Events at Guildford Cathedral

See also Art Exhibitions

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

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Wednesday 1st May 2019

Philip and James, Apostles

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.00am
Cathedral Tots
Cathedral Nave
5.30pm
Choral Eucharist for Philip and James (Stag Montem Chorem Choir)
Quire and Nave
Communion in C - John Ireland
Organ: Hymne d'actions de graces "Te deum" - Jean Langlais

Thursday 2nd May 2019

Athanasius, bishop, teacher of the faith, 373

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

Friday 3rd May 2019

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Joint with Charterhouse Chamber Choir)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Evening service in D - George Dyson
Organ: My beloved spake - Henry Purcell

Saturday 4th May 2019

English saints and martyrs of the Reformation Era

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Healing Eucharist
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 5th May 2019

3rd Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Queen’s Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (BCP)
High Altar
Preacher: The Revd Canon Paul Smith
11.30am
Mattins
Nave Altar
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Preacher: The Dean

Monday 6th May 2019

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel

Tuesday 7th May 2019

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

Wednesday 8th May 2019

Julian of Norwich, spiritual writer, c. 1417

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

Thursday 9th May 2019

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Smith
Evening Service in B minor - Herbert Howells
Organ: Surgens Jesus - Peter Philips

Friday 10th May 2019

8.00am
Cathedral Nave closed all day event preparation

The Cathedral Nave will be closed to visitors all day. The Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door at the far end of the car park).
8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Clucas
Evening service in G minor - Edward Bairstow
Organ: Dum transisset Sabbatum - John Tavener

Saturday 11th May 2019

8.00am
Cathedral Nave closed all day - event preparation

The Cathedral Nave will be closed to visitors all day. The Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door at the far end of the car park).
8.00am
Seasons closed all day - event preparation

Seasons is closed all day.
8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 12th May 2019

4th Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 466, 278, 538
Messe Solonelle - Jean Langlais
Psalm 23
O sacrum convivium - Oliver Messiaen
Preacher: Canon Julie Gittoes
Organ: Final (Symphony no. 1) - Louis Vierne
11.30am
Informal Boy Chorister concert
Tickets - Free of charge however donations are welcome
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Responses: Leighton
Introit: All wisdom cometh from the Lord - Philip Moore
Hymns: 64, 516, 160
Gloucester Evening Service - Herbert Howells
Psalms 113, 114
Lo, the full final sacrifice - Gerald Finzi
Preacher: Canon Julie Gittoes
Organ: Te Deum - Jeanne Demessieux

Monday 13th May 2019

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (First Evensong of Mattias Apostle | Men's voices)
Quire & Nave
Evening service in D - Clement McWilliam
Organ: Ego sum panis vivus - Grayston Ives

Tuesday 14th May 2019

Matthias the Apostle

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Choral Eucharist for Mathias Apostle
Quire & Nave
Hymns: 217, 386
Missa Brevis in C (K Spatzenmesse) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Now the green blade riseth - traditional arr. by Andrew Lumsden
Organ: Toccata Tertia - Georg Muffat

Wednesday 15th May 2019

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

Thursday 16th May 2019

Caroline Chisholm, social reformer, 1877

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Smith
Evening Service in B flat minor - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 24
Organ: O for a closer walk with God - Charles Villiers Stanford

Friday 17th May 2019

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Anniversary Eucharist (Consecration of Guildford Cathedral)
Quire & Nave
Introit: Locus iste - Anton Bruckner
Missa brevis - William Walton
How lovely are thy dwellings fair - Johannes Brahms
Organ: Allegro assai vivace (Sonata No 1) - Felix Mendelssohn

Saturday 18th May 2019

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
7.30pm
CANCELLED - Raise Your Voices (a Church Urban Fund concert) - it is with regret that Church Urban Fund has made the decision to cancel this concert
Tickets no longer available from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office

Sunday 19th May 2019

5th Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 157, 166, 612
Mass in G minor - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Psalm 148
Surrexit pastor bonus - Tomas Luis de Vittoria
Preacher: The Revd Canon Dr Paul Simith
Organ: Prelude in C major (BWV 547) - Johann Sebastian Bach
11.30am
Cathedral Community Summer Meeting
6.00pm
Evensong (visiting choir)
Nave Altar
Responses: Peter Smith
Hymns: 140,600,200
Evening Service Collegium regale - Herbert Howells
Psalm 98
Dum tranisset Sabbatum - John Tavener
Preacher: The Revd Canon Mavis Wilson
Organ: Adagio Symphony no. 3 - Louis Vierne

Monday 20th May 2019

Alcuin, deacon,abbot, 804

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

Tuesday 21st May 2019

Helena, protector of the Holy Places, 330

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

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

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

Thursday 23rd May 2019

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

Friday 24th May 2019

John and Charles Wesley, evangelists, hymn writers, 1791 and 1788

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

Saturday 25th May 2019

The Venerable Bede, monk, scholar,historian, 735

Aldheim, bishop, 709

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evening Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 26th May 2019

6th Sunday of Easter

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
11.30am
Agricultural Service
Nave Altar
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar

Monday 27th May 2019

Rogation Day

8.00am
Seasons closed all day - Bank Holiday

Both the Cathedral Shop and Seasons will be closed today.
8.00am
Cathedral Shop Closed - Bank Holiday
8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Men’s Voices)
Quire & Nave

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Rogation Day

Lanfranc, monk, archbishop, scholar, 1089

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

Wednesday 29th May 2019

Rogation Day

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

Thursday 30th May 2019

Ascension Day

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
2.00pm
Ascension Day Tower Tour - a one-off tour for this special day in the Church's year
Tickets (limited availability) - £5.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
7.00pm
Ascension Day Eucharist (eucharist)
Quire & Nave

Friday 31st May 2019

Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Choral Eucharist for Visit of Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth (visiting choir)
Quire & Nave