News & Press

Farewell to the Dean

The Very Revd Victor Stock OAM retired as Dean of Guildford on Sunday 17 June 2012. A special 'Farewell to Victor' service of Choral Evensong and Thanksgiving for his Ministry was held at 3pm in the Cathedral. The Chapter and community of Guildford Cathedral extended a very warm welcome to Victor…

Added Monday 18th June 2012

Forty years on, the Dean in conversation with the Sub Dean

Sound tracks (MP3, listen or podcast) in 3 parts are now available in the sermons section of this website, of the Dean, in conversation with the Sub Dean, reflecting on (more than) forty years of ministry in the Church of England. A fascinating and entertaining evening of personal reminiscence, a…

Added Thursday 14th June 2012

Socially Responsible Guildford Cathedral installs a State of the Art DOC Defibrillator

Guildford Cathedral, which welcomes over 150,000 people a year to its services, concerts and other events, has joined the mission to deploy life-saving defibrillators in public places throughout the UK. On Thursday of this week, the Dean inaugurated the revolutionary DOC system defibrillator, th…

Added Friday 8th June 2012

Cathedral Stewards celebrate 50 years

The 50th anniversary of the founding of the Guild of Stewards of Guildford Cathedral was celebrated on Sunday 13 May 2012 with past and present members of the Guild attending the morning service at the Cathedral. This was followed by a lunch in the Cathedral Refectory. The Cathedral itself was …

Added Thursday 17th May 2012

New Residentiary Canon at Guildford Cathedral

We are delighted to announce the appointment of the Revd Dr Julie Gittoes as a residentiary canon at Guildford Cathedral. She will be installed at Choral Evensong on Sunday 6 May at 6.30 pm. Dr Gittoes is a graduate of Durham and Cambridge universities. She trained for ordination at Westcott Ho…

Added Thursday 19th April 2012

The Dean announces his retirement

After 10 years as Dean of Guildford and 43 years in full-time ministry, Victor will be retiring and returning to London to new excitements. Please join us for Victor’s final service on Sunday 17 June at 3.00 pm, followed by a farewell reception in the Cathedral.  Contributions toward…

Added Tuesday 3rd April 2012

Photographs of the Royal Visit

Here are a selection of photos from the visit of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 18 November 2011.

Added Friday 18th November 2011

The Queen to visit Guildford Cathedral’s Golden Jubilee Community event

Guildford Cathedral will welcome Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, to the Cathedral’s 50th Anniversary Community event on Friday November 18 – half a century since The Queen attended the Consecration of the Cathedral on Stag Hill in May 1961.  Ov…

Added Thursday 10th November 2011

Cathedral Administrator

Tony Lyddon retires after 10 years as Cathedral Administrator on Friday 5 August. We are delighted to announce that Chapter has appointed Tina Lambert (married name Grear), who will be joining us on 1 September. Tina comes to us from the Tutu Foundation UK as Chief Executive Officer, and before t…

Added Tuesday 26th July 2011

Fun at the Fair

A big ‘thank you’ to all who contributed in so many different ways to the Cathedral’s Jubilee Summer Fair on 11 June. A huge amount of work went into the planning and publicity masterminded by Faith Savage and the committee, who were assisted by dozens of volunteers. We were re…

Added Friday 17th June 2011