Welcome to Bristol Cathedral

Find beauty, solace and a warm welcome.
Open daily, free admission.

We are closed to the public on Saturday 20 October

There will be a special service to welcome the new Bishop of Bristol to the Diocese. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes. 

At the Going Down of the Sun

Running until 18 November, this new photography exhibition commemorates the centenary of the First World War 

undivided: Something About Mary

Join us as we explore the significance of Mary for Christians across the generations in music and in art, in history and contemporary culture

Explore the Cathedral

See how to visit and take a virtual tour

Blessed Is She

In this centenary year of women's suffrage, follow the stories of 52 women involved with the cathedral

Bristol Cathedral Choir

The Cathedral Choir has spaces for boys just starting Year 5 who enjoy singing and who would like to join other children in the Cathedral Choir. Click the link above for more information.

Make a Donation

Every donation we receive, however small or large, helps to ensure we are able to remain free to enter and that the Cathedral remains in the best possible condition for future generations. Donate now.

'Bristol Cathedral has one of the best Cathedral interiors in England' Sir John Betjeman (Poet Laureate)

Part of our mission is to keep people safe

Read more about our work to safeguard children and adults and all who visit the Cathedral.  

Nine Days of Prayer

As we approach the Enthronement of the Rt Revd Vivienne Faull, the 56th Bishop of Bristol, join us in nine days of prayer,
based on Bishop Oliver Tomkins's meditations on the Lord's Prayer, Paternoster Pondered

WELCOME VIDEO

we are open daily and admission is free

we are part of the Church of England
and the Diocese of Bristol

take a virtual tour

Upcoming events

20 October - IMPORTANT information for visitors

The Cathedral will be closed to the public for visiting on Saturday 20 October, as there will be a service to welcome the new Bishop of Bristol to the Diocese.  

We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

There will be a service of Morning Prayer at 8.30 am and a Eucharist at 9.00 am, but there will be no service of Choral Evensong that day.  

Blog: “Who do you say that I am?”

Martin Gainsborough reflects a recent experience with the homeless outreach team Read more

Morning Prayer

8.30am Weekdays 

Holy Communion
12.30pm Weekdays 

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

Sundays
8.00am BCP Holy Communion 
10.00am Cathedral Eucharist
with Cathedral Kids (term time)
3.30pm Choral Evensong

There are occassional changes to this general pattern of worship. Please check the Services & Music List for week-by-week details.

The October Services & Music List

This week's News & Notes

WELCOME VIDEO

we are open daily and admission is free

we are part of the Church of England
and the Diocese of Bristol

take a virtual tour

Upcoming events

20 October - IMPORTANT information for visitors

The Cathedral will be closed to the public for visiting on Saturday 20 October, as there will be a service to welcome the new Bishop of Bristol to the Diocese.  

We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

There will be a service of Morning Prayer at 8.30 am and a Eucharist at 9.00 am, but there will be no service of Choral Evensong that day.  

Blog: “Who do you say that I am?”

Martin Gainsborough reflects a recent experience with the homeless outreach team Read more

Morning Prayer

8.30am Weekdays 

Holy Communion
12.30pm Weekdays 

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

Sundays
8.00am BCP Holy Communion 
10.00am Cathedral Eucharist
with Cathedral Kids (term time)
3.30pm Choral Evensong

There are occassional changes to this general pattern of worship. Please check the Services & Music List for week-by-week details.

The October Services & Music List

This week's News & Notes

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