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Events at Guildford Cathedral

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All services and events are included in the diary, except Art Exhibitions (see link above). Please note that events are subject to change, especially those advertised more than a month in advance.

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Friday 1st October 2021

Remigius, Bishop of Rheims, Apostle of the Franks, 533; Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of Shaftesbury, Social Reformer, 1885

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Ayleward
Third Evening service - Philip Moore
Salve Regina - Francis Poulenc

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Saturday 2nd October 2021

10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.00pm
Evensong (sung by Epsom Chamber Choir)
Quire
Responses: Smith
Second Evening service - Kenneth Leighton
Iustorum animae - Charles Villiers Stanford

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Sunday 3rd October 2021

The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Cathedral Nave
Hymns: 442 (278), 54, 496
Communion Service in G - Francis Jackson
Psalm 8
O salutaris hostia - Francis Jackson
Preacher: The Revd Canon Chris Hollingshurst
President: The Venerable Stuart Beake
Organ: Diversion for Mixtures - Francis Jackson

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
1.30pm
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
6.00pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Jackson
Hymns: 19, 475, 573
Evening Service in G - Francis Jackson
Psalms 125, 126
Benedicite in G - Francis Jackson
Preacher: The Revd Duncan Myers
Organ: Impromptu - Francis Jackson

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Monday 4th October 2021

Francis of Assisi, Friar, Deacon, Founder of the Friars Minor, 1226

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Jackson
Evening Service in D minor - Francis Jackson
Francis Jackson
Antiphon: Salve regina (simple tone) - Plainsong

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Tuesday 5th October 2021

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
8.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Tomkins
Short Evening Service - Orlando Gibbons
Almighty and everlasting God - Orlando Gibbons

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Wednesday 6th October 2021

William Tyndale, Translator of the Scriptures, Reformation Martyr, 1536

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
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9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
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10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Thursday 7th October 2021

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Tomkins
Evening Service in G minor - Henry Purcell
He trusted in God (Messiah) - George Frederic Handel

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Friday 8th October 2021

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Sanders
Evening Service in C - Bryan Kelly
The Lord gave the word (Messiah) - George Frederic Handel

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Saturday 9th October 2021

Denys, Bishop of Paris, and his Companions, Martyrs, c.250; Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, Philosopher, Scientist, 1253

10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Sunday 10th October 2021

The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Cathedral Nave
Hymns: 275, 253, 262, 270
Missa brevis in C, 'Spatzenmesse' (K.220) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ave verum corpus - Edward Elgar
Preacher: The Revd Canon Mavis Wilson
President: The Revd Duncan Myers
Organ: Fugue in B minor (BWV 544) - Johann Sebastian Bach

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
1.30pm
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
6.00pm
RSCM Area Choirs' Festival
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Plainsong
Introit: Look down, O Lord - William Byrd
Hymns: 558, 424 (omit *), 543 (i)
Evening Service in D - Charles Wood
Psalm 127
Purest and highest - Charles Villiers Stanford
Light of the world - Edward Elgar
Preacher: The Very Revd Dianna Gwilliams
Organ: Presto (comodo) (Sonata in G, Op. 28) - Edward Elgar

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Monday 11th October 2021

Ethelburga, Abbess of Barking, 675; James the Deacon, companion of Paulinus, 7th century

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Woodside
Magnificat (Quinti toni) - Cristóbal de Morales
Nunc dimittis (Quinti toni) - Plainsong
Holy is the true light - William Harris

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Tuesday 12th October 2021

Wilfrid of Ripon, Bishop, Missionary, 709

Elizabeth Fry, Prison Reformer, 1845; Edith Cavell, Nurse, 1915

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
8.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
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10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Smith
Evening Service in E minor - Daniel Purcell
Through the day thy love has spared us - Philip Moore

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Wednesday 13th October 2021

Edward the Confessor, King of England, 1066

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Thursday 14th October 2021

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Smith
Evening Service in F - Michael Wise
His yoke is easy (Messiah) - George Frederic Handel

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Friday 15th October 2021

Teresa of Avila, Teacher of the Faith, 1582

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Leighton
Evening Service in G - Edward Bairstow
Lift up your heads (Messiah) - George Frederic Handel

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Saturday 16th October 2021

Nicholas Ridley, Bishop of London, and Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester, Reformation Martyrs, 1555

10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
2.00pm
Cathedral Tower Tour
Tickets - £5 booking recommended from Cathedral Box Office or Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
5.00pm
Evensong (sung by New Gloriana Choir)
Quire
Responses: Clucas
Evening Service in G - Herbert Howells
Evening Hymn - Henry Balfour Gardiner
Organ: Gaudeamus - Sidney Campbell

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Sunday 17th October 2021

The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Cathedral Nave
Hymns: 546, 308, 628
Missa Mon coeur se recommande a vous - Johannes Eccard
Psalm 91. 9-end
Tantum ergo - Sydney Nicholson
Preacher: The Venerable Stuart Beake
President: The Revd Canon Chris Hollingshurst
Organ: Echo fantasia (Dorian) - Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
1.30pm
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
6.00pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
Responses: Smith
Hymns: 215, 12, 347
Fifth Evening service - Thomas Tomkins
Psalm 33
Strengthen ye the weak hands - William Harris
Preacher: The Revd Canon Gilly Myers
Organ: Sounding Heaven and Earth - Cecilia McDowall

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Monday 18th October 2021

Luke the Evangelist

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
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10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Tuesday 19th October 2021

Henry Martyn, Translator of the Scriptures, Missionary in India and Persia, 1812

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
8.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Wednesday 20th October 2021

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Thursday 21st October 2021

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Friday 22nd October 2021

9.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
9.30am
Holy Communion (said)
Lady Chapel
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
5.30pm
Choral Evensong
Cathedral Nave
The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Saturday 23rd October 2021

10.30am
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Sunday 24th October 2021

The Last Sunday after Trinity

9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Cathedral Nave
Hymns: 1, 278, 319
Psalm 126

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
1.30pm
Cathedral Open Today

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.
6.00pm
Choral Evensong (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Cathedral Nave
Hymns: 13, 423 (i), 537
Psalm 119. 121-136

The Cathedral is open for restricted use and times due to Coronavirus restrictions.