28th April 2017

Peter Chanel, missionary, martyr, 1841

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Clucas
Evening Service in D - Herbert Brewer
Psalms 136, 137, 138
As the apple tree - Robert Walker

Saturday 29th April 2017

Catherine of Siena, teacher of the faith, 1380

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Free Spring Family Fun Day New Beginnings
Tickets Free
5.00pm
Evensong (St Mary's Singers)
The Quire

Sunday 30th April 2017

third Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Revd Neil Vigers
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 148, 137, 612
Missa Brevis in D KV 194 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Psalm 116: 1-7
O sacrum convivium - Olivier Messiaen
Preacher: The Dean
President: Canon Andrew Bishop
Organ: Praeludium and Fugue in D (BuxWV 139) - Buxtehude
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Responses: Clucas
Hymns: 158, 161
Jubilate Deo - William Walton
Psalm 23
Rejoice in the Lord alway - Henry Purcell
Organ: Praeludium in E - Vincent Lübeck
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Rose
Hymns: 215, 153, 230
Evening Service in D - Charles Wood
Psalm 25
I was glad - Henry Purcell
Preacher: The Revd Neil Vigers
Organ: Allegro maestoso (Sonata in G) - Edward Elgar