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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Monday 1st May 2017

Philip and James, Apostles

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalm 149

Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Athanasius, bishop, teacher of the faith, 373

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Tomkins
The Short Service - Thomas Weelkes
Psalms 12, 13, 14
How lovely are the messengers - Felix Mendelssohn

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

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

Thursday 4th May 2017

English saints and martyrs of the Reformation Era

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
2.00pm
Spring Talks at Two Alan Turing: Guildford's Best Kept Secret
Tickets Free
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Tomkins
Evening Service in C - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalms 22, 23
My soul, there is a country - Charles Hubert Hastings Parry

Friday 5th May 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Moore
Evening Service in B flat - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalms 27, 28, 29
Since by man came death (Messiah) - George Frideric Handel
6.30pm
Sunset Cinema - Mamma Mia
Tickets - £13.50 from the Sunset Cinema Box Office
/thelittleboxoffice.com/sunsetcinema

Saturday 6th May 2017

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Healing Eucharist
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
6.30pm
Sunset Cinema - Pretty Woman
Tickets - £13.50 from the Sunset Cinema Box Office
/thelittleboxoffice.com/sunsetcinema

Sunday 7th May 2017

Fourth Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Queenź’s Chapel
President: The Dean
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (BCP)
High Altar
Hymns: 145, 158, 138, 148
Missa sexti toni - Giovanni Croce
Psalm 23
The Lord is my shepherd - Lennox Berkeley
Preacher: The Revd Neil Vigers
President: The Dean
Organ: Fête - Jean Langlais
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Responses: Tomkins
Hymns: 147, 150
Te Deum 'Collegium Regale' - Herbert Howells
Psalm 106: 6-24
Now the green blade riseth - arr. Andrew Lumsden
Organ: Ciacona in C Minor - Dietrich Buxtehude
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Moore
Hymns: 156 (tune 362), 369, 628
Evening Service in G - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 29: 1-10
Hail, gladdening light - Charles Wood
Preacher: Canon Andrew Bishop
Organ: Stanford in G

Monday 8th May 2017

Julian of Norwich, spiritual writer, c.1417

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Magnificat secundi toni - Phillipe de Monte
Psalms 41, 42, 43
O quam gloriosum - Luca Marenzio

Tuesday 9th May 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Radcliffe
Evening Service in G - Herbert Sumsion
Psalms 47, 48, 49
We wait for thy loving kindness - William McKie

Wednesday 10th May 2017

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

Thursday 11th May 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Radcliffe
Fauxbourdons - Thomas Tallis
Psalms 59, 60, 61
Abendlied - Josef Rheinberger
6.00pm
Young Enterprise Awards Surrey County Finals

Friday 12th May 2017

Gregory Dix, priest, monk, scholar, 1952

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
The Sixth Service - Thomas Weelkes
Psalms 65, 66, 67
My beloved spake - Henry Purcell
7.00pm
Guildford Wine Festival
Tickets priced from £10.00 (age restrictions apply) from the Vantage Point Events website
vantagepointevents.co.uk

Saturday 13th May 2017

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
12.00pm
Guildford Wine Festival
Tickets priced from £10.00 (age restrictions apply) from the Vantage Point Events website
vantagepointevents.co.uk
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
7.00pm
Guildford Wine Festival
Tickets priced from £10.00 (age restrictions apply) from the Vantage Point Events website
vantagepointevents.co.uk

Sunday 14th May 2017

Fifth Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: Canon Andrew Bishop
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 150,141(ii), 160
Messe d'escalquens - Jean Langlais
Psalm 31: 1-5
Cibavit eos - William Byrd
Preacher: Mrs Susan Barry
President: The Venerable Stuart Beake
Organ: Répons pour le temps du Pâques - Jeanne Demessieux
6.00pm
Evensong sung jointly with the choirs of Holy Trinity Church, at Holy Trinity
Holy Trinity Church
Responses: Rose
Hymns: 207, 372, 143 (i)
Evening Service in A - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 114
Blessed be the God and father - Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Monday 15th May 2017

Matthias the Apostle

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rutter
Evening Service in G - Herbert Sumsion
Psalm 80
O how amiable are thy dwellings - Thomas Tomkins

Tuesday 16th May 2017

Caroline Chisholm, social reformer, 1877

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Smith
Evening Service in A minor - Thomas Tertius Noble
Psalms 82, 83, 84, 85
How lovely are thy dwellings fair - Johannes Brahms

Wednesday 17th May 2017

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

Thursday 18th May 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.15am
Free Coffee Concert The Guildford Rock Choir
5.30pm
Consecration Anniversary Eucharist
High Altar
Introit: Locus iste - Anton Bruckner
Missa Brevis - Grayston Ives
6.15pm
Art Exhibition Preview Meet the Artist in Residence

Friday 19th May 2017

Dunstan, archbishop, monastic reformer, 988

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Ebdon
Evening Service in D minor - Thomas Attwood Walmisley
Psalms 98, 99, 100, 101
The Holy Spirit - Philip Moore

Saturday 20th May 2017

Alcuin, deacon, abbot, 804

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

Sunday 21st May 2017

Sixth Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: Canon Julie Gittoes
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 148, 143 (i), 628
Krönungsmesse - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Psalm 66: 7-18
Vinea mea electa - Francis Poulenc
Preacher: The Dean
President: Canon Andrew Bishop
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Responses: Smith
Hymns: 148, 157
Te Deum in G - Herbert Sumsion
Psalm 73: 20-27
A New Song - James Macmillan
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Ebdon
Hymns: 161, 150, 502
The Jesus service - William Mathias
Psalm 36: 5-10
Faire is the heaven - William Harris
Preacher: Canon Mavis Wilson
Organ: Hymne d’actions de grâces: "Te Deum" - Jean Langlais

Monday 22nd May 2017

Rogation Day

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Woodside
Evening Service in D - Clement McWilliam
Psalm 104: 21-30
Rejoice in the Lord alway - Anonymous

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Rogation Day

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Byrd
Evening Service in F - George Dyson
Psalm 107: 1-9
O sing joyfully - Adrian Batten

Wednesday 24th May 2017

Rogation Day; John and Charles Wesley, evangelists, hymn writers, 1791 and 1788

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.15am
Cathedral Treasury Study Day
Tickets Free
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalms 15, 24

Thursday 25th May 2017

Ascension Day

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
7.00pm
Ascension Day Eucharist
High Altar
Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo - Joseph Haydn
God is gone up - Gerald Finzi
Coelos ascendit hodie - Charles Villiers Stanford

Friday 26th May 2017

Augustine, archbishop, 605

John Calvin, reformer, 1564; Philip Neri, founder of the Oratorians, spiritual guide, 1595

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Ebdon
The Short Service - William Byrd
Psalm 119: 145-176
Justorum animae - Charles Villiers Stanford

Saturday 27th May 2017

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/12940182/
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 28th May 2017

Seventh Sunday of Easter

Sunday after Ascension Day

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Reverend Neil Vigers
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 172, 278, 163
Psalm 68: 1-10
Preacher: Canon Andrew Bishop
President: Canon Julie Gittoes
11.30am
Mattins (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
168, 172
Psalm 104: 24-35
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Psalm 47
Preacher: The Revd Neil Vigers

Monday 29th May 2017

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

Tuesday 30th May 2017

Josephine Butler, social reformer, 1906

Joan of Arc, visionary, 1431; Apolo Kivebulaya, priest, evangelist, 1933

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalm 45

Wednesday 31st May 2017

Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Half term activity day Build the People's Cathedral
Tickets Admission free
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalms 122, 127, 128