News & Press

Summer Storytime - 7, 14, 21 and 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, Thursday 7, 14, 21 and 28 August, 10-10.30am. Suitable f…

Added Monday 15th July 2019

Family Fun Day - 31 July

Drop into the Nave for a morning of free crafty fun, treasure hunt and exploring the Cathedral.  Wednesday 31 July, 10am – 12.30pm All welcome

Added Monday 15th July 2019

Coffee Concert 25 July

Join us for our next Coffee Concert on Thursday 25 July, coffee served from 10.30 am with the concert starting at 11.15 am and finishing at approximately 12.00 noon. "Fjords and Fiddles" Fumi Otsuki is a violinist born in Sendai, Japan, where he studied the violin with Gerhard Boss…

Added Friday 21st June 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

Organ Recital Series - July and August 2019

Join us for our Annual Series of Organ Recitals, showcasing music and musicians from across the globe. Thursday evenings at 7.30pm 25 July Richard Moore 1 August Colin Andrews 8 August Anne Page 15 August Arnau Reynés 22 August Katherine Dienes-Williams Entrance is free, with a retir…

Added Tuesday 30th April 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