News & Press

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

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