Art Exhibitions

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The Cathedral's simple and peaceful interior provides an inspiring setting for our programme of art exhibitions. 


Standing In The Light by Kan Kan Collective

24th May until 21st June 2018

Eighteen visual artists and alumnae from UCA Farnham are set to open the vibrant exhibition, Standing in the Light, here at Guildford Cathedral on Thursday 24 May.

The group, known as the KanKan Collective, has specialisms in large-scale installations using sculpture, light and sound. The exhibition, which is set to run until Wednesday 20 June, features miniature to large-scale works in sculpture, glass, installations, paintings, textiles, photography and poetry.

Mary Branson, Artist in Residence at the Houses of Parliament and a UCA Farnham alumna, opened the exhibition at its launch event on Thursday 24 May. She said: “I’m delighted to open Standing in the Light.KanKan’s work is exciting, diverse and an illuminating mix of ideas and influences that respond to the light-filled space of the cathedral.”



Before visiting please check the forthcoming events to ensure the Cathedral is available. Free Admission.


Exhibitions range from paintings, photographs and sculpture by local artists to topical national exhibitions. If you would like to investigate the possibility of holding an exhibition in the Cathedral please contact

The Revd Canon Dr Julie Gittoes at or 01483 547863.

Please see

  • Application Form here
  • Covering Letter and Notes for Completing Form
  • Floor Plan of Cathedral 
  • Details of our in house Panelock Gallery System 100 here