Events at Guildford Cathedral

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Please note that events are subject to change, especially those advertised more than a month in advance.

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Friday 1st June 2018

Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion (Visitation of Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth)
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel

Saturday 2nd June 2018

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Healing Eucharist
Lady Chapel
9.30am
Guildford Preloved Vintage Kilo
Tickets coming soon from Preloved Vintage Kilo (details to follow)
The Cathedral Nave will be closed to visitors unless attending the Vintage Fair (entry charge applies). The Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door at the far end of the car park).
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 3rd June 2018

First Sunday after Trinity

Proper 4

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (BCP)
High Altar
Hymns: 398, 416 (i), 406 (omit v 5), 496
Missa sexti toni - Giovanni Croce
Psalm 81. 1-10
O hearken thou - Edward Elgar
Preacher: The Very Revd Dianna Gwilliams
President: The Revd Canon Paul Smith
Organ: Fugue in Eb (BWV 552.ii) - Johann Sebastian Bach
11.30am
Mattins
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Hymns: 434 (ii), 604
Te Deum in G - Herbert Sumsion
Psalms 28, 32
Expectans, expectavi - Charles Wood
Organ: Offertoire sur les grans jeux (Messe pour les Couvents) - Francois Couperin
3.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00; on the door (cash preferred); no longer available from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
6.00pm
Evensong (sung by the Cathedral Choir, together with Holy Trinity Church choir)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Hymns: 379, 424 (omit *), 626
Evening service in D - George Dyson
Psalm 35. 1-10
O thou the central orb - Charles Wood
Preacher: The Revd Neil Vigers
Organ: Marche Heroique - Herbert Brewer

Monday 4th June 2018

Petroc, Abbot, 6th century

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Lady Chapel
Responses: Jackson
Magnificat (Quinti toni) - Cristóbal de Morales
Nunc dimittis (Quinti toni) - Plainsong
O how amiable are thy dwellings - Thomas Tomkins
Antiphon: Salve regina (tonus simplex) - plainsong

Tuesday 5th June 2018

Boniface (Wynfrith), Bishop, Martyr, 754

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Byrd
Truro service - Gabriel Jackson
Teach me O Lord - William Byrd

Wednesday 6th June 2018

Ini Kopuria, founder of the Meanesian Brotherhood, 1945

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 7th June 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Byrd
Evening service in A minor - Thomas Tertius Noble
Long since in Egypt's plenteous land (Judith) - Charles Hubert Hastings Parry

Friday 8th June 2018

Thomas Ken, Bishop, Nonjuror, Hymn writer, 1711

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Evening service in D - Herbert Brewer
Ave maris stella - Edward Greig

Saturday 9th June 2018

Columba, Abbot, Missionary, 597

Ephrem, Deacon, Hymn writer, Teacher of the faith, 373

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.30am
Fundraising Abseil - CSSEF

No access to Tower except for abseilers
5.00pm
Evensong (sung by the Onslow Singers)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Sumsion
Hymns: 466
Evening service in G - Charles Villiers Stanford
I was glad - Charles Hubert Hastings Parry

Sunday 10th June 2018

Second Sunday after Trinity

Proper 5

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 368, 253 (i), 543 (i)
Missa brevis in D (KV 194) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Psalm 130
Love bade me welcome (Five mystical songs) - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Preacher: The Venerable Stuart Beake
President: The Revd Canon Julie Gittoes
Organ: Hymne d'actions de graces: Te Deum (Op. 5, No 3) - Jean Langlais
3.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 - on the door (cash appreciated, correct change please); no longer available from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Byrd
Hymns: 421, 498, 430
Evening service Sancti Ioannis Cantabrigiense - Michael Tippett
Psalms 1, 15
Laetabitur iustus - Nikolaj Zielenski
Preacher: The Revd Canon Andrew Bishop
Organ: Nun danket all Gott (BWV 657) - Johann Sebastian Bach

Monday 11th June 2018

Barnabas the Apostle

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Eucharist
High Altar
Hymns: 230, NEH 167 (585)
Messe Cum iubilo - Maurice Duruflé
Psalm 112
President: The Revd Canon Julie Gittoes
Organ: Placare Christe servulis (Le Tombeau de Titelouze, Op. 38) - Marcel Dupré

Tuesday 12th June 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Wednesday 13th June 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
12.00pm
Young Enterprise Awards - South East Region Finals

The Cathedral Nave will be closed to visitors unless attending the Young Enterprise (SE) Regional Finals (invited guests only). The Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door or St Ursula's Porch) - Library open as usual.
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 14th June 2018

Richard Baxter, Puritan divine, 1691

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Friday 15th June 2018

Evelyn Underhill, Spiritual writer, 1941

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave

Saturday 16th June 2018

Richard, Bishop, 1253

Joseph Butler, bishop, Philosopher, 1752

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.00pm
Pre-concert dining in Seasons Café & Kitchen
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
7.30pm
Guildford Choral Society concert - Belshazzar's Feast
Tickets from Guildford Choral Society (details to be released shortly).

Sunday 17th June 2018

Third Sunday after Trinity

Proper 6

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
3.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar

Monday 18th June 2018

Bernard Mizeki, Martyr, 1896

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Cleobury
Evening service in G - Herbert Sumsion
Let us now laud and magnify - William Mundy

Tuesday 19th June 2018

Sundar Singh, Sadhu (holy man), Evangelist, Teacher of the faith, 1929

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Evening service in g - Henry Purcell
Exsultate Deo - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Wednesday 20th June 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 21st June 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Guided Tour
Tickets £4.00
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Fauxbourdons Evening service - Thomas Tallis
O salutaris hostia - Thomas Tallis

Friday 22nd June 2018

Alban, First Martyr of Britain, c. 250

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Ebdon
Evening service in a - William Harris
Iustorum animae - Charles Villiers Stanford

Saturday 23rd June 2018

Etheldreda, Abbess, c. 678

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
3.00pm
Handbell Festival Service (Handbell Ringers of Great Britain - South East Region)
Cathedral Nave
5.00pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel

Sunday 24th June 2018

Birth of John the Baptist

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Mass in G (D. 167) - Franz Schubert
Psalm 85.7-end
O salutaris hostia - Edward Elgar
Preacher: The Revd Canon Dr Julie Gittoes
Organ: Ut queant laxis - Naji Hakim
11.30am
Mattins (for Surrey Joint Services)
Nave Altar
Responses: Rose
Jubilate Deo (Collegium Regale) - Herbert Howells
Psalm 149
My soul there is a country - Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
Organ: Allegro moderato (Sonata in G, Op. 28) - Edward Elgar
3.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
6.00pm
Evensong at Worplesdon Parish Church (sung by the Cathedral Choir)
6.00pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: plainsong
Evening service in G - Herbert Sumsion
Psalms 80, 82
Ut queant laxis - Claudio Monteverdi
Preacher: Sarah Tapp
Organ: Adagio (Symphony No 3) - Louis Vierne

Monday 25th June 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Menís Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Millington
Magnificat (Secundi toni) - Orlando de Lassus
Nunc Dimittis (Tone II) - plainsong
Notre Père - Maurice Duruflé

Tuesday 26th June 2018

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Smith
Evening service in b - Herbert Howells
Almighty and everlasting God - Orlando Gibbons

Wednesday 27th June 2018

Ember Day

Cyril, Bishop, Teacher of the faith, 444

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 28th June 2018

Irenaeus, Bishop, Teacher of the faith, 200

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
First Evensong of Peter and Paul, Apostles
Quire & Nave
Responses: Smith
Fifth Evening service - Thomas Tomkins
Psalms 66, 67
Tu es Petrus - Maurice Duruflé

Friday 29th June 2018

Peter and Paul, Apostles

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evensong
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Eucharist
High Altar
Missa Rorate coeli desuper (Hob XII: 3) - Joseph Haydn
Psalm 125
Tu es Petrus - Maurice Duruflé
Organ: Offertoire sur les grands jeux (Messe pour les Paroisses) - Francois Couperin

Saturday 30th June 2018

Ember Day

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
10.30am
Ordination of Priests
Nave Altar
Missa simplex - Katherine Dienes-Williams
Psalm 34. 1-10
A song of wisdom - Charles Villiers Stanford
Organ: Marche Pontificale (Symphonie No 1) - Charles Marie Widor
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel