News & Press

Online Box Office

Guildford Cathedral is delighted to announce the launch of a new secure online box office. The box office can be accessed from the home page or the events page of this website. The first concert to use the new booking facility is the Surrey Festival Choir on Saturday 10 July. It is hoped that org…

Added Monday 7th June 2010

Through the day receives favourable reviews

Through the day - favourite anthems from Guildford Cathedral, recorded last year, has been receiving favourable reviews. This is a substantial programme, splendidly sung by Guildford Cathedral Choir, directed by either Katherine Dienes-Williams (boys and men or boys, girls and men) or the now d…

Added Thursday 13th May 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury's visit

On Tuesday 2 March 2010, the Archbishop of Canterbury, accompanied by the Bishop of Guildford, Christopher Hill, visited the Diocese of Guildford to focus on the life, ministry and mission within the Diocese. During his visit, he gave an address in the Cathedral on the role of Christ in a pluralis…

Added Thursday 4th March 2010

Movie debut for boy choristers

Guildford Cathedral's boy choristers made their movie debut in St Trinian's II - The Legend of Fritton's Gold, released in UK cinemas last Friday. The boys were involved in two days of filming on location at Charterhouse School back in the summer. They start by singing an angelic version of Pan…

Added Tuesday 22nd December 2009

Angel Doors a target of mindless vandalism

The famous Angel Doors at the West Front of Guildford Cathedral were subject to a mindless attack of vandalism last night (Tuesday evening). The vandals have also smashed the windows of the Diocesan Education Centre and the front doors of the Cathedral Refectory. The Cathedral is still open to…

Added Wednesday 2nd December 2009

Highly Commended

At the Tourism South East Awards Ceremony, held at the Wentworth Club on Thursday 22 October 2009, Guildford Cathedral received a “Highly Commended Award for the Small Visitor Attraction of the Year 2009”. Well done to all Staff and Volunteers who have contributed to this well des…

Added Tuesday 27th October 2009

Guildford in Vogue!

'Flowers in Fashion' part of the preview evening of Guildford Cathedral's Flower Gala on Wednesday 30 September has been featured in Vogue. Read the article by clicking on the link. This wedding dress has been created from 1500 stems of gypsophila. The Champagne Preview Evening is an exclu…

Added Thursday 20th August 2009

Flower Gala 2009

Preparations are well underway for Guildford Cathedral's Flower Gala 'A Feast for the Soul' at the beginning of October this year. We are delighted that over 300 enthusiastic flower arrangers from 68 churches in the Diocese are involved. Follow the links for details of the Preview Evening and ge…

Added Thursday 9th April 2009

Announcement of new Sub Organist

From Canon Nicholas ThistlethwaiteSub Dean and Precentor ANNOUNCEMENT Appointment of Sub Organist - September 2009 We are delighted to announce the appointment of a successor to David Davies as Sub Organist of Guildford Cathedral. He is Paul Provost, who is currently Assistant Director of Chap…

Added Tuesday 31st March 2009

Tony Harvey Cathedral Choral Scholar Award

The first recipient of this award is Guildford Cathedral Choral Scholar Gareth Edmunds. We are extremely grateful to The Friends of Cathedral Music for granting the award, which arose from specific instructions in Tony Harvey's will. A presentation was made by Tim Rogerson, Treasurer of the Frien…

Added Friday 30th January 2009