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Star of Wonder 15 - 18 January

Experience this stunning and immersive light and sound show inside the interior of Guildford Cathedral. Celebrate the twelve days of Christmas and enjoy a spectacular light and sound show that takes you on the journey of the Magi where you will walk through stunning starry skies and be envelope…

Added Friday 22nd November 2019

Community invited to shape plans

Community invited to shape plans for new homes and public space at Guildford Cathedral   Workshops: Saturday 30th November 2019   VIVID and Guildford Cathedral will be holding their first public workshop session on Saturday 30th November, to help shape the plans for proposed …

Added Friday 15th November 2019

Age UK Carol Service 19 December

For many years now Age UK Surrey and Guildford Cathedral have held a Carol Service which is open to all. We are grateful, once again to the Rock Choir and Guildford Cathedral Singers for singing at this service, alongside the readings and congregational carols.  Coffee and mince pies ar…

Added Wednesday 13th November 2019

A Christmas Cracker CD

The brand new CD release from The Lay Clerks will be on sale here at the cathedral from 9 November.  If you love a traditional Christmas, if you love the great classic Christmas hits by Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Mel Tormé, Harry Belafonte and others, then you will have to buy &lsquo…

Added Wednesday 30th October 2019

2019 Cathedral Concert 14 December

Guildford Cathedral is delighted  to invite you to our 2019 Christmas Concert on Saturday 14 December, 7.30pm, featuring the Lay Clerks. It will be a fun and festive evening of entertainment, including timeless classics such as White Christmas, Let it Snow and Winter Wonderland. Suitable for …

Added Wednesday 30th October 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