Archive Item of the Week: Continuing the Choral Tradition

Welcome to Archive item of the week: where we delve into Guildford Cathedral Archives to highlight some of the unique items within the collection. Music plays an important role in the life of the Cathedral, and Cathedral’s up and down the county can boast excellent Cathedral Choirs singing beautiful choral works.   We have focused … More Archive Item of the Week: Continuing the Choral Tradition

Archive Item of the Week: The Choir on the Road

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 Touring Choir.  Our People’s Cathedral Archivist takes brings you an interesting archive item that sheds life on life in the choir. Guildford Cathedral Choirs is a well-respected and … More Archive Item of the Week: The Choir on the Road

Archive Item of the Week: The Breeches Bible

Archive item of the week aims to delve into Guildford Cathedral Archives to highlight some of the unique items within the collection. This Week: A Family Heirloom   As part of The People’s Cathedral Project we have been systematically going through the archive and beginning the epic task of cataloguing the collection.  As you can … More Archive Item of the Week: The Breeches Bible

Archive Item of the Week: The Parish Connection

Archive item of the week aims to delve into Guildford Cathedral Archives to highlight some of the unique items within the collection.   This week: The connection to the Parishes Guildford Cathedral, like any Cathedral, prides itself on its connections to the parishes throughout the Diocese.  Schools throughout the Diocese have a special connection with the … More Archive Item of the Week: The Parish Connection

Volunteering at the Cathedral: Perspectives from an Archive Volunteer

Have you ever been intrigued to know just what are volunteers get up to while volunteering at the Cathedral?  Well now you can get an inside view from one of marvelous Archive Volunteers I’ve been volunteering one day a week in the cathedral archive for the past couple of months, helping to catalogue the small collection accumulated from the … More Volunteering at the Cathedral: Perspectives from an Archive Volunteer

Archive item of the week: Plans that never came to fruition.

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:  Plans that didn’t happen.  Our People’s Cathedral Archivist takes a look into the planning and organisation for a new build Cathedral. As is well known Guildford Cathedral is a … More Archive item of the week: Plans that never came to fruition.

Archive Item of the Week: The Royal Connection

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 Royal Connection.  Our People’s Cathedral Archivist dips into the archive collection to share with you some interesting objects with a Royal Connection. Guildford Cathedral was consecrated in 1961 … More Archive Item of the Week: The Royal Connection

Archive Item of the Week: An Illustrator’s View

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: Fundraising.  Our People’s Cathedral Archivist shares with you an interesting part of the Cathedral Archives demonstrating the interesting links for the Cathedral in the great fundraising appeal.   It is … More Archive Item of the Week: An Illustrator’s View