Events at Guildford Cathedral

See also Art Exhibitions Services

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

Saturday 6th December 2014

Cathedral closed to visitors all day

Nave closed from 1.30pm & Library closed all day
A Candlelit Christmas Concert With Russell Watson & Choir A Candlelit Christmas - UK Cathedral Tour
Christmas by Candlelight with Guildford Cathedral Choir at All Saints Parish Church, Odiham
Tickets £15 (unreserved) from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office

Saturday 20th December 2014

Guildford Choral Society Christmas Concert Handel's Messiah
Tickets priced between £10.00 and £25.00 from the Electric Theatre (01483 444789) or Guildford Choral Society Box Office (

Sunday 21st December 2014

Nine Lessons and Carols (sung by the Cathedral Choir)

Wednesday 24th December 2014

Children's Nativity Service
Midnight Eucharist
High Altar
Hymns: 63 (1st tune), 64, 67, 53
Missa Sancti Nicolai - Joseph Haydn
Gospel acclamation: Today Christ is born
God is with us - John Tavener
Softly - Will Todd
O magnum mysterium - Morten Lauridsen
Preacher: The Bishop of Dorking
Celebrant: The Dean
Organ: Final (Symphonie VI) - Louis Vierne

Thursday 25th December 2014

Cathedral Christmas Day Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 61 (omit v4), 73, 66, 76
Missa Brevis in D KV 194 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Gospel acclamation: Today Christ is born
The holly and the ivy - Matthew Owens
I saw three ships - arr. Mack Wilberg
Preacher: The Dean
Celebrant: The Bishop of Dorking
Organ: Vom Himmel hoch - Garth Edmundson
Nine Lessons and Carols (sung by the Cathedral Choir)