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Building work begins for Diocesan office at Stag Hill

Building work begins for Diocesan office at Stag Hill On 8 July 2024 Cortec of Farncombe broke ground to extend the former Diocesan Education Centre (DEC) on Stag Hill. The extension is to increase office space for an improved office environment for the Guildford Diocesan Office. The DEC was…

Added Monday 8th July 2024

Planning Appeal Decision | Dismissal

The Cathedral Chapter is very grateful to all those who have supported the Cathedral in its endeavour to obtain planning permission to develop a portion of its land; it has been a long process which has involved much hard work by many people, including the team at Vivid and their partners, over de…

Added Sunday 26th May 2024

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On Sunday 24 April 1994, the Cathedral witnessed one of the first groups of women being ordained as priests following the acceptance of women into this sacred role. The service was a momentous occasion, the order of service is held within our archives. Presiding at this service was Bishop Michael …

Added Wednesday 24th April 2024

BBC Radio 3 Live Broadcast for Ash Wednesday

Guildford Cathedral | BBC Radio 3 Live Broadcast and World Premiere Wednesday 14 February 4pm | Ash Wednesday Guildford Cathedral is delighted to have been chosen for the BBC Radio 3 live broadcast of Choral Evensong on Ash Wednesday. The broadcast will also feature a newly commissioned …

Added Monday 12th February 2024

Announcing the 2024 series of Coffee Concerts

Free Monthly Coffee Concerts at Guildford Cathedral  Guildford Cathedral keeps up its musical traditions with free monthly coffee concerts and are delighted to announce our 2024 series, starting on 8 February.  Talented and highly regarded performers from the local area have been i…

Added Saturday 20th January 2024

Fundraising Campaign launched for Repair of Damaged Door

The damage caused to one of the iconic glass panes on our west front doors, has an initial estimate of £15,000 plus VAT to repair. Unfortunately the insurance does not cover all of the costs of the repair and we are launching a fundraising appeal to help with these extensive costs, more info…

Added Saturday 20th January 2024

Vandalism to Angel Door

Press Release | 12 January 2024 Guildford Cathedral vandalism to Angel Door Vandals damage iconic angel glass at Guildford Cathedral.  It is with great sadness that Guildford Cathedral announces that vandals have caused considerable damage to its iconic glass panes – part of a…

Added Friday 12th January 2024

New Bishop of Dorking Announced

Sixth Bishop of Dorking announced Watch an interview with Paul   Guildford has been home to the Bishop of Dorking designate and his family since 2017, with Paul serving in his current role as Archdeacon of Surrey, responsible for the pastoral care and wellbeing of over 150 clergy, …

Added Wednesday 26th July 2023

20th Anniversary of the Cathedral Girls' Choir

GUILDFORD CATHEDRAL GIRLS’ CHOIR 20th ANNIVERSARY The launch of the girl choristers of Guildford Cathedral Choir took place on 14 March 2003 at 6.30pm, at the Guildhall. A search had begun for ‘musical girls’ in 2002, and a group of twelve girls first formed in November of tha…

Added Wednesday 1st February 2023

Knife Angel | Coming to Guildford March 2023

Press Release | 18 January 2023 Thought provoking anti-violence monument to visit Guildford in March 202 Guildford Cathedral to host Knife Angel Sculpture   A thought-provoking monument which aims to inspire social change will visit Guildford Cathedral in March 2023 as part of the…

Added Wednesday 18th January 2023