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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Sunday 1st October 2017

Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

Proper 21

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (BCP)
High Altar
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Psalms 125, 126, 127
4.00pm
GraveTalk Informal discussions on difficult topics
Tickets Free from No ticket required
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Psalm 124

Monday 2nd October 2017

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

Tuesday 3rd October 2017

George Bell, bishop, ecumenist, peacemaker, 1958

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

Wednesday 4th October 2017

Francis of Assisi, friar, deacon, 1226

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

Thursday 5th October 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.15am
Free Coffee Concert The Royal Grammar School, Guildford
Tickets Admission free
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Friday 6th October 2017

William Tyndale, translator, martyr, 1536

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
3.00pm
Surrey South Farnham SCITT Awards Ceremony

The Cathedral Nave will be closed to visitors unless they are attending the ceremony; the Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door at the far end of the car park).
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Saturday 7th October 2017

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Healing Eucharist
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
2.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
3.15pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
5.00pm
Choral Evensong (Guildford Cathedral Choir Association)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Hymns: 466
Evening Service in A - Charles Villiers Stanford
Light out of darkness - Edward Elgar
Organ: Final (Symphony No 1) - Louis Vierne

Sunday 8th October 2017

Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

Proper 22

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (Laying on of hands with anointing during the distribution of Holy Communion)
Nave Altar
Psalm 80: 8-16
12.00pm
Harvest Lunch in Seasons Café & Kitchen (previously The Refectory); booking now closed.
Tickets are no longer available from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Psalm 136

Monday 9th October 2017

Denys, bishop, and companions, martyrs, c.250; Robert Grosseteste, bishop, philosopher, scientist, 1253

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Paulinus, bishop, missionary, 644

Thomas Traherne, poet, spiritual writer, 1674

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

Wednesday 11th October 2017

Ethelburga, abbess, 675; James the Deacon, companion of Paulinus, 7th cent.

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

Thursday 12th October 2017

Wilfrid, bishop, missionary, 709

Elizabeth Fry, prison reformer, 1845; Edith Cavell, nurse, 1915

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Friday 13th October 2017

Edward the Confessor, king, 1066

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

Saturday 14th October 2017

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
2.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
3.15pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 15th October 2017

Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

Proper 23

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 426 (392), 448, 277
Missa brevis - Jonathan Dove
Psalm 23
Ave verum corpus - Colin Mawby
Preacher: The Venerable Stuart Beake
Organ: Praeludium in G Minor (BuxWV 149) - Dietrich Buxtehude
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
Responses: Moore
Hymns: 385, 401
Te Deum in A - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalms 138, 141
All we like sheep - Georg Frideric Handel
Organ: Pomp and Circumstance March No 4 in G - Edward Elgar
5.00pm
Evensong - Be a Chorister (Cathedral Choir and participants of Be a Chorister)
Nave Altar
Responses: Rose
Introit: An Evening Hymn - Paul Bryan
Hymns: 548
Magnificat - Owen Alstott
Nunc dimittis in D - Charles Wood
Psalm 100
The Lord is my shepherd - Howard Goodall
Organ: Toccata Symphony No 5 - Charles-Marie Widor

Monday 16th October 2017

Nicholas Ridley and Hugh Latimer, bishops, martyrs, 1555

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Evening Service Quinti toni - Cristóbal de Morales
O praise God in his holiness - Andrew Millington

Tuesday 17th October 2017

Ignatius, bishop, martyr, c.107

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Lloyd
Evening Service in Eb (No 2) - Charles Wood
Psalm 33
Strengthen ye the weak hands - William Harris

Wednesday 18th October 2017

Luke the Evangelist

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
12.00pm
Guildford Chapter, Society of Catholic Priests - Healing Eucharist (All welcome to attend)
Lady Chapel
Preacher: Mother Kathryn Twining SCP, Rector, Guildford Chapter, Society of Catholic Priests
5.30pm
Festal Eucharist of St Luke, the Evangelist (sung by the Cecilia Singers)
Quire & Nave
Mass in D Minor - Charles Herbert Kitson
Psalm 147. 1-7
Ubi Caritas - Ola Gjeilo
Organ: Theme with Variations - Henrik Andriessen

Thursday 19th October 2017

Henry Martyn, translator, missionary, 1812

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Lloyd
Short Evening Service - Orlando Gibbons
And with his stripes (Messiah) - Georg Frideric Handel

Friday 20th October 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Clucas
Short Evening Service - William Byrd
Media vita - Peter Philips
6.00pm
Oktoberfest Guildford
Tickets start at £10.00 from the Oktoberfest Guildford website
/www.oktoberfestguildford.co.uk/tickets/

Saturday 21st October 2017

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
12.00pm
Oktoberfest Guildford
Tickets start at £10.00 from the Oktoberfest Guildford website
/www.oktoberfestguildford.co.uk/tickets/
2.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
3.15pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
5.00pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel
6.00pm
Oktoberfest Guildford
Tickets start at £10.00 from the Oktoberfest Guildford website
/www.oktoberfestguildford.co.uk/tickets/

Sunday 22nd October 2017

Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

Proper 24

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 628, 309, 612
Missa brevis Sancti Ioannis de Deo - Joseph Haydn
Psalm 96: 1-9
Ave verum corpus - Edward Elgar
Preacher: The Very Revd Dianna Gwilliams
Organ: Prelude and Fugue in C (BWV 545) - Johann Sebastian Bach
11.30am
Morning Prayer
Lady Chapel
3.00pm
Evensong (Installation of The Reverend Dr Paul Smith as Canon Liturgist)
Nave Altar
Responses: Clucas
Hymns: NEH 246, CP 626, MP 315
Evening Service in G - Herbert Howells
Psalm 142
Thou O God art praised in Sion - Malcolm Boyle
Preacher: The Very Revd Dianna Gwilliams
Organ: Pièce héroïque - César Franck

Monday 23rd October 2017

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

Tuesday 24th October 2017

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

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Crispin and Crispinian, martyrs, c.287

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
7.30pm
Show of Hands - The Cathedrals Tour
Tickets - £29.50 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office

Thursday 26th October 2017

Alfred, king, scholar, 899

Cedd, abbot, bishop, 664

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Friday 27th October 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalms 124, 125, 126

Saturday 28th October 2017

Simon and Jude, Apostles

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
3.00pm
Handbell Festival Service (An opportunity to hear massed ringing from teams based in the South East as they celebrate HRGB's Golden Anniversary as the historic home of handbell ringing. The service will include music and readings reflecting an English flavour.)
Cathedral Nave
5.00pm
Eucharist (sung by Fidelis Chamber Choir)
Lady Chapel
Hymns: 229, 538
Mass for four voices - William Byrd
Psalm 119. 89-96
Christus factus est - Felice Anerio
Organ: Psalm 19 - Benedetto Marcello

Sunday 29th October 2017

Last Sunday after Trinity

Proper 25

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 490(i), 325(ii), 604
Missa Dixit Maria - Hans Leo Hassler
Psalm 119. 9-16
If ye love me - Thomas Tallis
Preacher: The Revd Canon Julie Gittoes
Organ: Prelude No 5 in G (Op. 101) - Charles Villiers Stanford
11.30am
Mattins (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
Responses: Barnard
Hymns: 6, 627 (227)
Te Deum in F - John Ireland
Psalm 119: 137-152
Expectans expectavi - Charles Wood
Organ: Toccata in Seven - John Rutter
6.00pm
Evensong (sung by the Choir of St Mary's Portsea)
Nave Altar
Responses: Ayleward
Hymns: 15, 571, 605 (416(ii))
Evening Service in D - Herbert Brewer
Psalm 119: 89-104
An Evening Hymn - Henry Balfour Gardiner
Preacher: The Revd Canon Julie Gittoes
Organ: Pièce d'orgue (BWV 572) - Johann Sebastian Bach

Monday 30th October 2017

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

Tuesday 31st October 2017

Martin Luther, reformer, 1546

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
First Evensong of All Saints' Day (Men's voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Woodside
Second Service - Philip Moore
Psalms 1, 5
View me, Lord - Richard Lloyd