faith & worship

A daily rhythm of prayer and worship is central to the Cathedral's life, and is an expression of our faith. You are warmly invited to come and join us. Read more.

Click here for our new pilgrim tour leaflet - for a spiritual tour around the Cathedral.  

Forthcoming Festivals and Special Services

Wednesday 9 September

5.15pm Evensong
to mark HM Queen Elizabeth II as the longest reigning monarch

Find out more about our work on justice issuesanti-slavery partnership, food poverty, and faith and sustainability.  

Online Daily Prayers

the Cathedral

Click here for the 2014 Annual review

Take a 360° virtual tour of Bristol Cathedral. Visit tour.

Our guides can tell you all our best stories. Read more.

Learn about the history, architecture and art of Bristol Cathedral. Read more.

If you are a foreign visitor and would like to know more about the Cathedral click here for our foreign language guides.

cathedral community

Find out more about being part of the Cathedral community. Click here for information on the events below.  Sign up to our monthly e-newsletter.

Community meeting - see the note and presentations from the March meeting 

Open Fellowship discussion group 

The Forum discussion group

Cathedral coffee

Community lunches - all are welcome to these Sunday lunch events

Fabric Projects

Our regular services

Morning Prayer

Weekdays 8:30am

Holy Communion
Weekdays 12.30pm

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

This Sunday
BCP Holy Communion 8.00am
Eucharist 10.00am
Choral Evensong 3.30pm

The September Music List.


Details of Visiting Choirs during the summer.

If you have a query please ring the Cathedral office on 0117 926 4879.

visit us

Come and enjoy our shop, cafe and garden.  Read more for the details of our opening times and travel directions. The Cafe will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 31 August. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

During August we will be completing a programme of work to improve our toilet facilities. This will effect access to our facilities. Please click here to find out more. Visitors should note that access to the Chapter House is restricted during August, due to these works. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

Marathons - please note on Sunday 13 September there will be road closures for the Bristol half marathon along Anchor Road.  There will also be road closures on Sunday 25 October for the Bristol and Bath marathon.  


There are many ways you can support our work. Read more.

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Latest News

Cathedrals across England welcome over 10 million annually

New report from the Church of England Read more


Upcoming events

WWI Book of Remembrance

Visit our interactive WWI Book of Remembrance. Read more.

To read about our August casualty Benjamin Brooks click here

Book tickets for Wild Men, a new theatre production about our choristers who fought in WWI.

Coming soon - Haunted by War - an exhibition of images by Colin Monk in the South Choir Aisle from 7-28 September. Free admission.  

schools & families

We run a creative and exciting programme of events for children of all ages. Read more

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

Download our Shaun in the City 'Can Ewe Help' trail


Do you have a child in Year 4 who enjoys singing? Read more about joining the Cathedral Choir here.

Visiting Choirs Summer 2015 

Music is an integral part of Bristol Cathedral's life and mission. Read more

Watch a video about the Choir's recent tour of Poland here

Book tickets for Wild Men, a new theatre production about our choristers who fought in WWI