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!

music

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

The June 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.

The Cathedral will be closed to visitors 10-14 and 17-21 July due to UWE graduations. We apologise for any disappointment.  

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

Sign up to our mailing list to receive updates or join us on Facebook.

Latest News

A statement from the Dean

following the horrific attack in Finsbury Park Read more

WHAT'S ON

Upcoming events

support

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. Read more

Visit our interactive WWI Book of Remembrance. Read more.

To read about our June casualty Vivian Williams click here.

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.