News & Press

Coffee Concert / World's Biggest Coffee Morning - 19 September

Join us for a mixed programme from students at Christ College and enjoy coffee and cake to raise money for a great cause. Tasty cake, fun activities and beautiful music. What more could you want? This is the third year that Guildford Cathedral have participated in the Macmillan World’s…

Added Monday 12th August 2019

Coffee Concert 29 August

Join us for our next Coffee Concert on Thursday 29 August, coffee served from 10.30 am with the concert starting at 11.15 am and finishing at approximately 12.00 noon. The Rock Choir are really excited to be coming back to Guildford Cathedral and are going to be performing a selection of t…

Added Monday 5th August 2019

Summer Storytime - 28 August

Let your little ones hear some of their favourite stories and learn some new ones, as well as joining in with the words and actions to some fun, lively songs. This is held in the warm and welcoming Seasons Café at the Cathedral, Wednesdays 7, 14, 21 and 28 August, 10-10.30am. Suitable…

Added Monday 15th July 2019

Be a Chorister 2019 28 September 2019

Does your son or daughter love singing? This annual event, run by the music department of Guildford Cathedral under the direction of Katherine Dienes-Williams, Organist and Master of the Choristers, is an opportunity for boys and girls to experience the thrills of singing and being part of the Ca…

Added Friday 31st May 2019

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

Guildford Cathedral Appeal raises £6.9m

4,000 supporters help Guildford Cathedral Appeal raises £6.9m The Guildford Cathedral Appeal, which set out to raise over £7m to save and transform this iconic building, has raised over £6.9m – that’s 96% of its original target. The Dean of Guildford, the Very Reve…

Added Friday 22nd April 2016

New Bishop of Dorking announced

The new Bishop of Dorking will be The Revd Canon Dr Jo Bailey Wells. Jo is currently Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury. She is expected to begin her new role in August. Jo, 50, was ordained in 1995 in the first wave of female priests. Between 1995 and 2001 she served as Chaplain and t…

Added Friday 8th April 2016

Site works

There have been several large-scale projects at the Cathedral in recent months. This news item points readers to the project information pages of this website and will be updated on a regular basis. The People’s Cathedral Project The project description can be found on The People's Cathedr…

Added Friday 29th January 2016

Sunday Evensong change of time from 14 February

The Cathedral Chapter has been considering the pattern of Sunday worship and has agreed that from 14 February 2016 Evensong on Sundays will begin at 6pm instead of 6.30pm. As we settle into the new time of Evensong we will be grateful to receive responses to the change. This decision will be kept…

Added Thursday 7th January 2016

People's Cathedral Blog

The People’s Cathedral history revealed is a year-long interpretation project by Kate Pitt, Intepretation Officer. The Intepretation Officer's blog can be followed at peoplescathedral.wordpress.com. Recent subjects include: Nine Lessons, Advent Candles and Christmas trees Bumper t…

Added Tuesday 22nd December 2015