Welcome to Bristol Cathedral

The Cathedral stands at the heart of the city and is the Mother Church of the Diocese of Bristol. We are open daily for visitors and worshippers. All are welcome.

faith & worship

A daily rhythm of prayer and worship is central to the Cathedral's life and is an expression of our Christian faith. You are warmly invited to come and join us. Find out more about Faith. See online prayers.  

schools & families

We run a creative and exciting programme things to do for children of all ages. Read more

Explore the Cathedral with our new Robin Trail

Cathedral Kids meets at 10am during term time. All are welcome.

Join us for fun, free half term family activities at Crafty Cathedral

Collect stamps for your Children's University Passport To Learning here!


Read more about the musical life of the Cathedral.

cathedral community

Find out more about being part of the Cathedral community. Click here for more information.

Our regular services

Morning Prayer

8.30am Weekdays 

Holy Communion
12.30pm Weekdays 

Choral Evensong or Evening Prayer
5.15pm Weekdays 
3.30pm Saturdays and Sundays 

This Sunday
8.00am BCP Holy Communion 
10.00am Cathedral Eucharist
Children are welcome to attend the Children's Church (in term time)
3.30pm Choral Evensong

Coming on Sunday? Read about our facilities and activities for children. 

Read the Sunday sermon

Special Services

Thursday 25 May, 6pm: Choral Eucharist on the Feast of the Ascension
Sunday 4 June, 10am: Eucharist on the Feast of Pentecost
Sunday 11 June, 10am: Eucharist on the Feast of Trinity
Thursday 15 June, 6pm: Choral Eucharist on the Feast of Corpus Christi

The April Services & Music List

This week's News & Notes

visit us

We are open daily for visitors and admission is free. Come and enjoy our shop, cafe and garden. Read more

Free guided tours are usually held on Saturdays at 11.30 am and 1.30 pm. Ring 0117 926 4879 to check availability if you want to come on a specific date.  

social justice

Learn more about our work on social justice issues across the city and become involved with our Social Justice group. View the full programme.

the Cathedral

Take a 360° virtual tour of Bristol Cathedral. Visit tour, or read more about our history, or explore our records at the Bristol Archives.  

Keep in touch

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Latest News

Join the Social Justice Network

Find out more about a new network across the Diocese of Bristol Read more


Upcoming events


There are many ways to join in with what we are doing. Think about becoming a Friend of Bristol Cathedral or a member of the Fitzhardinge Society or of taking time to volunteer. Read more

Visit our interactive WWI Book of Remembrance. Read more.

To read about our April casualty Reg Palmer click here. 

Find out more about our new WWI exhibition Bristol's Austrailian Pioneer

sounds and silence

We are delighted to announce a new research project with the University of Bristol which will explore the ecology of sound inside cathedrals and the way that it impacts on visitors. Discover more about this fascinating work.