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Gloucester Cathedral
September 2019

Sunday 1st September 2019 Art in the City Winners Competition Exhibition This exhibition celebrates the power of art to inspire, keep us well, aid recovery and contribute to fulfilling lives. Displaying works inspired by the spaces, history, faith and traditions of Gloucester Cathedral produced by groups who have been part of our Creative Communities programme. Includes photography by students from Bridge Training Centre, pieces from the Cathedral’s Artists in Recovery Group (AIR) and work by Leckhampton Court Hospice’s Artist in Residence. Plus don’t miss the last chance to see our Big Draw 2017 community colouring-in carpet designed by Amy Jane Adams
 The Good Shepherd Project – Can you find the sheep? The Good Shepherd Project – Can you find the sheep? Friday 8 August to Sunday 1 September All Church of England Primary schools in the Diocese of Gloucester were visited in 2018/2019 by a sheep which was looked after and decorated by the school community, before continuing on pilgrimage to the next school within the deanery for a new adventure and decoration. All the members of the Diocese of Gloucester flock are spending their holidays in Gloucester Cathedral, where they would love to be visited by children and their families from Friday 8 August. Come along during your holidays and follow the sheep trail around the Cathedral…Can you find all the 9 sheep? Check our website for times before visiting.
10:15Sunday EucharistWe will be delighted to welcome you to the Sunday morning Eucharist. It will look and feel different, but that is for good reason as we seek to protect all in the Cathedral during the present health circumstances. You can read about all the measures in place via the website link below. You can attend in person or visit our website to join lives streaming of the service. All worship will be offered in accordance with government and church health and safety guidance. If you wish to attend, please send an email to prayers@gloucestercathedral.org.uk to indicate your attendance (before or after the service) stating clearly your name/s and contact details in order to comply with the track and trace process. These records need to be kept for 21 days and will then be destroyed. Thank you.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
Monday 2nd September 2019 Art in the City Winners Competition Exhibition This exhibition celebrates the power of art to inspire, keep us well, aid recovery and contribute to fulfilling lives. Displaying works inspired by the spaces, history, faith and traditions of Gloucester Cathedral produced by groups who have been part of our Creative Communities programme. Includes photography by students from Bridge Training Centre, pieces from the Cathedral’s Artists in Recovery Group (AIR) and work by Leckhampton Court Hospice’s Artist in Residence. Plus don’t miss the last chance to see our Big Draw 2017 community colouring-in carpet designed by Amy Jane Adams
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Tuesday 3rd September 2019 Art in the City Winners Competition Exhibition This exhibition celebrates the power of art to inspire, keep us well, aid recovery and contribute to fulfilling lives. Displaying works inspired by the spaces, history, faith and traditions of Gloucester Cathedral produced by groups who have been part of our Creative Communities programme. Includes photography by students from Bridge Training Centre, pieces from the Cathedral’s Artists in Recovery Group (AIR) and work by Leckhampton Court Hospice’s Artist in Residence. Plus don’t miss the last chance to see our Big Draw 2017 community colouring-in carpet designed by Amy Jane Adams
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Wednesday 4th September 2019 Limited Access today 2.00pm - 4.15pm There will be limited access today to the Quire between 2.00pm and 4.15pm due to a special service.

The Nave and Cloisters remain open as usual.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
 Art in the City Winners Competition Exhibition This exhibition celebrates the power of art to inspire, keep us well, aid recovery and contribute to fulfilling lives. Displaying works inspired by the spaces, history, faith and traditions of Gloucester Cathedral produced by groups who have been part of our Creative Communities programme. Includes photography by students from Bridge Training Centre, pieces from the Cathedral’s Artists in Recovery Group (AIR) and work by Leckhampton Court Hospice’s Artist in Residence. Plus don’t miss the last chance to see our Big Draw 2017 community colouring-in carpet designed by Amy Jane Adams
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Thursday 5th September 2019 Limited Access today 8.30am - 10.30am There will be Limited Access to the Cathedral today between 8.30am - 10.30am due to a special service.

The Monk's Kitchen Coffee Shop remains open to visitors as usual.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
 Art in the City Winners Competition Exhibition This exhibition celebrates the power of art to inspire, keep us well, aid recovery and contribute to fulfilling lives. Displaying works inspired by the spaces, history, faith and traditions of Gloucester Cathedral produced by groups who have been part of our Creative Communities programme. Includes photography by students from Bridge Training Centre, pieces from the Cathedral’s Artists in Recovery Group (AIR) and work by Leckhampton Court Hospice’s Artist in Residence. Plus don’t miss the last chance to see our Big Draw 2017 community colouring-in carpet designed by Amy Jane Adams
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Friday 6th September 2019 10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:30Lunchtime Holy Communion

An opportunity to take a break from your busy day and join us in the breaking of bread and sharing of wine in Jesus' name.

14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Saturday 7th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
09:30Brunch & BounceWelcome to Brunch and Bounce, a fun and relaxed get together - open to all - and with a bouncy castle and crafts for the children to enjoy! Join us in the Cathedral Chapter House for good coffee, pastries and the weekend papers. Come and spend some time with friends and meet some new ones. Future 2019 dates for your diary: 15 June 13 July 10 August 7 September 19 October 9 & 30 November
10:00Model Funfair ExhibitionSouth Cloisters, Cathedral On Gloucester Day Come and see beautiful working funfair models and accompanying transport. The exhibition is a must-see event which shows the history of the funfair past and present. Promoted by Bill Lane, Model Funfairs - 01452 305046 Admission is Free – donations are welcome in aid of upkeep of the Cathedral
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Cathedral Scaffolding ToursThe Cathedral Stonemasons are undertaking a project to restore the historic stonework of the North Ambulatory and this tour will take you behind the scenes of their work. Those with a head for heights will get up close to stained glass, architectural features and ancient stonework that otherwise could only be admired from way below on the ground.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Sunday 8th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:15Sunday EucharistWe will be delighted to welcome you to the Sunday morning Eucharist. It will look and feel different, but that is for good reason as we seek to protect all in the Cathedral during the present health circumstances. You can read about all the measures in place via the website link below. You can attend in person or visit our website to join lives streaming of the service. All worship will be offered in accordance with government and church health and safety guidance. If you wish to attend, please send an email to prayers@gloucestercathedral.org.uk to indicate your attendance (before or after the service) stating clearly your name/s and contact details in order to comply with the track and trace process. These records need to be kept for 21 days and will then be destroyed. Thank you.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
Monday 9th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
16:00GHF: The Singing MenThe Singing Men - Choir and Community in Post-Reformation Gloucester A talk by Chris Barnes This talk explores how the Cathedral’s skilled musicians ‘The Singing Men’ played a part in the city parishes of Gloucester as well as the Cathedral. Discover harmony and difference from the Reformation to the Restoration. Booking Essential. Tickets £7 from the History Festival Box Office by calling 01452 396572 or visit www.gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk
Tuesday 10th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00GHF: Church Architecture through the AgesChurch Architecture through the Ages at Gloucester Cathedral Meet at the West End by the Gift Shop Experience the changing styles of medieval church architecture in this guided tour. From the iconic pillars of the Norman nave through to the gothic splendour of the famous fan vaulted cloister, Gloucester Cathedral showcases great innovative architecture including the largest window in the world when it was built and the oldest surviving example of perpendicular architecture. Booking Essential. Tickets £10 from the History Festival Box Office by calling 01452 396572 or visit www.gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk Part of the tour includes narrow flights of stairs
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Wednesday 11th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
19:30Evening Organ Recital Adrian Partington Director of Music, Gloucester Cathedral Admission free with retiring collection in aid of Cathedral Music
Thursday 12th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Cathedral Scaffolding ToursThe Cathedral Stonemasons are undertaking a project to restore the historic stonework of the North Ambulatory and this tour will take you behind the scenes of their work. Those with a head for heights will get up close to stained glass, architectural features and ancient stonework that otherwise could only be admired from way below on the ground.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Friday 13th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:00HOD: The Stonemasons WorkshopHeritage Open Day - The Stonemasons Workshop Workshop of St Peter, Pitt Street Gloucester is one of only a few Cathedrals that still has its own onsite Stonemasons’ workshop. Find out more about the work that this team do to conserve and restore an extraordinary building, enjoy carving demonstrations and have a go yourself. Free entry. No Booking necessary.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:30Lunchtime Holy Communion

An opportunity to take a break from your busy day and join us in the breaking of bread and sharing of wine in Jesus' name.

14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Saturday 14th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
 HOD: Hidden Places Tours Heritage Open Day - Hidden Places Tours Free tours of the Cathedral Crypt, Tower and Library are available at a various times throughout the day. Places are limited, tickets will be available from Monday 2 September.
 Limited Access today 1.00pm-3.30pm There will be limited access to to the Lady Chapel today between 1.00pm and 3.30pm due to a special service. The remainder of the Cathedral is open to visitors as usual. Please accept our apologies for any in convenience this may cause.
10:00HOD: The Stonemasons WorkshopHeritage Open Day - The Stonemasons Workshop Workshop of St Peter, Pitt Street Gloucester is one of only a few Cathedrals that still has its own onsite Stonemasons’ workshop. Find out more about the work that this team do to conserve and restore an extraordinary building, enjoy carving demonstrations and have a go yourself. Free entry. No Booking necessary.
10:30HOD: Open Doors at the LibraryClimb the spiral stairs to experience the sights, sounds and smells of this hidden historic gem. Library open 10:30am - 4.00pm, timed entry every 15 minutes from 10.30am - 3.30pm Admission free. Limited numbers for each timed entry slot every 15 minutes from 10.30am - 3.30pm.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00HOD: Parliament Rooms Heritage Open Day - Parliament Rooms Visit three historic rooms in Church House, the former Abbots’ lodgings which are the site of Richard II’s parliament in 1378 and the place where Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn stayed in their royal progress of 1535. Free entry. No Booking necessary
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:00Local Hero: Edward Jenner – Science Art workshopLed by artist Maggie Lushington Cathedral Cloister Pioneer of vaccination Dr Edward Jenner is both a global hero in the world of science and health but also a local acclaimed polymath. From Berkeley Gloucestershire Edward Jenner saved countless lives through his work developing the successful smallpox vaccine. Gloucester Cathedral is home to a well-known statue of Dr Jenner honouring him and his work. This workshop explores the colourful world of science as art – drawing inspiration from digital images of the smallpox virus, participants can have a go at creating their own amazing science art. Recommended for children age 8-12 (must be accompanied by an adult) The session is free and you can drop in any time between 1.00pm and 3.00pm.
13:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
13:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Sunday 15th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:15Sunday EucharistWe will be delighted to welcome you to the Sunday morning Eucharist. It will look and feel different, but that is for good reason as we seek to protect all in the Cathedral during the present health circumstances. You can read about all the measures in place via the website link below. You can attend in person or visit our website to join lives streaming of the service. All worship will be offered in accordance with government and church health and safety guidance. If you wish to attend, please send an email to prayers@gloucestercathedral.org.uk to indicate your attendance (before or after the service) stating clearly your name/s and contact details in order to comply with the track and trace process. These records need to be kept for 21 days and will then be destroyed. Thank you.
11:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:00Collage WorkshopLed by artist Carole Noble Cathedral Cloister Come and have a go at making a collage inspired by the shapes, colours, patterns and history of the Cathedral. Suitable for all ages, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Materials provided. The sessions are free and you can drop in any time.
Monday 16th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Tuesday 17th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Wednesday 18th September 2019 Limited Access Today 1.45pm - 3.00pm There will be limited access today to the East End of the Cathedral between 1.45pm and 3.00pm. The rest of the Cathedral remains open as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
 Limited Access Today from 1.45pm - 3.00pm There will be limited access to the East End of the Cathedral today because of a lecture taking place in the Quire. The rest of the Cathedral will remain open as usual. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:00GHF: Cathedral and its Heraldic GlassCathedral and its Heraldic Glass: A Talk by Netta Clavner The largest window in the world when it was built in 1350, the Great East Window of Gloucester Cathedral is a spectacular example of how medieval monarchs used art to show their power. Hear about the hidden messages contained within the glass about Edward III’s Kingly ideals and divine lineage. Booking Essential. Tickets £7 from the History Festival Box Office by calling 01452 396572 or visit www.gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk
14:00Cloister TourTake a tour of Gloucester Cathedral's great cloister - famous for its breath-taking fan vaulting, the earliest of its kind (and of course, the filming of Harry Potter….)
15:00Cloister TourTake a tour of Gloucester Cathedral's great cloister - famous for its breath-taking fan vaulting, the earliest of its kind (and of course, the filming of Harry Potter….)
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Thursday 19th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30GHF: Church Architecture through the AgesChurch Architecture through the Ages at Gloucester Cathedral Church Architecture through the Ages at Gloucester Cathedral Thursday 19 September 2.30pm - 4.00pm Meet at the West End by the Gift Shop Experience the changing styles of medieval church architecture in this guided tour. From the iconic pillars of the Norman nave through to the gothic splendour of the famous fan vaulted cloister, Gloucester Cathedral showcases great innovative architecture including the largest window in the world when it was built and the oldest surviving example of perpendicular architecture. Booking Essential. Tickets £10 from the History Festival Box Office by calling 01452 396572 or visit www.gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk Part of the tour includes narrow flights of stairs
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Friday 20th September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
 Limited Access Today from 2.00pm until 4.00pm. There will be limited access to the Cathedral Nave today from 2.00pm until 4.00pm due to a Special Service. The rest of the Cathedral will remain open as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:30Lunchtime Holy Communion

An opportunity to take a break from your busy day and join us in the breaking of bread and sharing of wine in Jesus' name.

13:00Informal Concert - Bournemouth Male Voice Choir As the highlight of its Cotswold Tour in September, the Choir is delighted to perform at the Cathedral at the very kind invitation of Nailsworth Rotary who will be carrying out a collection with all donations going to international and local charities. Under the patient guidance of our Musical Director, Mark Burstow, the choir’s confidence has grown in step with an ever-expanding repertoire. It now has a musical range and quality which has been very well received by audiences across the UK and in recent tours of France. We were also the proud winners of the Brighton Male Voice Choir competition in 2017. Whilst conscious and proud of our musical heritage, we are also very keen to learn contemporary compositions and arrangements, testing our own abilities and presenting a diverse musical programme to our audiences. We are very keen to share our music with as broad an audience as possible and really enjoy engaging with those who have an interest in what we do. We’d love you to keep in touch with us, so please do seek us out on Facebook and share your thoughts and pictures from our performance. Admission Free
Saturday 21st September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Collage WorkshopLed by artist Carole Noble Cathedral Cloister Come and have a go at making a collage inspired by the shapes, colours, patterns and history of the Cathedral. Suitable for all ages, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Materials provided. The sessions are free and you can drop in any time.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
13:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:00Cathedral Scaffolding ToursThe Cathedral Stonemasons are undertaking a project to restore the historic stonework of the North Ambulatory and this tour will take you behind the scenes of their work. Those with a head for heights will get up close to stained glass, architectural features and ancient stonework that otherwise could only be admired from way below on the ground.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Sunday 22nd September 2019 Ever-Present Exhibition This exhibition by University of Gloucester Fine Art Students looks to unlock the secret histories of Gloucester Cathedral. The work on display in the Cloisters will explore many themes connected to the Cathedral, such as music, faith and community as well as work inspired by the monuments of historical figures such as Edward Jenner.
10:15Sunday EucharistWe will be delighted to welcome you to the Sunday morning Eucharist. It will look and feel different, but that is for good reason as we seek to protect all in the Cathedral during the present health circumstances. You can read about all the measures in place via the website link below. You can attend in person or visit our website to join lives streaming of the service. All worship will be offered in accordance with government and church health and safety guidance. If you wish to attend, please send an email to prayers@gloucestercathedral.org.uk to indicate your attendance (before or after the service) stating clearly your name/s and contact details in order to comply with the track and trace process. These records need to be kept for 21 days and will then be destroyed. Thank you.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:00Kite-Making WorkshopLed by artist Jenny Ellis Cathedral Cloister Kites have been used for centuries to join the earth to the heavens in ‘celestial art’ and as warning signs, messengers of information and as measuring devises. Their flight relies on technical precision and imaginative design. Early kites were made of leaves then made of wood and cloth then later, paper. Kite flying became a popular pastime. Kites have such a rich history of cultural and spiritual symbolism. They are of great interest, even today for their creative possibilities. Come and join a workshop to make a simple kite that carries a message. Places are free but limited to 12 per sitting however booking is not required. All materials will be provided. Younger children can make a simple folded kite or a flag. Kite and flag workshop recommended for children aged 11+
Monday 23rd September 2019 10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Tuesday 24th September 2019 10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Wednesday 25th September 2019 Limited Access Today from 2.00pm until 4.00pm The whole Cathedral, including Cloisters, will be closed today between 2.00pm and 4.00pm due to a special service. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
Thursday 26th September 2019 10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Friday 27th September 2019 10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:30Lunchtime Holy Communion

An opportunity to take a break from your busy day and join us in the breaking of bread and sharing of wine in Jesus' name.

14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Saturday 28th September 2019 10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
13:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
14:30Tower TourWhy not join one of our Tower Tours? When you get to the top of the winding medieval spiral staircase you’ll discover that it was worth the effort as you enjoy a breath taking view from the roof - on a clear day you can see forty miles across the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. On the way up you will visit the ringing chamber and the bell chamber where you’ll see ‘Great Peter’ the only medieval bell of its size remaining in England. Please be aware that there is no facility to leave bags, so visitors must keep their belongings to a minimum, and remain responsible for them at all times. Sensible footwear is recommended.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.
Sunday 29th September 2019 10:15Sunday EucharistWe will be delighted to welcome you to the Sunday morning Eucharist. It will look and feel different, but that is for good reason as we seek to protect all in the Cathedral during the present health circumstances. You can read about all the measures in place via the website link below. You can attend in person or visit our website to join lives streaming of the service. All worship will be offered in accordance with government and church health and safety guidance. If you wish to attend, please send an email to prayers@gloucestercathedral.org.uk to indicate your attendance (before or after the service) stating clearly your name/s and contact details in order to comply with the track and trace process. These records need to be kept for 21 days and will then be destroyed. Thank you.
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
Monday 30th September 2019 10:30Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
11:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk
12:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
13:30Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
14:00Highlights Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral including the Cloisters, tomb of Edward II and the Lady Chapel.
15:00Highlights Tour Join a Cathedral Guide on one of our daily Highlights Tours. You will hear about the fascinating world of the monks who used to live here, see how architecture has evolved over the last 1000 years and visit where Harry Potter was filmed. Tours last around 50 minutes. They are usually available at the following times: Monday - Friday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm Saturday 10.30am,11.00am, 12.00noon, 1.30pm, 2.00pm Sunday 12.00 Sometimes we have to change times of tours. Check our calendar for latest dates and times. Tickets are £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child (under 16), under 3s free. Purchase tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk.
15:30Crypt Tour Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral. This is where you’ll find remains of the very earliest parts of the building.