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 invited to come and join us. Read more.

For a copy of the Sunday sermon click here.  

Social Justice

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

Online Daily Prayers

schools & families

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

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

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


Cathedral life would not be possible without the help and support of a large number of people. Read more.

Become a Friend of Bristol Cathedral

Become a member of the Fitzhardinge Society

Learn more about Volunteering at the Cathedral

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   

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

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 Eucharist with Cathedral Kidz (in term time)
3.30pm Choral Evensong

Forthcoming Special Services

Saturday 20 August, 12.00pm: Assumptiontide Festival 
Saturday 3 September, 11.00am: Mothers' Union Wave of Prayer
Sunday 16 October, 11.00am: Legal Sunday

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

The August Service & Music List

News & Notes

visit us

Come and enjoy our shop, cafe and garden. Read more for the details of our opening times and travel directions. The Cathedral Cafe will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday 29 August. The Cathedral and the Cathedral Shop will be open as usual.

If you want to hear more about our stories join us for a free guided tour on Saturdays at 11.30 am and 1.30 pm. Occasionally we have other events happening, so if you are coming specially ring 0117 9264879 to check availability.

Please note there are no storage facilities for holding baggage whilst visiting the Cathedral. You must keep your personal belongings with you at all times. We reserve the right to carry out random searches if appropriate.

Keep in touch

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Latest News

Life on the ocean wave

The Revd Martin Gainsborough reflects on two weeks at sea with the Royal Navy: Read more


Upcoming events


Do you have a boy in Year 5 who enjoys singing? Read more about joining the Cathedral Choir here.

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

the Cathedral

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.

Hear about our plans and projects for The Next 10 Years...

WWI Book of Remembrance

Visit our interactive WWI Book of Remembrance. Read more.

To read about our August casualty William Hunter click here

Find out more about our current exhibition No News of Fred