News Archive: 2012

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

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