His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

10 June 1921 — 9 April 2021

The Dean and the Chapter and the entire cathedral community extend our deepest condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and her family following the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. We assure her of our prayers for her and her family in their time of grief and our prayers of thanksgiving for the long life of service Prince Philip gave to our nation and to the Commonwealth. May he rest in peace and rise in glory.

An online Book of Condolence has been set up at Guildford Cathedral for any members of the community who would like to add their name in thanksgiving for the life of Prince Philip and the lasting contribution he has made to the life of our nation and the Commonwealth.

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News Archive: 2008

A message from the Dean

We are delighted to say that we are back to normal - the Cathedral is open every day from 7.30am to the close of Evensong at 6.15pm and all advertised events and services are taking place. We look forward to seeing many of you at the rescheduled Advent Carol Service on Sunday 7 December at 6.30pm…

Added Tuesday 2nd December 2008


Last updated 1/12/08 at 13:00 A serious incident occurred outside Guildford Cathedral yesterday afternoon (Sunday 30 November) in which a man was shot by police. The Cathedral, the offices and the Refectory are currently closed. We can confirm that Cathedral personnel were not involved or hurt a…

Added Monday 1st December 2008

Organathon Report

Thank you to everyone who supported last weekend's fantastic organ marathon. Organists past and present played from 8pm on Friday, through the night to 8pm (or just after) on Saturday. We are delighted to announce that over £8000 has been raised for the Cathedral's Music Development Foundati…

Added Wednesday 1st October 2008

SingUp Funding

Guildford Cathedral in partnership with Lanesborough School is delighted to have been awarded funding from Sing Up, the National Singing Programme, to provide Chorister Outreach to local primary schools. The partnership, in conjunction with Surrey Arts, the local Music Service, aims to promote si…

Added Tuesday 16th September 2008