News Archive: 2017

Stargazing Evening 20 Jan 2018

Star Gazing Evening Star Gazing Evening: Saturday 20 January, 6-9pm Join us at Guildford Cathedral as part of our Epiphany celebrations to explore the night sky.  This family friendly event is your chance to meet local enthusiasts from the Guildford Astronomical Society who will share their…

Added Monday 13th November 2017

God and the Big Bang 17th January 2018

God and The Big Bang 17th January 2018. 7PM An exciting event to get you thinking about and exploring the interaction of Science and Faith with interactive workshops. Join us and Professor Andrew Halestrap, Amy Johnson and Hannah Malcolm for a thought provoking evening. For more information co…

Added Monday 13th November 2017

Creative Christmas Workshops

Creative Christmas Join us in one of our exclusive workshops and discover your creative talents. All Workshops have limited spaces All Proceeds from these workshops have been generously donated to the Cathedral Soap Making Taster Workshop Friday 17th November 2017 Come join us and Faith …

Added Monday 13th November 2017

Messiah

16th December 2017 Guildford Cathedral Choir and the orchestra of Southern Pro Musica combine to present George Frederic Handel’s most loved and best known oratorio ‘Messiah’ in the stunning new acoustics of Guildford Cathedral. Featuring soloists Claire Seaton (Sopra…

Added Tuesday 7th November 2017

A Week of Guided Prayer

Sunday 26 November to Friday 1 December Closing date for applications extended to 1 November An opportunity to grow in love for God accompanied by a trained and experienced prayer guide, using scripture, personal reflection, pictures and imagination. All are welcome! Wherever you are on your sp…

Added Thursday 12th October 2017

Reformation 500 Study Day

Reformation 500 Study Day Wednesday 8 November  All are welcome, admission is free. As part of our celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation we welcome respected speaker, author and historian, Derek Wilson.  Derek will lead our study day on the historical…

Added Wednesday 26th July 2017

GraveTalk

GraveTalk : Sunday 1 October 2017, 4pm, prior to Evensong at 6pm We are not good at talking about death, dying and funerals but is it something that we all have to face.  A new initiative at Guildford Cathedral will provide a café space for people, from across the Diocese, t…

Added Sunday 23rd July 2017

Violin Recital

Coffee Concert: Violin Recital Thursday 14 September, 11.15 - 12 noon Following the extensive works which have taken place in the Cathedral, our new series of Coffee Concerts returns to the magnificent Nave.  The concerts are informal and open to everyone.  We start our autumn season w…

Added Thursday 20th July 2017

New Cathedral Tower Tours

Guildford Cathedral will be welcoming visitors to explore its tunnel and its tower on Saturday 8 July as part of the Guildford Summer Festival at a special Open Day.   The Summer Celebration, to be opened by the Mayor, Councillor Nigel Manning, is a celebratory event to mark the progress…

Added Wednesday 5th July 2017

Girl choristers on Radio 4, Sunday 2 July

Guildford Cathedral girl choristers will be heard broadcast on Sunday morning 2 July on BBC Radio 4 at 8.10 a.m. as part of Sunday morning worship. The service itself focuses on ordination and features both reflections from ordinands and the Bishop of Dorking, Bishop Jo, as well as items from the …

Added Friday 30th June 2017

Coffee concert: Music for a Summer Morning

Free Coffee Concert: Music for a Summer Morning Guildford U3A Choirs Thursday 20 July, 11.15 - 12 noon The U3A Combined Guildford Choirs  welcome beginners as well as experienced singers.  Led by their conductor, John Varney, their repertoire includes songs from Musical Theatre,…

Added Thursday 18th May 2017

Coffee concert with Grange Park Opera

Guildford Cathedral is delighted to welcome Grange Park Opera to perform at the informal Coffee Concert on Thursday 22 June at 11.15am.  The concert will include a selection of songs from the stage and opera, performed by soprano, Rosie Clifford.  Rosie, a member of the chorus of Grange …

Added Tuesday 9th May 2017

Brian Stanley RIP

It is with great sadness that we have heard the news of the death of Brian Stanley. Brian died on Sunday following further surgery following his heart attack some weeks ago. In his time as Caper & Berry’s manager of the Cathedral Refectory Brian made a real impression with hi…

Added Tuesday 9th May 2017

Half term free activity day

Wednesday 31 May, 11am - 3pm We're celebrating the nearing completion of our building works at The People's Cathedral with a fun filled round of activities for children.  Come along to help build and decorate a 12 m long cardboard cathedral with artist Lindsey Southworth in our spacious…

Added Wednesday 26th April 2017

Summer Art Exhibitions

The People’s Cathedral project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has enabled the Cathedral to engage two artists in residence to explore different aspects of this stunning building.  As the project draws to a close, we would like to invite our supporters to enjoy the results of thei…

Added Wednesday 5th April 2017

Cathedral Treasury Study Day

24th May 2017 Spend a fascinating day with curators from some of the finest Cathedral Treasuries in the country, exploring their remarkable collections.  This unique day offers four illustrated talks, telling the stories of people, parishes and national  history, through the treasure he…

Added Wednesday 5th April 2017

Guildford Rock Choir Coffee Concert

We are delighted to welcome back the Guildford, Godalming and Farnham Rock Choir to the Marquee at Guildford Cathedral on Thursday 18 May at 11.15am to provide a morning of uplifting music, with FREE coffee served from 10.30am.  This is one of a series of free Coffee …

Added Thursday 30th March 2017

Spring Family Days in April

Come up to The People's Cathedral on Saturday 29th April: 11am - 3pm  Spring Family Fun Day Spring into action with Guildford Cathedral’s Family Fun Day, a FREE activity-packed day for families to enjoy. We’re celebrating Spring and all things new with a fun-filled ro…

Added Thursday 30th March 2017

Summer Celebration at the Cathedral: Saturday 8 July

Saturday 8 July, 11am - 3.30pm A fun packed activity day to celebrate the approaching completion of the major improvement works at Guildford Cathedral.  Come and see how the building has been transformed and how this was achieved.  With free family crafting fun, free face painting, free…

Added Thursday 30th March 2017

Heritage Talks@Two

Thursday 27 April, 2pm : Sir Edward and Lady Maufe Thursday 4 May, 2pm :   Alan Turing: Guildford's Best Kept Secret Join us for a mini series to explore the lives of eminent innovators of the twentieth century, who have played a significant role in shaping todays world. Thu…

Added Thursday 23rd March 2017

Talk@Two: Sir Edward and Lady Maufe

Thursday 27 April, 2pm - 3.30pm Join us for a unique and personal view of the story of "The People's Cathedral and the couple that created it", delivered by authoress,Juliet Dunmur, grand-daughter of Sir Edward Maufe, architect, and Lady Maufe, textile expert.  Together they created an iconi…

Added Thursday 16th March 2017

Coffee Concert: Cello Recital

All are welcome to our informal morning coffee concert on Thursday 20 April, 11.15- 12 noon, with free coffee served from 10.30am SOLO CELLO SUITES Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750): Suite No. 3 in C major for Solo Cello (BWV 1009) - Prélude - Allemande - Courante - Sarabande - Bou…

Added Tuesday 14th March 2017

vote for most popular uk cathedral

Vote for Guildford Cathedral! Guildford Cathedral is delighted to have been shortlisted in a public vote to find the UK’s most popular Cathedral and they want your vote!  The UK’s cathedrals are wonders of architecture and sanctuaries of peace. They hold fascinating treasures and…

Added Wednesday 8th March 2017

Lent at Guildford Cathedral

Things happening at Guildford Cathedral in Lent Lent is a season of significance for all Christians. At Guildford Cathedral it is a time for gathering to learn, reflect and worship as we journey towards Holy Week and Easter –itself a time of celebration, new life and hope. Whatever you deci…

Added Thursday 23rd February 2017

Mothering Saturday Crafting Event

For many years, hundreds of Mothers’ Union members have come together from across the Diocese for a service to celebrate Lady Day on Saturday 25th March.  This year this much loved tradition will be continued but a new outreach initiative is also planned to mark Mothering weekend, so co…

Added Tuesday 21st February 2017

Heritage Talks@Two

Out of Sight, Out of Mind  The History of Mental Health Care in Surrey 1770 - c.1990 New venue: The Lady Chapel at Guildford Cathedral  Thursday 2 March 2017, 2pm Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, has said that it is time to end the culture of “keep quiet and carry on&rdqu…

Added Wednesday 8th February 2017

Coffee concert : The FB Pocket Orchestra

Thursday 9 March 2017 Join us for an uplifting morning of joyful dance and ragtime music from the 1920s and 1930s, performed by the very talented local "The FB Pocket Orchestra". Free concert 11.15am - 12 noon Free coffee served from 10.30am Accessible and informal concert, all welcome. Conta…

Added Wednesday 8th February 2017

Lent Lectures

Lent 2017 From Creation to New Creation This year’s Lent series will explore the biblical vision of creation and new creation within our life of worship and witness. God’s creative activity shapes our imagination, activity and identity. It effects how we live responsibly in caring fo…

Added Wednesday 8th February 2017

Coffee Concert: Singing Diana

Thursday 9 February, 11.15am - 12 noon Free informal concert , with free coffee served from 10.30am Everyone is invited to our Coffee Concert, the first in our 2017 season.  We are delighted to welcome Diana North, soprano, who will perform a varied programme of music on the theme of l…

Added Wednesday 25th January 2017