Archive Item of the Week: A Special Relationship with the Parishes

Welcome to Archive item of the week:  where we delve into Guildford Cathedral Archives to highlight some of the unique items within the collection This week: The Diocese.  Our People’s Cathedral Archivist shares with you an interesting part of the Cathedral Archives linking the Cathedral to the Diocese.    As with any Cathedral building, Guildford … More Archive Item of the Week: A Special Relationship with the Parishes

Archive Item of the Week:Designing an important carpet

Welcome to Archive item of the week:  where we delve into Guildford Cathedral Archives to highlight some of the unique items within the collection. This Week: Carpets.  Our People’s Cathedral Archivist delves into the archive to bring insights into the design process for the interior of the Cathedral.   As with any new building the … More Archive Item of the Week:Designing an important carpet

Archive Item of the Week: A Place for Children

Welcome to Archive item of the week:  where we delve into Guildford Cathedral Archives to highlight sine if the unique items within the collection. This Week: The Children’s Garden.  Our People’s Cathedral Archivist looks into the archive and discovers how the children’s garden developed.   Those who have visited the Cathedral may be aware that … More Archive Item of the Week: A Place for Children

The People at the heart of the Cathedral: Our Archive Collections grow

People’s stories and people’s connection to the Cathedral is at the heart of our HLF project – through our Oral History Project, Interpretation and work with Volunteers – this connection to the community is also true when it comes to our Archive. Over the past few months you may have noticed much more of a … More The People at the heart of the Cathedral: Our Archive Collections grow

Archive Item of the Week: The Cost of Building a new Cathedral

Welcome to Archive item of the week:  where we delve into Guildford Cathedral Archives to highlight some if the unique items within the collection. This week: Fundraising.  Our People’s Cathedral Archivist brings you an insight into just what it took to build a new cathedral when the country was right on the brink of the … More Archive Item of the Week: The Cost of Building a new Cathedral

A Step Back In Time

Oral History is a hugely important aspect of the People’s Cathedral Project. Hearing the recollections people have of the early days of this wonderful building is inspiring and brings the heritage of this space into a personal context. We are lucky to have a team of dedicated volunteers listening, recording and transcribing precious memories for use … More A Step Back In Time

Archive Item of the Week: The Silver Jubilee

Welcome to Archive Item of the Week: Where we delve into Guildford Cathedral Archives to highlight some of the unique items within the collection. This Week: Plates!  Our People’s Cathedral Archivist delves into the archive to bring you an item which you wouldn’t necessarily think would belong in an archive.   Within the Guildford Cathedral … More Archive Item of the Week: The Silver Jubilee