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.

lent and easter

Join us during Lent as we journey towards the Cross, examining and renewing our spiritual lives.

Download our Lent Booklet here.

Highlights include:

Sun 25 Mar, 10.00am: Festival Eucharist for Palm Sunday

Wed 28 Mar, 7.30pm: Compline with the Lamentations of Jeremiah

Maundy Thursday, 29 Mar, 7.30pm: The Liturgy of the Last Supper

Good Friday, 30 Mar, 10.00am: The Meaning of the Cross - a new service for children.

Good Friday, 30 Mar, 12 noon: Meditations at the Cross followed by the Liturgy of the Lord's Death

Sat 31 Mar, 9.00pm: The Liturgy of the Resurrection

Sun 1 April, 10.00am: Festival Eucharist; 3.30pm Festal Evensong

faith & worship

A daily rhythm of prayer and worship is central to the Cathedral's life and is an expression of our Christian faith. Find out more about Faith. 


Blessed Is She

On the centenary of women gaining the right to vote, discover more about some of the women in the cathedral community.

sounds and silence

Discover more about our fascinating new research project with the University of Bristol which explores the ecology of sound inside cathedrals.

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 

8.00am BCP Holy Communion 
10.00am Cathedral Eucharist
Children are welcome to attend Cathedral Kids (in term time)
3.30pm Choral Evensong

The March Services & Music List

Read the Sunday sermon 
and News & Notes

Between 2-7 April, daily services will be held at 10.00am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm

visit us

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

social justice

Learn more about our work on social justice issues across the city.


Do you have a son in Year 4?

Our Chorister Voice Trials are coming up in May. Find out more here.

Read more about the musical life of the Cathedral.

history and heritage

Take a 360° virtual tour of Bristol Cathedral and read more about our history.  

cathedral community

Find out more about being part of the Cathedral community.

Keep in touch

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Latest News


Why are the Cathedral's crosses and statues covered in violet veils? Read more


Upcoming events


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

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

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

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


Life at the Cathedral would not be possible without the support and generosity of our communities. Give a gift online.

There are many ways to join in with what we are doing. Why not think about becoming a Friend of Bristol Cathedral, a member of the Fitzhardinge Society or of taking time to volunteer.


Visit our interactive WWI Book of Remembrance.

Read about our February casualty Ernest Prescott