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Guildford Cathedral breaks £1m barrier!

Guildford Cathedral breaks £1m barrier The Guildford Cathedral Appeal, which in its first phase needs to raise £1.3m by the end of the summer, has reached the milestone of raising £1m.   The Dean of Guildford, the Very Reverend Dianna Gwilliams  said: “It’…

Added Friday 13th June 2014

Times Article 12.06.14

The coverage of our Appeal in The Times today is welcome but it is regrettable  that some of the information contained in the article is inaccurate. We are seeking to raise £7m to pay for essential repairs to the Cathedral, including the removal of acoustic plaster from the vaults, but…

Added Thursday 12th June 2014

The Very Reverend Alexander Wedderspoon, MA, BD (1931-2014)

Alex Wedderspoon, who died on 10 June 2014, was appointed Dean of Guildford in 1987 after serving as a Lecturer in Religious Education at London University (1963-66), Education Adviser to the Church of England Schools Council (1966-70), and Canon Residentiary at Winchester Cathedral (1970-87). He …

Added Thursday 12th June 2014

MAKE YOUR MARK campaign update

£1m in sight but Cathedral still needs more Marks  The Guildford Cathedral Appeal is in sight of raising £1m, with many individuals, families and parishes getting involved in the MAKE YOUR MARK campaign.  However, the Appeal still needs to raise £400,000 by the end o…

Added Thursday 22nd May 2014

Oral History Project Launched

Guildford Cathedral has successfully secured initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for repairs to the Cathedral fabric and development of its project: Securing Guildford Cathedral’s future: treasures, memories and stories revealed. We are now looking for people to take part i…

Added Wednesday 2nd April 2014

MAKE YOUR MARK campaign launched

Guildford Cathedral is today launching its major fundraising campaign, MAKE YOUR MARK, to help save the iconic Grade 2* listed building.  People of all ages are invited to make their mark on the future of the Cathedral by making a donation or organising a fundraising event. MAKE YOUR MARK fo…

Added Tuesday 25th February 2014

Call for Consultants for Lottery bid

Securing Guildford Cathedral’s future: treasures, memories and stories revealed. A Stage One bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund has been successful and the project has now moved into the development phase. We wish to appoint a number of consultants to assist with the production of an Activity…

Added Monday 13th January 2014

Public Notice for the purposes of Section 121(2) of The Charities Act 2011

The Cathedral Church of the Holy Spirit Guildford owns as trustee of a charitable trust the land adjoining the Cathedral, adjacent to Ridgemount, Alresford Road and Scholars Walk, Guildford, shown on the plan to this notice hatched and edged red.  Chapter as governing body gives notice that i…

Added Friday 3rd January 2014

Cracking concert raises money for Cathedral Appeal

Cadenza Youth Choir and the Surrey Advanced Brass Ensemble gave a cracking concert in the Cathedral on Saturday evening. We are delighted to announce that the collection made a profit of £1,439.68 for the Guildford Cathedral Appeal. Thank you to everyone involved!

Added Monday 23rd December 2013

All bells in paradise - a new CD of Carols from Guildford Cathedral

A fabulous new CD sung by the men and boys of Guildford Cathedral Choir has arrived earlier than expected! We have put it on sale straight away in the Cathedral Shop, it is also available from the music office A perfect Christmas present for friends and family!

Added Tuesday 8th October 2013