News & Press

Family Fun Day - The Big Draw 30 October

The Big Draw Wednesday 30th October 2019 10am-12.30pm in Guildford Cathedral A free, walk-up event. No booking required. Guildford Cathedral hosts artist Marina Jurjevic as part of the 2019 The Big Draw Festival. Come and create a gift and a keepsake piece of art, and enjoy other crafting…

Added Tuesday 8th October 2019

Cathedral Tots 6 November

Cathedral Tots:   Wednesday 6 November, 10am - 11am A short informal service for parents/carers and their little ones in the Nave.  Join us for music, craft activities, story time and free play; plus the opportunity to chat over refreshments. All parents/carers and their little …

Added Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Coffee Concert 24 October

Join us for our next Coffee Concert on Thursday 24 October, coffee served from 10.30 am with the concert starting at 11.15 am and finishing at approximately 12.00 noon. Every week of the school year, Pimlico Opera gives primary school children a half hour singing lesson at no cost to the school…

Added Monday 23rd September 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

Charity Commission

Charities in connection with Guildford Cathedral The Commission proposes to make a Scheme (a legal document) for these charities. The Scheme will alter the objects of the charities and enable the disposal of part of the land belonging to them. A copy of the Scheme can be seen at apps.charitycommi…

Added Friday 23rd October 2015