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: 2011

Photographs of the Royal Visit

Here are a selection of photos from the visit of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 18 November 2011.

Added Friday 18th November 2011

The Queen to visit Guildford Cathedral’s Golden Jubilee Community event

Guildford Cathedral will welcome Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, to the Cathedral’s 50th Anniversary Community event on Friday November 18 – half a century since The Queen attended the Consecration of the Cathedral on Stag Hill in May 1961.  Ov…

Added Thursday 10th November 2011

Cathedral Administrator

Tony Lyddon retires after 10 years as Cathedral Administrator on Friday 5 August. We are delighted to announce that Chapter has appointed Tina Lambert (married name Grear), who will be joining us on 1 September. Tina comes to us from the Tutu Foundation UK as Chief Executive Officer, and before t…

Added Tuesday 26th July 2011

Fun at the Fair

A big ‘thank you’ to all who contributed in so many different ways to the Cathedral’s Jubilee Summer Fair on 11 June. A huge amount of work went into the planning and publicity masterminded by Faith Savage and the committee, who were assisted by dozens of volunteers. We were re…

Added Friday 17th June 2011

Canon Thistlethwaite on Henry Willis organs

Canon Nicholas Thistlethwaite, Sub Dean, spoke about Henry Willis organs in ‘Loud Organs His Glory’ on BBC Radio 4 last Tuesday. Click here to listen again on iplayer.

Added Thursday 7th April 2011

Appointment of Residentiary Canon and Anglican Chaplain to the University

  The Revd Andrew Bishop, Vicar of Old Basing, has been appointed to the post of Anglican Chaplain to the University of Surrey and Residentiary Canon of Guildford Cathedral. Andrew is a graduate of Leeds University who trained for ordination at St Stephen’s House, Oxford. He and Alice…

Added Friday 25th March 2011

Guildford Cathedral Shop

The new Cathedral Shop, which is an amalgamation the old Book and Gift Shops, was formally opened by the Dean, the Very Reverend Victor Stock, on Monday 10 January 2011. The new shop offers a range of books, liturgical goods and gifts; the Manager (Janice Cruse) and Assistant Manager (Carolyn D…

Added Wednesday 19th January 2011