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.
Upcoming Special Services
Saturday 23 September, 3.30pm: Farewell Service to celebrate the ministry of The Rt Revd Mike Hill, Bishop of Bristol. Please be aware that this is a ticketed service. Ticket holders are asked to be seated 20 minutes before the start of the service. Non-ticket holders will not be admitted.
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.
Be A Chorister For The Day
Join us on Saturday 14 October
Read more about this, and the musical life of the Cathedral.
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
Find out more about being part of the Cathedral community.
Our regular services
Choral Evensong or Evening Prayer
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
Read the Sunday sermon
We are open daily and admission is free. Come and enjoy our shop, cafe and garden. Read more.
Free guided tours are usually held on Saturdays at 11.30am and 1.30pm. Ring 0117 926 4879 to check availability if you want to come on a specific date.
The Cathedral will be closed for visitors from 1pm on Saturday 23, Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 September. We apologise for any disappointment.
Learn more about our work on social justice issues across the city. View the full programme.
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Final letter before +Mike's retirement at the end of September Read more
9th September at 09:00am in The South Quire Aisle
28th September at 06:30pm in The Nave
3rd October at 01:15pm in The Nave
Life at the Cathedral would not be possible without the support and generosity of our communities. Give a gift online.
Discover more about our fascinating new research project with the University of Bristol which explores the ecology of sound inside cathedrals and the way that it impacts on visitors.