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Cathedral on Facebook and Twitter

Are you a Facebook user? - If so you may like to keep up to date with all the latest on www.facebook.com/GuildfordCathedral. If you are not currently signed up for Facebook but are thinking about investigating the world of social media, click on the link and you will be asked to create an account …

Added Monday 1st July 2013

New Dean of Guildford

Her Majesty The Queen has approved the nomination of the Revd Canon Dianna Gwilliams to be appointed as the new Dean of Guildford. Dianna is currently vicar of St Barnabas, Dulwich, foundation chaplain of Alleyn’s College of God’s Gift, Dulwich and she has recently finished a…

Added Tuesday 30th April 2013

Guildford Cathedral Receives Grant of £30,000 for vital roof repairs

We are delighted to have been awarded a grant of £30,000 to carry out essential repairs to the South-East section of the cathedral’s roofs. The grant was awarded by the Cathedral Fabric Repair fund, which is a partnership between the Wolfson Foundation, The Pilgrim Trust and the Cathed…

Added Tuesday 12th February 2013

Organathon Report

Congratulations to our amazing team of organists, past and present, for completing 24 hours of non-stop organ playing in the Cathedral last weekend. The last night of the proms concert at the end with the Cathedral Choir was a superb and fitting end to the event. The music department would l…

Added Friday 5th October 2012

New Google map tours of the Cathedral

We have been visited by a photographer from Google Maps who has put together excellent interactive tours of both the inside and the outside of the Cathedral. Please click here to open the interactive tours page.

Added Friday 5th October 2012

New CD - The Organ of Guildford Cathedral

The Guildford Cathedral Music Development Foundation is delighted to announce the release of a new organ CD 'The Organ of Guildford Cathedral'. The long-awaited CD was recorded in 2009, the organists on the CD are Katherine Dienes-Williams and David Davies, and the cover design is taken from a …

Added Tuesday 11th September 2012

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