News & Press

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

Canon Thistlethwaite on Henry Willis organs

Canon Nicholas Thistlethwaite, Sub Dean, spoke about Henry Willis organs in ‘Loud Organs His Glory’ on BBC Radio 4 last Tuesday. Click here to listen again on iplayer.

Added Thursday 7th April 2011

Appointment of Residentiary Canon and Anglican Chaplain to the University

  The Revd Andrew Bishop, Vicar of Old Basing, has been appointed to the post of Anglican Chaplain to the University of Surrey and Residentiary Canon of Guildford Cathedral. Andrew is a graduate of Leeds University who trained for ordination at St Stephen’s House, Oxford. He and Alice…

Added Friday 25th March 2011

Guildford Cathedral Shop

The new Cathedral Shop, which is an amalgamation the old Book and Gift Shops, was formally opened by the Dean, the Very Reverend Victor Stock, on Monday 10 January 2011. The new shop offers a range of books, liturgical goods and gifts; the Manager (Janice Cruse) and Assistant Manager (Carolyn D…

Added Wednesday 19th January 2011

New Canons for the Cathedral

The Bishop of Guildford has announced the appointment of six new Honorary Canons, to be installed at Cathedral Evensong on Sunday 21 November 2010 at 6.30pm. They are: The Revd Margaret Marsh - Priest in Charge, Walton on the Hill The Revd Richard Cook - Vicar, Goldsworth Park and Bishop's Adv…

Added Tuesday 14th September 2010

Jonathan Frost to be Bishop of Southampton

It was announced at 7.30 on Friday 30 July that The Revd Canon JonathanFrost is to become Bishop of Southampton. I am very happy indeed, as I know will be the whole of the Diocese of Guildford, to hear the announcement that Canon Jonathan Frost is to be the new Bishop of Southampton. Dioces…

Added Friday 13th August 2010

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